ST. PAUL - For 28 years Dixies On Grand in St. Paul has held a Mardi Gras celebration and tonight they're expecting around 300 people to join them.
Special drinks, food and music from "The Swamp Kings" will be on hand for everyone who shows up.
KARE 11's Bryan Piatt fills you in and learns about the history of Mardi Gras from Augsburg and St. Thomas professor Brian Greening.
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