DENVER (KDVR) — If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Mardi Gras, there are plenty of events happening across the metro area.

“Mardi Gras, which is French for ‘Fat Tuesday,’ is a big festival that takes place the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent — a symbolic period of fasting and penance for many Christians,” the Library of Congress shared.

Mardi Gras events

Here are some events taking place on Fat Tuesday across the Denver metro area:

You can always find events on our Community Calendar. You can also add your event to the calendar.