Last week the kids already celebrated at school but it officially started on Friday evening.
Each town has its own Mardi Gras name and also has its own way of celebration.
In my town we have a theme. This year it's 'circus'.
Most people dress up (some linked to the theme or our town) and we party (drink, dance, eat, meet with friends, meet new people and just have fun).
Here a picture of Mardi Gras in our town from today:
And here my Mardi Gras nails: