Revelers play brass band music as they begin the march of the Society of Saint Anne Mardi Gras parade, on Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Revelers in glitzy costumes filled the streets of New Orleans for the annual fat Tuesday bash, opening a day of partying, parades and good-natured jostling for beads and trinkets tossed from passing floats. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

PHOTOS: Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Decked out in glitzy costumes and winter coats, people filled the streets of New Orleans on Tuesday for the annual Mardi Gras festivities.