Do you want to celebrate Mardi Gras with your family in a fun and affordable way? Visit the Number #1 destination for family recreation at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Robert, Louisiana. Being an easy 50 miles (an hour’s drive) away from New Orleans, you can experience the pleasure of Mardi Gras in NOLA and still enjoy a fun camping experience with your family at our entertaining park and wooded resort. This is the place to enjoy the festivities of Mardi Gras without the high prices and expensive hotel rooms in and around The Big Easy.
Whether you drive your RV to Jellystone Park, or lodge in one of our cozy cabins, you will agree that staying on our campgrounds suits the family perfectly for these wonderful weeks of celebration. Enjoy the fresh air during the day as you walk in our woods. Remember we offer so many amenities, even in February and early March!
Mardi Gras parades and events are happening from February 15 with the Krewe of Bilge right through March 4th with the Krewe of Jefferson, the last day and the eve of Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent.
Check out the official schedule for the times and places of each and every parade. The Garden District of St. Charles is a family area where many watch the parade, have picnics, play ball, and have fun under the beautiful and panoramic oak trees.
At night, after you have returned from the various Mardi Gras festivities, you can continue your amazing vacation at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park. Feel the warmth of the campfire as you roast marshmallows and make S’mores with chocolate and graham crackers. Discuss the day’s activities and everyone’s favorite moments as you nestle close to your loved ones in our peaceful campground. There is nothing better than laying back and reveling in this special time together.
Our famous campgrounds allow you to fully enjoy each and every moment of Mardi Gras without all the craziness that goes with it. Book your vacation now and have fun!
Whenever you hear someone say, “Mardi Gras”, your next thought should be: “Let’s go to Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park!”