Mardi Gras World

1380 Port of New Orleans Place
New Orleans, LA 70112


Fun for all ages, Mardi Gras World gives you an authentic Mardi Gras experience all year round!

Take an exclusive tour of New Orleans’ main attraction, as Mardi Gras World gives you a rare behind-the-scenes look at the magic of Mardi Gras. Since 1947, Blaine Kern Studios has built the breathtaking parade floats that make Carnival the greatest show on Earth!

Our knowledgeable guides take the mask off Mardi Gras with an all-access tour of the dens where these magnificent floats are born. Learn more about the history of this unique and festive tradition. The whole family will love to tour these working studios, where our artisans create the spectacular floats for over 40 parades each year. Tours also include a display of Mardi Gras costumes, a historic video and a free slice of King Cake!

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