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08/22/2019 ~ 08/28/2019
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Mardi Gras World Admission & Guided Tour With Complimentary Shuttle Transportation

Use coupon code MARDIGRAS and receive 10% off. Complimentary shuttle pickup!

Come see where Mardi Gras is made! This is the only a tour that offers a real, behind-the-scenes look at how Mardi Gras is made. The fantastical floats are handcrafted by NOLA artists all year long and are the highlight of the party during parade season. This hour-long tour allows visitors to see take a sneak peek at the newest designs! Learn about what makes New Orleans famous: Mardi Gras!

Activity Highlights
  • Behind-the-scenes look at New Orleans Mardi Gras
  • See the 3-D digital fabricator that carves out the Mardi Gras float props
  • Enjoy a free slice of King Cake, a New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition
  • Complimentary shuttle transportation to and from our facility

Duration: Varies

What's Included
  • 1-hour guided tour of Mardi Gras World
  • Slice of King Cake
  • Shuttle transportation from Downtown New Orleans or the French Quarter
What to bring
  • Camera
  • Comfortable walking shoes
Restrictions
  • Mardi Gras World is closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter and, of course, Mardi Gras Day.
  • Mardi Gras World will close at 2 pm (last tour begins at 1 pm) on Christmas Eve as well as the Saturday, Sunday, and Monday before Fat Tuesday.
  • Throughout Mardi Gras festivities, complimentary shuttle pick up will vary day to day due to parades, but Mardi Gras World will do their best to accommodate all on the routes they are able to access.
Additional information
  • Mardi Gras World is open 7 days a week, from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, with the first tour beginning at 9:30 am and the last tour beginning at 4:30 pm.
  • Mardi Gras World has self-guided tour brochures available in 6 different languages (Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French and Mandarin).
  • French tours available upon special request.
  • Gift shop on site.
  • Children under 2 are free.
  • Restrooms available.
  • Mardi Gras World is handicap friendly. Courtesy wheelchairs are available onsite for use, first come first serve.
  • Mardi Gras World offers a complimentary shuttle with designated pick-ups downtown and in the French Quarter. Please call 504-361-7821 to request pickup.
Cancellation policy

Once the voucher is redeemed at Mardi Gras World your ticket(s) is valid for one day only. Online tickets are non-refundable after they have been redeemed. Customer may cancel their ticket order prior to the selected date for a full refund minus a $5 service fee.

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Mardi Gras World Admission & Guided Tour With Complimentary Shuttle Transportation

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Verified Traveler Reviews

Awesome
about 14 days ago
Great place to visit to see how the floats are made!!!
Pamela G
Mardi Grad World
about 25 days ago
Able to purchase tickets with ease and loved the free shuttle. Made it super easy. Enjoyed the tour and found it very interesting since I am not from the area. Would recommend it to other looking for something to do.
Jeanette V
Very cool
about 1 month ago
Had a great time, very interesting
Jessi D
Very informative!
about 2 months ago
We really enjoyed this tour. A great place to take pictures and see Mardi Gras close up. But don’t plan on taking the Free Shuttle unless you are staying at or near the Marriott Hotel. Otherwise, you need to drive and pay for parking.
Julia G