Carnival is the festival season that occurs before Lent, and which ends today with Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday).
Nola.com has produced this schedule of today's parades in New Orleans:
- Zulu - Uptown, 8 a.m.
- Rex - Uptown, 10 a.m.
- Elks Orleans - after Rex
- Crescent City - after Elks
- Argus - Metairie, 10 a.m.
- Jefferson Trucks - after Argus
- Elks Jefferson- after Jefferson
- Grela- West Bank, 11 a.m.
- Bes - West Bank, after Grela
Mobile, Alabama Parade Routes
WKRG News has produced a Google Map showing the routes of Mobile's Mardi Gras parades. Use the tabs at the top of the map to toggle through the four routes.