FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, revelers scream for beads during the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. The rest of America may be winding down from Christmas and New Year’s. But in New Orleans, another party is about to get started. Mardi Gras season kicks off Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, revelers scream for beads during the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. The rest of America may be winding down from Christmas and New Year’s. But in New Orleans, another party is about to get started. Mardi Gras season kicks off Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. Gerald Herbert, File AP Photo
FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, revelers scream for beads during the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. The rest of America may be winding down from Christmas and New Year’s. But in New Orleans, another party is about to get started. Mardi Gras season kicks off Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. Gerald Herbert, File AP Photo