February 10, 2:00PM - February 10, 8:00PM

Festivities kick off in the afternoon with live jazz music. This warm-up party is free with paid museum admission, so groove to the sounds of the French Quarter while getting your free souvenir beads. An evening of great Cajun food, drinks and New Orleans Jazz kicks off at 6 p.m. for the ticketed Krewe de Banjo Mardi Gras Party.