Category: Media & Culture / February 28, 2014 3:56 PM EST
Beads, costumes and floats oh my! It is going to be a big weekend of drinking, dancing and fun in New Orleans as the celebrations will end with a bang on Fat Tuesday. Bourbon Street will come alive with the party spirit as the city prepares to wrap their huge party season.
Reporter Zoe Mintz sat down with IBTimesTV to chat about the festivities and safety measures to take if you are in the area. There will be a lot of police around but there are still some things individuals can do to ensure their own safety.