2023 Mardi Gras Parades to Watch in New Orleans

Colorfully costumed people marching in a New Orleans Mardi Gras parade.

THE BEST MUST-SEE PARADES TO EXPERIENCE IN NEW ORLEANS THROUGHOUT THIS MARDI GRAS SEASON

Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is a massively iconic part of New Orleans culture. The celebration is famous for its krewe-organized parades and is a must-see event for locals and visitors worldwide.

Krewe of Endymion Parade (Feb. 18, 2023)

The Krewe of Endymion parade is a must-see during Mardi Gras. The parade is organized by the Krewe of Endymion, which is one of the largest krewes in New Orleans. The Krewe of Endymion parade takes place on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, and features spectacular floats, often decorated with lights and other special effects.

Krewe of Bacchus Parade (Feb. 19. 2023)

The Krewe of Bacchus parade is organized by one of the most popular krewes in New Orleans. The parade takes place on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023, and this year’s king is actor and comedian Adam Devine.

Krewe of Orpheus Parade (Feb. 20, 2023)

The Krewe of Orpheus parade is another must-see experience during Mardi Gras. The parade is organized by the Krewe of Orpheus, which is a fan-favorite in New Orleans. The Krewe of Orpheus parade takes place on Lundi Gras, Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, the day before Mardi Gras.

Krewe of Zulu Parade (Feb. 21, 2023)

The Krewe of Zulu Parade is organized by the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club and is, perhaps, the most exciting parade during Mardi Gras. Zulu is one of the oldest and most famous African-American krewes in New Orleans. The Zulu parade takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, before Ash Wednesday, and features floats, marching bands, and the ultimate prized throws that every spectator hopes to catch — the Zulu coconuts.

Krewe of Rex Parade (Feb. 21, 2023)

The most famous parade during Mardi Gras is the Krewe of Rex parade, which is organized by the oldest and most prestigious krewe in New Orleans. The parade is considered the King of all Mardi Gras parades. The Krewe of Rex parade takes place on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, and features dozens of floats, marching bands, and costumed participants.

Stay at the Jung Hotel & Residences

The Krewes of Rex, Zulu, Orpheus, Bacchus, and Endymion are some of the best parades that visitors should watch during the Mardi Gras season. One of the best ways to experience Mardi Gras in New Orleans is by staying at a hotel in the middle of it all. The Jung Hotel & Residences is ideally situated near the Canal Streetcar line, allowing easy accessibility. Make a reservation at the Jung Hotel today, and experience adventure, fun, and leisure.

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ROOMS

The Jung Hotel & Residences’ rooms and suites offer contemporary and luxurious Downtown New Orleans accommodations on Canal Street near Caesars Superdome. All guest rooms include personal amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions, a workstation, a laptop safe, and bottled water. Other features are deluxe pillow-top mattresses and Bluetooth alarm clocks with USB charging ports.

CORPORATE

The Jung Hotel & Residences has all the accommodations business travelers need or want during their Downtown New Orleans stay on Canal Street near Caesars Superdome. Situated in the heart of Downtown New Orleans, the Jung Hotel & Residences is a hub for business travelers on the Canal Street streetcar line. The hotel offers corporate guests peaceful stays while offering accessibility to the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Caesars Superdome, and streetcar transportation.

WEDDING

The Jung Hotel & Residences is a much sought-after location for modern New Orleans weddings on the iconic palm tree-lined Canal Street near Caesars Superdome. Our elegant Grand Hall and rooftop accommodate wedding ceremonies and receptions with up to 200 guests. Whether a bride wishes for a grand ballroom reception or an intimate poolside ceremony on the roof, the Jung Hotel & Residences has it all.

EXPLORE

Downtown New Orleans is a haven for live music, eccentric nightlife, and bold cuisine. The Jung Hotel & Residences, a Canal Street hotel near Caesars Superdome, puts hotel guests in a premier location. From Downtown New Orleans’ Caesars Superdome to Canal Street’s historic streetcars, there is much to explore within a streetcar ride from the Jung Hotel & Residences.

LIFE AROUND THE HOTEL

  • WILLA JEAN
  • CANAL STREETCAR
  • THE SAZERAC BAR
  • THE RUSTY NAIL
  • CAESARS SUPERDOME
  • SAENGER THATRE
  • THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM
  • SMOOTHIE KING CENTER
  • COCHON RESTAURANT