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Celebrate Mardi Gras

At Virgin Hotels New Orleans

Virgin Hotels New Orleans is your one-stop destination for all things food and fun with unrivaled luxury accommodations. Enjoy luxury accommodations located 2 blocks from the major parade routes, steps from the iconic St. Charles Avenue and unmatched carnival-inspired add-on amenities including an ice chest, parade ready filled with local brews. Book your stay now and rest easy knowing your Mardi Gras vacation plans are taken care of.


Virgin Hotels New Orleans is located 2 blocks away from all of the major parades including the Krewe of Muses, Morpheus, Endymion, Bacchus & more. Enjoy being in the action of the parades, but the convenience of having your own space to get away within walking distance.

Sorellas' Vintage Boutique Headpiece Class

January 27 from 12-4pm | Dreamboat

Create your own festive headpiece to wear on Fat Tuesday with Sorellas' New Orleans! Enjoy a step-by-step Mardi Gras headpiece tutorial with a complimentary glass of champagne in hand at our indoor rooftop space at Virgin Hotels New Orleans. Headpiece prices may vary.

Carnival at Commons 

January 28th & February 9th | Commons Club

Celebrate the magic of Mardi Gras season over brunch & bubbly for Carnival at Commons Club! Grab your krewe and enjoy a one-of-a-kind brunch experience featuring live entertainment, Mardi Gras-inspired brunch & cocktail specials, exclusive carnival favors, and more.


Host your Krewe in the Penthouse Suite or Richard’s Flat for the cherry on top to your Mardi Gras experience.

Hotel Happenings

Right outside your chamber door, enjoy a rotating line-up of entertainment before making your way to the parade route! 

Chewbacchus Drag & Burlesque Brunch

January 20th | Commons Club

Delight in a mesmerizing drag and burlesque spectacle while you relish delicious bites and enjoy seasonal cocktails before the iconic Krewe of Chewbacchus Parade. Featuring the incredibly talented performers of Trixie Minx Productions at both 10:30am and 1pm, it's the perfect event to get you feeling the Mardi Gras spirit!

Lundi Gras Bounce Brunch

February 12th | Commons Club

Dress in your most festive Mardi Gras attire, and enjoy a brunch experience that captures the essence of the carnival season. Let loose with a specialty Mardi Gras cocktail in hand & feel the rhythm of the music as DJ Mikey Offline spins from 11am-2pm. Special guest Laveau Contraire, drag-queen extraordinaire, will be setting the vibe with multiple performances that'll make you want to move & groove. 

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