The long weekend just past was a hearty-partying celebration featuring a multitude of parades—not only in
Today is the final big blowout. Ten parade krewes will roll within the 30-mile area around
The festivities officially end at midnight tonight, when a phalanx of New Orleans Police Department officers, led by the Chief of Police, sweep down Bourbon Street in the French Quarter, warning the revelers, “Mardi Gras is now over! Mardi Gras is now over!,” followed by a fleet of sanitation trucks sweeping up the mounds of debris.