Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11)- It is Fat Tuesday, a day to party before Ash Wednesday, which signals the start of Lent.
The parade in New Orleans is always a sure sign that Mardi Gras is here.
Another staple of the party is that all important king cake.
Marquete Chadt from Heitzman Bakery has been busy baking them up.
For information on ordering a king cake call Heitzman Bakery at 502-426-7736.