Guide to Mardi Gras 2008

Carnival season is upon us. Here"s a list of all you need to know for Mardi Gras 2008, including parade schedules, safety tips, rules for guests of Tulane students, and special events going on for Tulanians around the country. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

Mardi Gras Break is Feb. 4-5

Parade Schedule

Mardi Gras Guest Registration Info
by Housing and Residence Life

Mardi Gras Safety Information
by Housing and Residence Life

Campus Police - Uptown
(504) 865-5200
Campus Police - Downtown
(504) 988-5555

Tulane Affiliated Events

Catch the Tulane Marching Band in several Carnival parades. The band is also looking for volunteers to help carry the banner and throw band doubloons. Call 314-BAND.

Saturday, Jan. 26 - The Mystic Krewe of Olympia in Covington at 6 p.m. Pre-parade party 3:30 - 6 p.m. - RSVP Required; Contact Anne Wingfield 866-440-0334 or

Friday, Feb. 1 - Krewe D"Etat in Uptown New Orleans, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 3 - Thoth in Uptown New Orleans, 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday Feb. 5 - Rex in Uptown New Orleans, 10:00 a.m.

The Mardi Gras Collection is an online exhibition of classic carnival float designs, ball invitations, photographs and more dating from the 1800s to modern times.

Mardi Gras National Sports Law Competition

Mardi Gras parties for Tulane alumni around the country

The Mardi Gras Invitational is the largest career and interviewing fair in New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. Feb. 19-20.

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