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February in New Orleans

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Mardi Gras.

In February Mardi Gras parades dominate. In 2012 Mardi Gras is Feburary 21st. So, Parades will start about two weeks before that. Best Mardi Gras parades The French Quarter begins to get wild, building up to the big day.

But kids are welcome and families are comfortable on St. Charles Ave. If you're new to all this better read up on it. The Carnival season and Mardi Gras day are very unique experiences no matter what your interests are. If you're an animal lover don't miss the parade for cats, Endymeow or Barkus for dogs.

But kids are welcome and families are comfortable on St. Charles Ave. If you're new to all this better read up on it. The Carnival season and Mardi Gras day are very unique experiences no matter what your interests are. If you're an animal lover don't miss the parade for cats, Endymeow or Barkus for dogs. For the irreverent, not to sensitive sort, try the Krewe du Vieux

And, don't forget to celebrate Lundi Gras.

Weather

In February the average high is 65° F and the average low is 46° F. Average rainfall is 5.6 in.

The Month at a Glance

Specific Dates

  • Jan 31- Feb 5 Blue Man Group at the The Mahalia Jackson Theater
  • Feb 01 Hornets vs. Phoenix Suns 7:00 PM in the New Orleans Arena
  • Feb 2-4 The Boat Show in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome
  • 4th - Red Hot Chili Peppers at the New Orleans Arena
  • 4th Mardi Gras Parades start. 2012 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule
  • Feb 06 Hornets vs. Sacramento Kings 7:00 PM in the New Orleans Arena
  • Feb 08 Hornets vs. Chicago Bulls 7:00 PM in the New Orleans Arena
  • Feb 10 Hornets vs. Portland Trail Blazers 7:00 PM in the New Orleans Arena
  • Feb 13 Hornets vs. Utah Jazz 7:00 PM in the New Orleans Arena
  • Feb 15- 16 Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour 8:00 PM in the New Orleans Arena
  • Feb 17 The The Big Easy Blues Festival
  • Feb 29 Hornets vs. Toronto Raptors 7:00 PM in the New Orleans Arena
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