Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Gulf Shores Mardi Gras 2023 -The Party of the Year

Gulf Shores Mardi Gras 2023 promises to be a celebration to remember, with a wide range of parades, parties, and other festive events that are sure to appeal to everyone.  Mark your calendars and get ready for a week of fun and festivities at Gulf Shores Mardi Gras!  Gulf Shores itself has a single parade, … Read more

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Navigating Mardi Gras in Mobile: Tips for Parking and Safety

Mardi Gras is a time of excitement and celebration, and it’s important to plan ahead to make sure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience.  This post will provide you with all the information you need about parking and safety during the Mardi Gras celebration in Mobile.  So let’s get started! Parking Spots for … Read more

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Dauphin Island Mardi Gras 2023: A Carnival of Fun and Festivities

Welcome to Mardi Gras on Dauphin Island!  This annual event is a celebration of the rich history and culture of Dauphin Island, located off the coast of Alabama.  With a variety of parades, parties, and other festivities, there is something for everyone to enjoy.  Dauphin Island holds its first parade four weeks before Mardi Gras … Read more

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Orange Beach Mardi Gras: A Party You Don’t Want to Miss!

This year’s festivities at Orange Beach, Alabama, are sure to be bigger and better than ever, with a range of parades, parties, and other exciting events for people of all ages to enjoy.  If you’re planning to join in on the fun this year, you won’t want to miss out on all that Orange Beach … Read more

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Daphne Mardi Gras: Come Join the Fun on the Gulf Coast

Are you ready to experience the ultimate Mardi Gras celebration?  Look no further than Daphne, Alabama!  This year’s Mardi Gras festivities are set to be a blast, with parades, parties, and other exciting events for all ages.  So pack your bags and head to Daphne for a fun-filled and memorable Mardi Gras. Daphne Mardi Gras … Read more

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Fairhope Mardi Gras 2023 – A Party You Don’t Want to Miss

Mardi Gras is a time of celebration characterized by colourful parades featuring floats, horses, and music, as well as the tradition of throwing beads and doubloons to spectators.  Each year, this vibrant event attracts thousands of visitors who come to enjoy the colourful parades, lively music, and delicious food that are all hallmarks of Mardi … Read more

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Popular Mardi Gras Gifts Ideas & Souvenirs For 2023

Mardi Gras celebrations are fun, colourful and memorable.  Here are some items that we have highlighted as possible Mardi Gras gifts or Mardi Gras Souvenirs. This hand picked list has a selection of jewelry, serving pieces, sunglasses, ornaments and so much more, all of which could be given as gifts! 9 Must Buy Mardi Gras … Read more

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What Are The Mobile Mardi Gras Organizations or Mystic Societies?

A mystic society in Mobile is equivalent to a New Orleans krewe. Of course, mystic societies were here first. They’re Mardi Gras social groups that put on events like parades and balls for its members and the public. These mystic society members are the ones who present Mardi Gras floats and costumes every year. Social, … Read more

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We’re In ‘Deep Gras’ Now

Those fortunate enough to partake in Mobile’s Mardi Gras festivities know that the final week before Ash Wednesday can be a blur.  It feels like you’re on a high, attending as many parades and balls as you can. That, my friend, is Deep Gras. You’re in deep now!  You find yourself losing sleep, time is … Read more

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Mardi Gras History: Behind Mobile’s Favorite Bash

Mardi Gras is a Christian observance and cultural spectacle that has its origins in ancient spring and fertility rituals. Its beginnings can be traced back thousands of years ago. In this post, I’ll go over a brief Mardi Gras history and settle this debate once and for all: who started it?  Otherwise known as Carnaval, … Read more