"honey it's Mardi Gras"

Mardi Gras, which translates to Fat Tuesday in French, is a Carnival celebration. Though Mardi Gras is celebrated worldwide, it is very popular in New Orleans.  The celebration consists of parades and then parties in the French Quarter. Bourbon Street is the street with the most activity. Mardi Gras is tied to Catholic Lent.

 

Wikipedia: New Orleans Mardi Gras