Mardi Gras season kicks off in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WTVY) -- The holidays may be over but January 6 Mardi Gras begins in Louisiana.

(Source: WTVY)

January 6th is known as 12th Night and starts the 6 week Mardi Gras season called Carnival which runs until Fat Tuesday, this year on February 25.

Colorful parades, revelry, and masked balls will be held in every corner of Louisiana.