Did you know? Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday. Fat Tuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday with lots of food in anticipation of the fasting that comes with the Lenten season. Did you know? The first Mardi Gras in North America took place in Mobile, Alabama in 1703. New Orleans later became famous for Mardi Gras. Did you know? IC Parish will celebrate our own Mardi Gras on Tuesday, February, 25 in the PAC from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Did you know? You are invited to join in the food and fun.