Nightlife partiers can collect beads at a variety of Columbus hot spots tonight.
Here's what's going on:
-The Shanty Shack, 4475 Warm Springs Road, has party favors and a performance by the Chattanooga-based rockers from Down Stroke. Action starts at 9 p.m.
-Belloo's, 900 Front Ave., has beads and drink specials like Mardi Gras Electric Punch, Fat Tuesday jello shooters and a New Orleans Bloody Mary Martini.
-SoHo Bar & Grill, 5751 Milgen Road, has drink specials, party favors and an open mike night.
-Broadway bars host a Fat Tuesday Bar Crawl. A $5 wristband gets you into the majority of downtown Columbus hot spots. Participating hot spots offer party favors, drink specials and entertainment.
Learn more at the Ledger's nightlife blog, The Walk of Shame.