And there's Mardi Gras which is French for Fat Tuesday -- the idea of eating badly before the fasting season that begins on Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras is celebrated in many areas with parades and carnivals. Courtesy: Kathryn Bell
TULSA - Laissez les bon temps rouler!
It's Fat Tuesday, the annual celebration marking the end of Mardi Gras season.
Rain is forecasted in both the Big Easy and Tulsa, though it's not expected to ruin the fun.
Green Country residents will let the good times roll at the Blue Dome District's Fourth Annual Mardi Gras Parade.
Organizers expect nearly 1,000 people to attend.
The parade is shutting down 1st through 3rd Streets between Elgin and Cincinnati. It kicks off at 7 p.m. near McNellies.