Mardi Gras 101

Mardi Gras is all about music, parades, picnics, floats, dances and is celebrated as a huge holiday in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year, the event falls on March 4th, which is the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday (when the ritual fasting of the Lenten season begins).


Round trip from New York City  New Orleans, Louisiana (March 2nd-March 5th) starting at just $513 (flight details: