Photo gallery: Mardi Gras ball in Saratoga Springs
Purple, gold and green were the dominant colors as Putnam Den held its 4th Annual Mardi Gras Ball Tuesday night in Saratoga Springs.
DJ Trumaster provided the music.
A Mardi Gras king and queen were selected during the festivities.
Catholics around the globe prepared for the beginning of Lent on Shrove Tuesday, also known as Fat Tuesday.