2020 Mardi Gras parades
- The Mystics of Pleasure's parade on Saturday, February 22, 2020 will be joined by the Mystical Order of Mirams, and Orange Beach’s newest men’s Mardi Gras organization - The Marshals - will lead the procession. THERE IS NO FRIDAY NIGHT PARADE ANYMORE. The Saturday Night Mega Mardi Gras Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. All parade routes on Perdido Beach Boulevard start at the traffic signal just east of Phoenix West and travel east ending at intersection at Highway 161 and Perdido Beach Boulevard, just past the Publix shopping center. Please note where the new medians begin, near the Romar Beach Access, the floats will stay in the eastbound lanes (south side of the beach highway).
- UPDATE: The Wharf’s Annual MoonPies on Main parades and outdoor events have been cancelled due to projected weather conditions. The Wharf holds its "Moon Pies on Main" Mardi Gras festivities on Lundi Gras, the day before Fat Tuesday, which will be Monday, February 24, 2020. A Kid and Pet Parade kick off the fun at 4 p.m., followed by activities and an evening float parade at 6 p.m. For details, go to alwharf.com.
- The City of Orange Beach will hold its 2020 Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade at 2 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, February 25, 2020. More than 50 units will be part of the parade. Participating groups will include Orange Beach High School band and cheerleaders, Gulf Shores High School band, Bon Temps Cabrix, Treasures of the Isle, Sirens of the Sea, Order of Disorder, Order of Aurora, Maidens in Pink Stilettos and Mystics of Pleasure, among others. The parade follows the same Perdido Beach Boulevard route as Saturday's parade.
ROAD CLOSURE ADVISORY: The City of Orange Beach will be closing Highway 182 (Perdido Beach Boulevard) within the city limits of Orange Beach, Alabama to vehicular traffic on Saturday, February 22, 2020, from as early as 4:00 P.M. until as late as 7:30 P.M. and again on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, from as early as 1:00 P.M. until as late as 4:00 P.M. for Mardi Gras parades. For further information, call City Hall at 251-981-6979.
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