It's time to party New Orleans style in MainStrasse Village in Covington.
MainStrasse's Mardi Gras celebration is Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
An entertainment tent will feature live music by Naked Karate Girls on Friday and 4th Day Echo on Saturday and Cajun Food by Shiska Haus.
The Big Head Parade on Friday and Grande Parade on Saturday begin at 8 p.m. and will travel down Main Street.
Baubles, Bangles and BEADS will be available at MainStrasse Village businesses and also at the Goose Girl Fountain and the Mardi Gras Entertainment Tent.
Tickets are $10 per night and can be purchased at www.mainstrasse.org, at Cock & Bull English Pub, Pachinko and Strasse Haus or by calling the MainStrasse Village office at 859-491-0458. Tickets may also be purchased at the event. You must be 21 or older to purchase a ticket.