Mardi Gras 2017: Photos of New Orleans' biggest celebration(16 images)

Every year, the day before Ash Wednesday, revelers take to the streets of New Orleans to let loose before the solemnity of Lent kicks in. Here are some of our best photos from NOLA's most iconic and indulgent celebration.

A Zulu rider holds a prized Zulu coconut, right, during the Zulu parade on Fat Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in New Orleans. Photo by AJ Sisco/UPI | License Photo
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