New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras (20 images)

Thousands of revelers took to the streets February 13, 2018, to celebrate Mardi Gras -- or Fat Tuesday. Though New Orleans is best known for the holiday, cities across the country hold parties and parades. Photos by AJ Sisco/UPI
Updated: Feb. 14, 2018 at 7:47 AM
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Float riders in the Rex parade toss beads to the crowd.
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