Mardi Gras parking in New Orleans

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - If you go down to New Orleans this time of year, you already know parade parking can be a nightmare, but not if you reserve a spot before you leave home.

There are hundreds of parking lots and garages around the city, but they fill up very quickly. A spokesperson for premium parking lots says they have been seeing a steady flow of revelers, but there are plenty of spots still available.

Parking will cost you between $30 and $50. You can reserve a space through a website called Park Whiz.

Make sure to watch 9News on Tuesday for special Mardi Gras coverage. We will have crews from Houma to Lafayette to New Roads. The first of those live reports will begin on 9News at Noon.

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