Make Your Mom’s Heart Float This Mother’s Day with Groupon: Throw a New Orleans Parade in Her Honor for $50,000

Includes travel to the Big Easy and everything you need for the festivities

For Mother's Day, Groupon is giving you the opportunity ( to throw Mom a legitimate New Orleans street parade in her honor for $50,000. (Photo: Business Wire)

CHICAGO--()--While Americans are planning to spend a record $23.6 billion on Mother’s Day gifts this year, many people are still struggling to come up with the perfect way to express just how much they love Mom. To help with last-minute inspiration, Groupon is giving you the opportunity ( to throw Mom a legitimate New Orleans street parade in her honor for $50,000. The Mom Parade––a Groupon exclusive––includes an all-expenses paid trip for four to New Orleans and everything you could possibly need to throw an amazing procession for Mom, including a brass band, horse-drawn carriage, city parade permits, police escorts and more.

“Parades have historically been reserved to celebrate heroes, leaders and winners. At Groupon, we can’t think of a better example of all three than Mom. Specifically, your mom,” said Johnny Cadillac, head of Mother’s Day gifting, Groupon. “Our research shows that what Moms want most is to spend time with their kids, feel pampered and a giant, gaudy street parade in New Orleans.”

The Mom Parade runs down Royal Street –– from St. Ann Street to Canal Street –– and includes the following:

  • Parade permits and police escorts
  • Brass band and horse-drawn carriage for the parade
  • Signs with your mother’s face on them to pass out to onlookers
  • First-class airfare to New Orleans and black-car airport transfer service for four
  • Two-night stay for four with two standard deluxe rooms at a four-star French Quarter hotel
  • Pre-parade lunch for four
  • After-parade spa visit for four
  • Per diem for meals and transportation
  • See the fine print for full details

For those that don’t have $50,000 to spend on this year’s holiday, Groupon offers a number of meaningful Mother’s Day experiences and gifts that fit any budget, including luxurious massage and spa packages, amazing restaurant offers, new ways to explore her city and neighborhood and top national brands such as 1-800-Flowers, FTD, ProFlowers, Shari's Berries, Fruit Bouquets and JCPenney Portraits.

To view the complete <3 Mom with Groupon Mother's Day Gift Shop, please visit the Mother's Day Gifts icon in the Groupon mobile app or

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Nick Halliwell

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For Mother's Day, Groupon is giving you the opportunity ( to throw Mom a legitimate New Orleans street parade in her honor for $50,000.


Nick Halliwell