Free entry to Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World - save $19

Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World

New Orleans Power Pass Benefits:

Free entry to Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World
Normal Ticket Price: Adult: $19.95; Child: $19.95

Go behind the scenes and learn about the world of the Mardi Gras from none other than Blaine Kern, the creator of the floats that parade down the streets of New Orleans for the Mardi Gras festival. This one-of-a-kind tour will let you experience an important part of the history and culture of New Orleans and makes for a great day out.

See first-hand the hard work that goes into creating the floats and all the effort that brings the Mardi Gras to life! See the costumes, watch a fascinating video and even try a slice of King Cake – something not to be missed whilst in New Orleans!

Things to see: 

- Mardi Gras studio

- Larger than life costumes

- Fascinating video about the history of Mardi Gras

Fun Facts:

• Blaine Kern has been making the Mardi Gras floats since 1947

• More than 500,000 King Cakes are sold each year in New Orleans between January 6 and Fat Tuesday

• One of the most popular – and most photographed – floats in all of Mardi Gras is the Boeuf Gras (the fatted bull) float in the Rex parade

Please note: a free shuttle will take you to the studio and you can be picked up from 20 convenient downtown locations. Just call when you are at one of our many locations and we will quickly pick you and your party up.

Tours run every 30mins.

see the: full list of attractions included

Tours every 30mins
Monday 09.30 - 17.30
Tuesday 09.30 - 17.30
Wednesday 09.30 - 17.30
Thursday 09.30 - 17.30
Friday 09.30 - 17.30
Saturday 09.30 - 17.30
Sunday 09.30 - 17.30
Last Admission: 1 hour before closing

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Address:

1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130,

Telephone:

504-361-7821