The good times will begin to roll with The Mystical Order of Mirams Mardi Gras Parade on Friday, Feb. 9. 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.
(UPDATE ON FEB. 10: Saturday's Mystics of Pleasure Mardi Gras parade cancelled.) On Saturday, Feb. 10, 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. Unlike parading groups to the west, marshals with the Mystics of Pleasure ride Harley-Davidsons, not horses.
The Wharf joins the Mardi Gras festivities on Monday, Feb. 12 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 2018 Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade at 2 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13. For more information, call 251-980-INFO.
Laissez les bons temps rouler! "Let the good times roll!"