Mardi Gras parades in Orange Beach will begin to roll with The Mystical Order of Mirams Mardi Gras Parade on Friday, March 1st. The parade begins on Perdido Beach Boulevard at 6:30 p.m. at the traffic signal just east of Phoenix West and it will end at intersection at Highway 161 and Perdido Beach Boulevard. Please note where the new medians begin the parades will move to the westbound lanes (north side of the beach highway).
On Saturday, March 2nd, the Mystics of Pleasure, Pleasure Island's very first nighttime Mardi Gras parading society, will hold its parade at 6 p.m. along the same route.
The Wharf joins the Mardi Gras festivities on Monday, March 4th with "Moon Pies on Main" parades. A Kid and Pet Parade kicks off the fun at 4 p.m., followed by activities, and an evening float parade rolls at 6 p.m. For details, go to alwharf.com.
The city will hold its 2019 Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade at 2 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, March 5. Anyone who would like to participate in the city parade must complete an application and pay the appropriate entry fee to be considered. The entry fee is $50 for the first unit and $25 for each additional unit. The application must be received at City Hall before 5 p.m. on Friday, January 26th. Applications without the fee will not be screened by the City of Orange Beach Mardi Gras Committee. For more information, contact Angela Bateman, Event Operations Director, at 251-981-6629 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for the City of Orange Beach Mardi Gras application and instructions for participation in the city parade on March 5, 2019