There are three Super Sunday Mardi Gras celebrations that happen each year. Super Sunday is an annual gathering of Mardi Gras Indian Tribes celebrating their heritage and culture in a magnificent display of hand-sewn suits, singing, dancing and chanting. The festival is free and open to the public.
Uptown Super Sunday is the first of these celebrations. It will happen on Sunday, March 19, centered around A.L. Davis Park (Washington Ave. and LaSalle St.).
2023 marks the 40th annual Super Sunday Festival. The event will begin at noon and go through approximately 6pm. At 1pm, Indian Strut starts with several brass bands, including Big 6, Young Pinstripe, and Keep It Rolling). YMO, Lady Buckjumpers, Prince of Wales, and N'Awlins D'Awlins Baby Dolls will kick it off in front of the mardi Gras Indian Council building at 2608 LaSalle St.
The Mardi Gras Indian Council invites you to witness Mardi Gras Indians' elaborate suits from cross the city. Join them for music, food, and dancing. There will be an Indian stage and a R&B stage in the park. A block party will be held outside, near the Dew Drop Inn in the 2800 block of LaSalle. Music lineup includes:
- DJ Maniac
- DJ Slick Leo
- DJ Captain Charles
- DJ Jubilee
- Lucky Lou
- Keedy Black
- Mr. Greg Stanford (MC)
- B.R.W. Band
- Rechelle and the Regeneration Band
- Hot 8
This festival is held to celebrate the New Orleans African American Community Culture the third Sunday of every March. Free and open to the public.