Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade

Tuesday, Mar 01, 2022
From: 2:00 PM
Begins at traffic light east of Phoenix West and ends at Hwy 161
24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade

We anticipate this event occurring around these estimated dates. Once we learn the confirmed dates, we will update this page. Meanwhile, read about last year's event details below.

The Orange Beach Parade started way back when as a loose confederation of groups, large and small, that wanted to parade by the beach.

About 10 years ago, the city of Orange Beach stepped in and took over the planning of the parade. It's still open to participation by just about anybody, even groups from outside of Orange Beach.

The Mystical Maids of Miram and the Mystics of Pleasure contribute to the parade, but so do groups from Foley to Perdido Key. Even groups that parade in Gulf Shores earlier in the day move up the road to be in the Orange Beach procession.

Typically, these days, there are about 55 units in the Fat Tuesday afternoon parade, and about 30,000 people gather along the two-mile stretch of Perdido Beach Boulevard to stand in the rain of throws.

Future Mardi Gras Dates:

2022 - March 1
2023 - February 21
2024 - February 13
2025 - March 4