Live updates: Krewes, costumes, coconuts can only mean one thing: It must be Mardi Gras

Fat Tuesday has finally arrived, and wall-to-wall parades are scheduled in New Orleans. The Zulu parade kicks off the festivities at 8 a.m.

If you can?t make it out to catch the action, follow along with us below as we capture some of the best photos and sights.

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