What to Do This Mardi Gras

King cakes, parades, and beads. Oh my! Carnival season is coming to a close, but the real fun is just about to begin! With many schools and businesses closing their doors for Fat Tuesday, February 28, go out and celebrate Mardi Gras Louisiana Style! Regardless of if you’ll be here in Baton Rouge, traveling to the soon to be packed city of New Orleans, or somewhere far away dreaming of Louisiana celebrating it’s unique holiday, there are endless amounts of events, activities, and little pieces of Mardi Gras available to you to celebrate this season!


It’s not Mardi Gras without seeing giant floats pass by while screaming “throw me somethin.”  Although New Orleans may be the hub for all things Mardi Gras, surrounding areas and states have activities that are equally as fun and entertaining. Below are states that have parades and events celebrating the Mardi Gras season. Clik on your state to find out whats happening near you!



No matter where you are  we’ve got you covered on where to get some of the BEST King Cakes from Louisiana. There are plenty of wonderful, local establishments that have amazing King Cakes, and fortunately many will ship them to where ever you are if you are unable to make it down south this Mardi Gras. Here are some links to where you can order your king cake today!


Still craving King cake? Here are some quick fixes…
  • King Cake Soda – Abita Beer
  • King Cake latte and Mochasippi – Community Coffee
  • Mardi Gras milkshake – Sonic drive-In



“Laissez les bon temps rouler

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