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Lunia Gras
— Zulu Lundi Gras Festival

 

Lundi Gras and Zulu Lundi Gras Festvial

Lundi Gras — Fat Monday
Almost as popular as Mardi Gras, Lundi Gras is also referred to as "Fat Monday""Gras" is French for "Fat" and "Lundi" is French for "Monday.Lundi Gras festivities include the popular Zulu Lundi Gras Festival and the "Krewe of Orpheus Parade."



Fun Mardi Gras & Lundi Gras Celebrations

Super Krewes
— "Super Parades"
Super Krewes (or Super Parades) are the largest Mardi Gras Parades in New Orleans — defined by their spectacular super-floats, marching bands and celebrity Grand Marshalls.

Three popular Super Krewes that take place in New Orleans include:

  • Krewe of Endymion
  • Krewe of Bacchus
  • Krewe of Orpheus

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Zulu Lundi Gras Festival
Since 1993, the Zulu Lundi Gras Festival has attracted thousands of revelers to Woldenberg Park, along the Mississippi River in New Orleans' French Quarter.

This fun exciting day includes live entertainment by some of the city's (and the world's) best musicians performing on three stages (including a kids' stage). Feast on an array of fabulous Cajun food and New Orleans delicacies.

Join in a second line as the Zulu Mardi Gras Carnival Characters parade every hour through the thousands of costumed revelers. Don't miss the arrival of the Zulu King by U.S. Coast Guard Cutter along with his entourage.


Zulu Parade
— 100th Anniversary

February 2009 marked the 100th Anniversary of the Zulu Parade (which is run by the city's largest African-American krewe).

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Zulu Lundi Gras Festival

Zulu Lundi Gras Festival History

Zulu Parade and Annual Coronation Ball

 


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