Mardi Gras celebrations take over New Orleans

Parades, live music and more are in high gear in New Orleans, Louisiana as Fat Tuesday approaches on February 13th.

Crowds filled the streets while facing potentially unfavorable weather conditions to enjoy the celebrations.

Video from Sunshine Rogers on Facebook shows dozens of people lined up in the sidewalk while giving a close look at a parade.

Another video posted by Thomas Robinson shares the Mardi Gras tradition of Flambeaux.