The Bureau of Revenue - Sales Tax is responsible for issuing Mayoralty (Street) Permits to any Vendor selling sandwiches, cooked foods and drinks, candy, nuts and confections and/or novelties along Mardi Gras parade routes during the Mardi Gras Season. Permits are issued for fixed locations (private and city owned) and moving walkers. The Mardi Gras Season encompasses a two week period each year and usually occurs during the month of January, February or March.
Businesses interested in obtaining Mardi Gras vendor permits should visit the City of New Orleans' Mardi Gras Permit page for information on individual permits needed, including fee schedules, supporting documentation, and applications.
2017 Mardi Gras Season