· July 6, 2018
· July 3, 2018
· April 24, 2018
What You'll Get
Hop on the complimentary shuttle from any of its 20 convenient downtown New Orleans locations. When you arrive at Mardi Gras World, located on the beautiful riverfront, you’ll be greeted by your friendly, knowledgeable guide for a 1-hour behind-the-scenes tour of this famous facility.
Explore the warehouses where artisans create spectacular Mardi Gras floats that are used in more than 40 parades each year. Admire the intricate designs and vibrant colors of these interesting, one-of-a-kind creations as your guide explains their meanings. Wandering through these magical studio spaces, you’ll see firsthand the skillful craftsmanship that goes into every float, giving you unique insight into the hard work, creativity and extensive planning that goes into such a grand celebration.
Your guide will teach you about the history of this unique and festive tradition that goes beyond its modern-day reputation of wild celebration antics.
Snap photos in front of the floats, pose with props, and try on Mardi Gras costumes with your friends and family. Top your experience off with a piece of King Cake, a delicious Mardi Gras tradition!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Tour does not operate on Mardi Gras Day, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and Easter
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
Completed floats may not be along the tour route the week leading up to Fat Tuesday
- Admission to Mardi Gras World
- Guided walking tour
- Slice of King Cake
- Shuttle pickup and drop-off from select downtown New Orleans locations
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
Shuttle transport is provided from 20 downtown New Orleans locations; please call tour operator for a list of pickup locations (contact details provided on confirmation voucher)
Shuttles run every half hour from each locations from morning until mid‐afternoon. Please call tour operator for estimated pickup time.
9:30am - 3:30pm
Tours occur every half hour.
Returns to original departure point
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Mardi Gras World in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.
This offer is not eligible for promo codes.
The Fine Print
ALL SALES FINAL. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale and Extraordinary Event Policy do not apply. See Viator voucher terms under "Viator Vouchers" here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.