CarniVail, Vail's annual Mardi Gras festival, kicked off on Sunday, but the festivities continue through February 27. Today from 3-6 p.m., the Bud Light Street Party will feature the Tony G All Stars, with a Fat Tuesday Parade in Vail Village from 4-5 p.m. For details, go to www.CarniVail.net.
There are parties closer to home, too. Bring your mask and a musical instrument to the Wazee Supper Club, 1600 15th Street, at 4 p.m. today, and then join the "Change$B!D(B" parade that will wend its musical way to the Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, for more music (Joe Bonner, the Kent High School R&B Ensemble and the O-Tones, an eight-piece brass band that will start tooting at 7 p.m.), party favors, dinner specials and pints of Big Easy Black Voodoo Lager. For details, call 303-297-9999.