Uncover the secrets behind one of America's biggest parties on this New Orleans history walking tour. See where the annual Mardi Gras parade kicks off each year, and visit several locations central to the city’s Fat Tuesday traditions. As you stroll through the Treme Area , learn about other aspects of New Orleans culture that make it unique from any place on earth, including voodoo rituals, haunted history, pirate legends, and more. What To Expect !!! Celebrate Carnival season—or any time of year—with "King Hollis" . Meet your guide in the heart of the French Quarter, and set off on a leisurely 1 hour walking tour through New Orleans culture, history, and legends. See where the world-famous Mardi Gras parade kicks off each year, and visit the locations of time-honored Carnival traditions. Along the way, learn about the city’s unique confluence of cultures, and hear stories of famous former and current residents—from pirates and prostitutes to Hollywood celebrities who have set up house in the neighborhood’s historic Creole mansions.
I am a New Orleans native, born & raised here and very active in the community, which means I take pride in everything I do when it comes to #NOLA. Just to give you guys a heads up, I'm one of the former Mardi Gras / Second Line "Kings of "TREME" which i handed my crown over to the legendary "Trombone Shorty" so i'm looking forward to educating you on the history and culture of my beautiful city .
Treme is known for its jazz clubs, soul food spots and cultural centers celebrating the neighborhood's African-American and Creole heritage. Congo Square in Louis Armstrong Park hosts concerts and outdoor movies. Colorful cottages surround the stately St. Augustine’s Church, while St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 has the graves of early residents, including voodoo priestess Marie Lavea