(It is Mardi Gras time)…The National Mardi Gras is underway in New Orleans.
Calexico Chamber hosted their celebration last week. This weekend Mardi Gras will be celebrated in El Centro. Saturday will be the 8th Annual El Centro Mardi Gras Light Parade and Street Festival. The family-friendly event begins with the Street Festival at 5:00 pm and the spectacular Mardi Gras Light Parade at 6:00 pm. There will be new route for the parade. It will be a loop in the El Centro Civic Center, along Main Street and State Street, near the City Hall and the El Centro Courthouse. The Festival will include live music, food booths, games, beads and a lot more.