Beads and MoonPies will soon be flying once again along the beach highway in Orange Beach.
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. For more information, visit www.mirams.info.
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. Anyone who would like to participate in the parade must submit an application and pay a fee. Click here for information and the application. For more information, email Angela Bateman at firstname.lastname@example.org.