Catching Carnival

00:00 January 21, 2013
By: 2Fik
[Where Y'At Staff/Provided Photo]

Lookout List of Mardi Gras Throws

[Where Y'At Staff/Provided Photo]

Accent Annex

651 Terry Pkwy, Gretna, 70056 888.394.5537 •

Serving more than 30 years in the Mardi Gras supplies business, Accent Annex offers quality Carnival beads, decorations, masks, and much more. Their Carnival supplies are of the highest quality, and are shipped directly from their manufacturer. visit one of the Mardi Gras stores or purchase Mardi Gras beads and supplies online. Their wide variety of traditional beads and unique seasonal beads are available by the case, pack or single strand. Liven up your Carnival look and show some New Orleans spirit with the "French Quarter Jazz Specialty Bead" or the Saints theme black and gold fl eur de lis bead.

[Where Y'At Staff/Provided Photo]

Arc of Greater New Orleans

925 S. Labarre Rd., Metairie, 70001 837.5140 •

Arc of Greater New Orleans is a special nonprofi t organization that recycles Mardi Gras throws to help fund employment for individuals with intellectual disabilities in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes. If you're looking for environmentally-friendly trinkets, plush throws, beads, or any other throws at reasonable prices, Arc will have you covered this season with commemorative Zulu beads and classic carnival throws.

[Where Y'At Staff/Provided Photo]

Beads by the Dozen

333 Edwards Ave., New Orleans, 70123 734.9966 •

Beads by the Dozen's showroom offers over 15,000 square feet of shopping showcasing everything from Mardi Gras beads and party decorations to plush toys, unique gifts and more. Looking for a standout or customized bead? Beads by the Dozen is the go-to for attentiongrabbing, light-up necklaces and old New Orleans flair like the Streetcar bead, the Oyster bead and traditional porcelain mask beads. It is a must-stop for the serious reveler!

[Where Y'At Staff/Provided Photo]

The Mardi Gras Spot

2812 Toulouse St., New Orleans, 70119 482.0000 •

The Mardi Gras Spot brings the best deals on Mardi Gras beads and party supplies. They offer a huge selection of plush throws, along with beads, costumes, decorations and plenty of Saints gear. Their theme "Party/ Throw Packages" include beads, plush throws and various novelty items. Special beads for this season range from traditional Mardi Gras medallions to unique New Orleans-themed beads.

[Where Y'At Staff/Provided Photo]

Mardi Gras Zone, LLC

2706 Royal St., New Orleans, 70117 947.8787 •

The premier supplier of Mardi Gras, located in the Marigny, is sure to add spice to any Carnival look with its collection of beads, masks, hats, boas, wigs and more. Mardi Gras Zone doubles as a 24-hour grocery store/deli, so grab a snack while you shop! They offer a variety of beads, including Saints-themed, Jazzy beads, light-up medallions and Jester beads.

[Where Y'At Staff/Provided Photo]

TJ's Carnival Supplies

28 Fairfield Ave., Gretna, 70056 392.7217 •

TJ's offers a large variety of unique and funny beads. Along with Mardi Gras throws, TJ's carries an abundance of costumes, boas, masks, holiday and event-themed decoration. New items include plastic handcuffs, fleur de lis hand clappers and much more. Take home their original "Mardi Gras Survivor" bead to prove you made it through Mardi Gras in the Big Easy.

Sign Up!