WWL Mardi Gras

WWL is your Mardi Gras information station!  We have everything you need to know about FAT TUESDAY in our “Carnival Digest!”  You’ll also find the latest Mardi Gras news and interviews, parade dates, routes and all the details about every Carnival krewe.  Plus, parade rules & safety tips, Mardi Gras “speak” - our special language of Carnival, future Fat Tuesday dates, Mardi Gras history and lots more!  

  • When parades are rolling, listen to WWL for exclusive Arthur Hardy “Parade Previews” every morning at 6am and 10am…high noon…and on your drive home at 4pm and 7pm. We’ll tell you which krewes are rolling and what they’re throwing.  Plus, any last minutes changes.  Also check our podcasts of Arthur’s previews online at WWL.com or our WWL app. 
  • When you’re headed to parades, keep your radio locked on WWL (105.3-FM, 870-AM and WWL.com).  We deliver Mardi Gras Traffic Reports every 15 minutes!  The Krewe of WWL will tell you where the Krewes are rolling… every 15 minutes …to get you to the parade or your other destination on time.  We want you & your krewe to Laissez les bons temps rouler! 
  • Then, on Fat Tuesday…WWL’s award winning news team will hit the streets and Gallier Hall for wall-to-wall coverage of all things purple, green & gold:  Pete Fountain’s Half Fast Marching Club, Zulu, Rex, Argus, Gallier Hall, the French Quarter, St. Charles Avenue, the Mardi Gras Indians and the Krewe of Argus parade!  We’ll bring you wall to wall coverage all the excitement of “the Greatest Free Show on Earth” from 5am till 6pm.   
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