ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Mardi Gras festivities are kicking off tonight at the annual Mayor's Ball. It's the final celebration for outgoing Mayor Francis Slay.
He missed last year's party while out campaigning for Hillary Clinton is New Hampshire.
FOX 2 has live coverage all morning as the preparations get underway.
Randi Naughton and John Pertzborn are live at City Hall with more on tonight's big event!