2019 Welcome Center Lecture Series: Mardi Gras in Mobile
On Friday, February 22 at 1pm join Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism for this free educational series highlighting our local culture with Craig Roberts. Discover the true history of the western hemisphere's oldest Mardi Gras. Mobile's Carnival season and Mardi Gras day is the nation's 2nd largest community festival each year with 800,000 visitors, 1.7 million parade attendees and over 180,000 Mardi Gras Ball attendees. Walk through the season as we see it unfold with 198 digital color slides!