Mardi Gras colors are Purple, Green & Gold -- in case these turn up
Mardi Gras, aka
"Fat Tuesday," is the feasting before the fasting of Lent begins
on Ash Wednesday. The Mardi Gras season starts after Christmas on 12th
Night, aka "Three Kings", and culminates on Mardi Gras evening at
Midnight, signaling the beginning of the Lenten Season, on Ash Wednesday.