Mardi Gras has been called the biggest party on the planet and seeing how it originated in Europe and is still celebrated there as well as in North and South America today, it just might be the biggest party ever!
All across Louisiana, folks are lined up for the parades. Floats, beads, food and cold beer can be found everywhere you turn. New Orleans is ground zero for Mardi Gras, but cities all over are throwing down today. Here is the history of Mardi Gras celebrations all over Louisiana.