Category - Mardi Gras

By Greg LaRose, | The Times-Picayune

Carnival season continues to change in Jefferson Parish, as officials place an emphasis on the first weekend of parades. For 2020, two krewes will roll on

Kenner to Make Major Carnival Announcement

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:00 AM

Kenner, LA. – Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn, Police Chief Mike Glaser, members of the City Council and Jefferson Parish District 5 Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken will hold a news conference on Wednesday

METAIRIE, LA – The same day veteran Captain Bob Carnesi notified news media of his personal decision to retire the Krewe of Caesar’s parade, as many as six (6) carnival krewes, including two (2)

Mardi Gras in Jefferson Parish

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:00 PM

Jefferson, LA – President Michael Yenni and Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken would like to thank all of the Jefferson Parish employees, the Jefferson Parish Visitors Convention and Visitors Bureau,

Metairie Mardi Gras Set for Big Update

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 10:00 AM

JEFFERSON, LA — President Michael Yenni, Councilwoman Jennifer Van Vrancken and the Department of Citizens Affairs have set the stage for the biggest upgrade to Metairie Mardi Gras in a generation,

And The Ball and All Is Back at Rivertown Theaters

Friday, February 8, 2019 9:00 AM

Back by popular demand each year, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts will bring back locally written And The Ball and All for one weekend February 8 – 10 for the first time on the Main Stage.

Carolyn Heneghan

Mardi Gras may be a notorious party season in New Orleans, but local residents and community leaders have worked to preserve a more family-friendly side of these Carnival traditions

The 2nd Annual Carnival Kickoff

Monday, June 19, 2017 10:00 AM

Carnival Kickoff


Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:00 PM

Kenner, LA. – Kenner’s annual Lundi Gras celebration in Rivertown, featuring the meeting of the courts of the Krewe of Argus and the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club of New Orleans, takes place on

JEFFERSON, LA – Starting Monday, February 6, 2017, Jefferson Parish residents will now be able to get live updates during Family Gras 2017 and all the Mardi Gras parades in real-time. The new service