Fat Tuesday is this week in the cities around the country will be celebrating this with food and events. Atlanta restaurants are offering specials throughout the weekend and serving Cajun food in order to celebrate Mardi Gras.
First, Atkins Park will be kicking off the celebration on Feb. 17 and going through Feb. 21. There will be oyster specials and the musical act, the Patrick Scott Band, will be performing. The celebration will end on Tuesday night with a Mardi Gras celebration including beads.
Also, Parish Food & Goods will be hosting their 4th Annual Mardi Gras Music and Food Fest this weekend and the event will feature Cajun food and live musical performances. The tickets to the event will be $40 and that will include a King cake, unlimited crawfish and other Cajun specialties.
The Park Tavern will also have a Mardi Gras Music and Food Fest will take place on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. and a costume and crawfish and eating contest.