Mardi Gras Revelry on the Alabama Gulf Coast

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Moon pies and mystics. Beads and boat parades. We're talking Mardi Gras, Alabama beaches style. With the birthplace of Carnival just a short drive away in Mobile, Alabama, many of the rich traditions of the holiday have trickled over to Alabama's white-sand beaches. Experience bright costumes, Mardi Gras balls and colorful parades with coastal flair. If you've never seen a Mardi Gras boat parade, then this is your chance! Carnival on the coast has something for both the adults and the kids.

Family-friendly parades make Gulf Shores and Orange Beach a fun spot for the whole family to experience this annual revelry. For more Mardi Gras fun, including balls and parades in nearby Fairhope, Daphne and Mobile, check our calendar.

Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Mystical Order of Mirams Parade, Orange Beach

Feb. 25, 5:30 p.m.
Mystics of Pleasure Parade, Orange Beach

Feb. 28, 10 a.m.
Gulf Shores Mardi Gras Parade

Feb. 28, 2 p.m.
Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade

Feb. 28, 3 p.m.
LuLu’s Mardi Gras Anniversary & Boat Parade

Mardi Gras Parade Gulf Shores Al

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