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Mardi Gras 2012 in New York City

Mardi Gras also known as Fat Tuesday is tomorrow. The celebration of Mardi Gras, includes many events that take place on the last night of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. There are plenty of places in New York City that will be hosting party’s for the big day so go get as many beads and have as you much fun as possible before it’s time to fast.

Third Annual Two Boots Mardi Gras Benefit Ball at Le Poisson Rouge

Dance to tunes from New Orleans group Los Po-Boy-Citos at the Le Poisson Rouge Mardi Gras party, hosted by actor and LES native Rosario Dawson. The shindig, which will also feature DJs and downtown comedian Murray Hill. All proceeds support the Lower Eastside Girls Club. General admission tickets: $20. (7 p.m.; $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $100 VIP. 158 Bleecker St.; 212-505-3474.)

Southern Hospitality Fat Tuesday

Southern Hospitality is owned by musician and actor Justin Timberlake. Fat Tuesday…The Biggest Mardi Gras party on the Upper East Side is Free of charge. There will be thousands of beads and cash prizes $3 Abita drafts and $6 frozen Hurricanes All Day! (FREE All Day!. 1460 Second Ave..; 212-249-1001.)

The Delta Grill louisiana cuisine

$25 admission at The Delta Grill includes a free Hurricane, all you can eat cajun buffet including Crawfish Boil, Jambalaya, Chicken Creole and Red Beans and Rice plus music by CitiGrass! Doors open at 5pm, Food will start at 6pm and Music will start at 7pm and go to midnight. (5 p.m.; $25 700 9th Ave.; 212-505-3474.)

The Bell House

Mardi Gras Day at The Bell House will be featuring The Hungry March band from Brooklyn. Put on your dancing shoes and break out the fancy threads because they’ve got a party going on. Doors at 8pm entry is $8 at the door. (8 p.m.; $8 149 7th St, Brooklyn.; 718-643-6510.)