Mardi Gras is a special time for Gulf Coast residents, as they gather to celebrate with friends and family, the joys of community, service and fun! With countless parades, delicious cuisine and beautiful weather, celebrating the season in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach can be a once in a lifetime experience or one to celebrate each and every year. With a focus on family fun and community, the entire Alabama Gulf Coast gathers together to celebrate the festivities that originiated only miles north in Mobile, Alabama.
Looking to join in the fun along the Alabama Gulf Coast this Mardi Gras? Bring your family and friends to one of the great area events listed below (Events originally listed and published by the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and can be view in their original format here):
Friday, Feb. 8
Mystical Order of Mirams, the women’s Mardi Gras association of Orange Beach, will begin its annual parade at 6:30 p.m. at Wintzell’s Oyster House (24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.) and end at Highway 161 (26619 Perdido Beach Blvd.) in Orange Beach.
Saturday, Feb. 9
Mystics of Pleasure, Pleasure Island’s first nighttime parading society, will begin its annual parade at 5:30 p.m. at Wintzell’s Oyster House (24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.) and end at Zeke’s Landing Marina (27070 Perdido Beach Blvd.) in Orange Beach.
Sunday, Feb. 10
The Children’s and Pet Parade at The Wharf (23101 Canal Road, Orange Beach) will begin at 4 p.m. at the north end of Main Street. The parade is open to anyone who would like to participate.
Beginning at 6 p.m., see featured floats from area Mardi Gras krewes during the Float Parade at The Wharf (23101 Canal Road, Orange Beach) and participate in family fun and activities throughout the day. The parade will take place along Main Street at The Wharf.
Tuesday, Feb. 12 (Fat Tuesday)
The Gulf Shores Mardi Gras Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Highway 59 at Clubhouse Drive and end at the main public beach in Gulf Shores.
The Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade will begin at 2 p.m. at Wintzell’s Oyster House (24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.) and end at Highway 161 in Orange Beach.
The Annual LuLu’s Anniversary and Mardi Gras Celebration and Boat Parade will begin at 3 p.m. at The Wharf (23101 Canal Road, Orange Beach) and end at LuLu’s at Homeport Marina (200 East 25th Ave., Gulf Shores). Continue the fun at LuLu’s for a post parade party for great food, live music and more for the whole family to enjoy.
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