Present your VIP Pass for a complimentary tour through the largest float building studio in the world.
A Mardi Gras World tour allows you to see firsthand what it takes to bring Mardi Gras to life year after year. Walk through the hard work and extensive planning that goes into this grand event when you tour Blaine Kern Studios, an operating workshop that has created breathtaking floats for Mardi Gras and other parades around the world since 1947. This all-access opportunity winds you through the massive studio, where artists and architects build Mardi Gras floats from the ground up.
90-minute tours are offered 7 days a week
The first tour begins at 9:30 a.m. and the last tour begins at 4:00 p.m.
Tours run every 30 minutes and last about an hour and a half
Each tour includes a display of Mardi Gras costumes, a video presentation, and a free slice of King Cake
Come see where Mardi Gras is made. See Mardi Gras magic created right before your eyes in this maze of amazing carnival creations. Guided tours, video, royalty costumes, gift shop. Also perfect location for private...