Krewe of VIPs Makes Mardi Gras More Accessible

February 4, 2020 Catching a parade isn’t always possible for some people with disabilities, but thanks to a local organization, accessibility is becoming less of an issue. Backed by Touro Synagogue and develo...

Donate Your Weight Contest & Initiative

January 29, 2020 #DonateYourWeightNOLA A new bead-donation initiative hopes to make Mardi Gras more green than purple and gold. Nola Family and Bambino, a community-focused app for connecting families with s...

NORD Hosts its First Special Needs Masquerade Ball

January 6, 2019 Join the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission as it kicks off the 2020 carnival season with its first annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball for New Orleans' special needs population...

From the Editor

December 31, 2019 While NolaBoomers.com is under construction, our articles can be found here on our sister site, Nola Family.  New year, new you, right? That old cliche of New Year’s resolutions and starting...

Mardi Gras Marching Krewes You’ve Never Heard Of 

In the last decade, a proliferation of dance/marching krewes have become almost as synonymous with Mardi Gras as floats and marching bands are. While most of these krewes carter to more adult sensibilities, N...

Parade Day Planning: Our Guide to Mardi Gras 2020

Updated 2/13/20 From suspended parade routes to more safety rules, Mardi Gras 2020 could see a lot of changes. Here’s what's new for this year’s Carnival season. Mardi Gras 2020 Kid-Fun Parades & Safety...

Mardi Gras Camps 2020

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Mardi Gras is almost here. Don't miss your chance to sign your little one up for camp. Adventure Quest Laser Tag Mardi Gras Camp 1001 Elmwood Park Blvd. Ages: 5–12 Cost: $50/d...