Mardi Gras Experience & French Quarter Tour
One of the most well-known ways to celebrate in New Orleans is Mardi Gras. This annual parade and party make up the most famous Mardi Gras festivities in the United States. Throughout this walking tour, guests will be able to learn all about the carnival to truly get a new perspective on this New Orleans party.
Your two-hour walking adventure begins and ends at The American Sports Saloon. From here, you will embark upon on an amazing journey through the French Quarter to learn all about Mardi Gras, pirate legends, history, ghostly happenings, and tales of voodoo. All of these elements combine to make the French-rooted city one of the most unique destinations in the US.
Witht this seasonal endeavor, you will be able to hear all about the history of New Orleans' favorite celebration - Mardi Gras. This French Catholic traditional festival takes place the week before Ash Wednesday, with booming parades and celebration taking place throughout the French Quarter and Bourbon Street. As the capital of French-colonized Louisiana, New Orleans has been celebrating Mardi Gras for longer than any other city in the country. If you want to experience this holiday in a fun and authentic way, then you definitely do not want to miss out on Mardi Gras in 'Nawlins'. Learn all about this tradition by seeing the site where the parade kicks off and to be educated on the history of Mardi Gras.
The walking tour also includes tons of information about the French Quarter, New Orleans' most famous area and the origin of its annual Mardi Gras parade. As well as being able to learn about Mardi Gras on this tour, guests will be able to uncover the rich history of the French Quarter through stories via your knowledgeable local guide. You will hear everything from legends and myths to tales of voodoo magic and ghostly hauntings. You will even be able to use real ghost-hunting equipment along the way.
There is so much to learn, see, and do in New Orleans. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the culture, history, and legends of this city with the Mardi Gras & French Quarter tour. Book your New Orleans vacation package today and enjoy the wonderful attractions and activities in this vibrant and colorful city.