Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras Guide contains 172 colorful pages of facts, photos, features, and fun, including more than 50 individual parade profiles and maps. The award-winning magazine includes a history of the event; answers to the 25 most frequently asked questions; an illustrated glossary of Mardi Gras terms; and articles on New Orleans personalities, traditions and happenings. For more than three decades, the city's top writers and photographers have worked together to create a publication that has achieved genuine collectible status. With more than two million copies sold, Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras Guide is recognized as the program to the event.

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Media Watch
Posted: January 21, 2016

Tonight at 7 PM on WYES-TV, the 30th annual Carnival edition of "Steppin' Out" will air, featuring Peggy Scott and Errol Laborde and yours truly, discussing this year's Carnival season.

Parade Calendar
Posted: January 21, 2016

This weekend's lineup of Carnival events is an example of the diversity and variety in Mardi Gras. For grown-ups only, the Krewe du Vieux and krewedelusion parade Saturday from the Marigny through the French Quarter starting at 6PM. In Slidell Saturday, the popular Krewe of Bilge boat parade sails at noon, while the walking cub Mona Lisa & Moonpie begins at 6 PM. Sunday at 1PM in Metairie, the Little Rascals roll for the 33rd time, while the 13-float Perseus parade steps off at the same time in Slidell. And don’t forget the Pearl River Lions Club parade at 1 PM Sunday.

Posted: January 17, 2016

Get connected to the best of Mardi Gras with the new Mardi Gras Guide app! Maps and parade info for 50 parading krewes with links to their official krewe websites. Shop for King Cakes, Carnival supplies, restaurants and more. Happenings and events in and around town. Updates with new announcements and parade changes. Available now at the Apple App Store and Google Play for phone or tablet. The complete resource for Mardi Gras on the go! $4.99

Breaking News
Posted: January 15, 2016

Warren Easton grad Anthony Mackie will reign as the first black Bacchus.

Posted: January 15, 2016

Saturday, January 16, I will be signing my 40th annual Mardi Gras Guide at two Winn Dixie stores; from 11 AM-1 PM uptown at 5400 Tchoupitoulas and from 2 PM-4 PM at 401 N. Carrollton in Mid City.

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