Here are a few of our favorite things to keep in mind that take place in New Orleans in January…January 1st – Every year, the Sugarbowl takes place in the Superdome on New Years Day.January 6th – Every year, marks the beginning of Carnival; the official start of Mardi Gras. Also on January 6th, the Phunny Phorty Phellows meet at the Willow Street Streetcar Barn where they hop on a streetcar with the Storyville Stompers and ride the line to Canal Street; celebrating with music & cocktails along the way.King Cakes are officially in season – you can find a wide variety of types & flavors; don’t try just one and keep an eye out for theLocals change out their holiday decor for Mardi Gras decor; have your camera out – especially at night.THIS YEAR !! January 13th, 2020 will be a huge ‘event’ in the city – with Louisiana’s beloved LSU Tigers in the National College Football Championship.For a bit of a history lesson, head to the Cabildo in Jackson Square On January 15th, 2020 where a number of Mardi Gras Indian chiefs will share their songs and artistry.Keep an eye out for Mardi Gras floats, which you’ll randomly see traveling around the city as they’re transported from storage to their local den location.Also in January, many of the Mardi Gras krewes host their formal balls and coronation events.Need assistance creating an epic event or experience while you’re visiting New Orleans? Visit our Experiences page to learn more about our curated services or Contact Us today and we will reach out to you directly.