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Late Winter/Early Spring Festivals in New Orleans

Just after New Year, New Orleans festivals and events get started. It all starts with Twelfth Night and the start of Carnival, also known as king cake season!

Listen to my discussion with my wife, Marie Bologna, as we cover everything from Twelfth Night through the end of March. You'll hear a bit about Mardi Gras, the Bourbon Festival, a celebration in honor of Tennessee Williams and a whole lot more!

NOTE: Yes, I get that January isn't spring, but when it is 70' out, it sure feels like it!

Time Stamps

We covered a lot of ground. Use this as a guide if you want to go back and listen about a specific event.

7:00   King Cake Festival 15:16  Brick Universe Lego Fan Expo 17:18  Tet Fest 18:24  Marley Gras Jerk Chicken Festival 20:31 Chewbacchus 23:48  Krewe du Vieux 25:50 a surprise visitor joins the podcast! 26:44  First weekend of Mardi Gras parades 28:35  Lundi Gras 31:12  Taco Festival 33:35  St. Patrick’s Day 34:36  Super Sunday (Mardi Gras Indians) 39:11  Wednesday at the Square Concert Series 42:26  BUKU Music + Art Project 44:51  New Orleans Bourbon Festival 47:56  New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 50:06  Tennessee Williams Literary Festival , Sinners & Saints 52:42  Hogs for the Cause 55:34  Congo Square New World Rhythms Festivals 57:26  Spring Fiesta Home Tours   Sponsor: The Old 77 Hotel and Chandlery

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Thank You

A big thanks to Marie Bologna for joining me today. It is always a treat for me when Marie joins me for these discussions, plus it is great to get her insight into events happening in New Orleans.

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