The second annual Mardi Gras Oak Cliff parade is Feb. 7, and the deadline to apply for a spot in the parade is here. Applications are due Tuesday, and you can find them here.

Now that MystiQal, the downtown celebration, is a no-go this year (maybe because of the silly name?), Mardi Gras Oak Cliff organizer Amy Wallace Cowan tells us this is the only Mardi Gras celebration planned for Dallas.