TULSA, Oklahoma - Partiers can ignore the cold and embrace Fat Tuesday at the Blue Dome District Mardi Gras Parade. It's scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at 100 South Elgin.

The carnival parade stages near McNellie's at 1st and Elgin, going west on 1st Street, South of Detroit then back to Elgin on 3rd Street. The final leg of the parade route is north on Elgin past Tulsa's iconic Blue Dome.

Last year, 21 float took part in the festivities with music and revelry.

Be sure to check out Blue Dome businesses after the parade.