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Family and friends can watch the world-famous Mardi Gras parades directly in front of InterContinental New Orleans. Stay in the heart of the action during Carnival season and take advantage of our up-close-and-personal Mardi Gras stands that give you exclusive access to floats passing on St. Charles Avenue. 

Guests visiting during Mardi Gras are encouraged to download our Mardi Gras Letter to learn about hotel procedures during festivities!

Valet parking starting at $60 per night regular-sized vehicles |$65 per night oversized vehicles , plus tax

Self parking starting at $45 per night regular-sized vehicles, plus tax

Mardi Gras Schedule


Mardi Gras Public Viewing Stands

Mardi Gras Hotels

At the InterContinental New Orleans, our world famous Mardi Gras viewing stands are back and better than ever! Families of all ages can get up close and personal with the parades. 

  • First come, first served seating
  • Stadium-style bleachers
  • Excellent cuisine and "Stinky Ritas"
  • Open one hour before parades start


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