You can be king of the carnival parade with Adult Mardi Gras King Costume. Designed in Mardi Gras colors of purple, green and gold/yellow, this set includes a crown hat and jacket. The Crown hat has a gold rim, purple body, yellow and green accents and a black embellishment on top. The jacket includes gold and purple sleeves, and black, green and yellow triangular accents. Louisiana may be the only state in the U.S. where Mardi Gras is a legal holiday, but you can wear this outfit at Mardi Gras events anywhere in the world. Mardi Gras, which is French for fat Tuesday, is the day before the Christian observance of Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. During the period of Lent, many Christians fast and give up luxuries. Mardi Gras is a time to celebrate before this solemn period began.