Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
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Mardi Gras

Laissez les bon temps rouler!

Let the good times roll! It’s Mardi Gras time on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Line the streets for your chance to throw your hands in the air, jump around and shout “Throw me something, Mister”! Whether you prefer night or day parades, all are family-friendly and offer memories you’ll never forget. Claim your front row spot, and watch the kids fill their bags with beads, trinkets and moon pies! Come, experience Mardi Gras in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

 

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Area Mardi Gras Parades 

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January 28
Featured Event

Jan 28, 2017  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Krewe De La Dauphine Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Dauphin Island
Bienville Blvd
Dauphin Island, AL 36528

The floats are glowing spectacles manned by masked riders festooned in satin and sequins, and armed with crowd-pleasing "throws" such as beads, moon pies, doubloons and candy.

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February 04
Featured Event

Feb 4, 2017  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Island Mystics Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Dauphin Island
Bienville Blvd
Dauphin Island, AL 36528

The floats are glowing spectacles manned by masked riders festooned in satin and sequins, and armed with crowd-pleasing "throws" such as beads, moon pies, doubloons and candy.

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February 10
Featured Event

Feb 10, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Conde Cavaliers

Mardi Gras

Mobile, AL 

The organization is named after the celebrated French general, Prince de Conde, for whom Fort Conde in downtown Mobile is named.

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February 11
Featured Event

Feb 11, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Order of the Rolling River

Mardi Gras

Dauphin Island Parkway Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons, decorated plastic throw cups, and small inexpensive toys.

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Feb 11, 2017  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Bayport Parading Society

Mardi Gras

Parading on Route A, the first four floats will be occupied by the Mobile Challenged Revelers - children and adults from the Mobile Down Syndrome Society, Augusta Evans School, and MARC.

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Feb 11, 2017  2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Mystic DJ Riders

Mardi Gras

Parading on Route A, the first four floats will be occupied by the Mobile Challenged Revelers - children and adults from the Mobile Down Syndrome Society, Augusta Evans School, and MARC.

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Feb 11, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Pharaohs Mystic Society Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Downtown, Mobile

The Pharaohs is an interesting bunch. Its parades are not as big as the more-established men's groups, but they are always different - and very Egyptian.

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Feb 11, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Order of Hebe

Mardi Gras
Downtown Mobile

The Order of Hebe (pronounced Hee-Bee) is Mobile's only group specifically for teenagers and young adults. Think of it as a Mardi Gras Explorers post, where young folks learn all about being part of a mystic society.

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Feb 11, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Conde Explorers Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Mobile, Route A
Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602

According to the group's web site, "The Conde Explorers became the first integrated Mardi Gras society to parade in downtown Mobile. In addition to its parade and ball, the Conde Explorers hold several parties throughout the year, and its members perform volunteer work."

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February 16
Featured Event

Feb 16, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Order of the Polka Dots Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Route A
Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602

The Order of Polka Dots was founded by 20 women in May 1949 and in 1950 was the first ladies' organization to parade in Mobile. Still a robust and active group, they were a trailblazer for a number of ladies' organizations.The group's emblem is the Gypsy Queen, and its nine ...

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