Happy Fat Tuesday, kids. If you haven't flashed anyone yet today then you probably haven't started observing this sacred holiday, but you still have plenty of time to make that happen. While Mardi Gras isn't as big a deal here on the west coast as say Bourbon Street, we do know its traditions involve heavy drinking, shiny bead necklaces and girls taking their tops off—in our book, that’s enough reason for a Fat Tuesday themed celebration! Therefore, we’ve put together a list of Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras events in and around the Los Angeles area that will surely add a bit of spice and Creole flair to your evening. As the Cajun French say: “Laissez les bons temps rouler!” (Let the good times roll!)

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