The market gets decked out in purple, green, and gold for LA's most family-friendly community Mardi Gras celebration.
There's food - New Orleans beignets, jambalaya, and gumbo - as well as bead-tossing,activities for kids, face painting, and Cajun and Dixieland music by Grammy-nominated Lisa Haley & The Zydekats and others.
(See schedule for details).
Saturday features the annual 'Mutti Gras' doggie costume contest and parade at 12pm (advance registration for dogs is encouraged, either at The Dog Bakery or by calling 323.935.7512). The celebration continues on Sunday and on Fat Tuesday, with more New Orleans music on the patio from in the evening.
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