Click on one of the links below to see the parade's theme and schedule. Apollo's Mystic Ladies. The Apollo's Mystic Ladies will hit the streets of downtown Daphne at p. The krewe has chosen "Cheers to Another 10 Years" as its theme. Seven floats are included in the procession. In celebration of the 10th anniversary, each float member will wear silver.
Joey Jones, the first football coach at the University of South Alabama, will serve as grand marshal. The organization was founded in March , as Daphne's first ladies' mystic society. Floats are provided by the Conde Cavaliers. Feb Grand marshal is state Sen. Marc Keahey, a native of Grove Hill. Big Al and Seymour, the mascots from the University of Alabama and the University of Southern Mississippi, are both scheduled to be on hand. Comic Cowboys. Comic Cowboys Inc. Its theme is "Without Malice.
This year's float procession promises to be the most elaborate and beautiful event ever presented by the organization. Members are pleased to present their unique down-home commentary on all topics of importance to the people of Mobile. Please remember, all commentaries are without malice.
Look for the Comic Cowboy of the Year aboard his special float, donated by the family of Dr. Mobile businessman Dave Levi corralled the cowboys in The first parade initiated a brand of satire that has been honed to make the parade different from any other Mardi Gras event. There are active members today. Crewe of Columbus. The Crewe of Columbus parade rolls at p. The 89th annual procession features all new floats and a new Emblem. Jekyll and Mr. Montgomery, B. Rain, Bryant, Williamson and Vigor high schools.
Designers are The Mirth Co. This is the organization's largest night parade with 36 units. Hickory Ridge Kids Krewe. Also taking part will be marching bands comprised of students from several area Catholic schools, including Corpus Christi, St. Dominic's and McGill-Toolen.
There will be several surprise guest maskers and community heroes from the neighborhood fire station and local police precinct. Floats are designed by neighborhood residents and pulled by ATVs, lawnmowers, tractors and golf carts. Walkers pulling decorated wagons and strollers will also participate. The neighborhood event was founded by John Carter in Infant Mystics. The Infant Mystics will hit the streets at p.
The krewe has chosen "Cats Love the Night Life" as the theme for its nd anniversary parade. The procession begins with the Emblem Float, followed by the Title Float bearing the theme. Marching units scheduled to take part include bands from Citronelle, B. The floats and costumes were designed by Barbara Ann T. Steve Mussell of The Mirth Co.
Costumes were made by Bienville Costumes. Joe Cain. A mere six years until the 50th observance of the modern Joe Cain Day, Chief Slacabamorinico is urging all who have photos of previous events -- and those who capture wondrous sights this year -- to scan and send them to. Slac sez you will get credit if he uses your images. Be sure to identify who or what is in the picture, as well as the photographer.
This year's Joe Cain Procession - it's never called a parade, you know - rolls at p. As Mr. Leading the unit procession will be Slacabamorinico "hisself," personified for the 25th time by Mobile Mardi Gras historian, author, actor and preacher to the alienated the Rev. Bennett Wayne Dean Sr. Attired in a spiffy and sporty plaid skirt and high feathered bonnet, he makes a handsome and alluring sight as he rides aboard the legendary charcoal wagon pulled by Gus and Biscuit, two of the most stately and beautiful mules east or west of the Mighty Mississippi.
He will be followed by another tradition, Mobile's renowned Excelsior Band, celebrating years of Mardi Gras music this year. Close behind, and oftentimes intermingling with the band, costumed maskers from "1 to " will participate in the "people's celebration," including the loosely knit Society of Bums.
A band of downtown Pirates aka D. And among this multitude, for the seventh year, will be those somewhat naughty - but always good - ladies, the Mistresses of Joe Cain. For the 36th year, Cain's Merry Widows will again closely follow the Chief aboard their conveyance, officially dubbed Unit Two. Slacabamorinico urges all to come and enjoy this all-inclusive "holiday for all the people," for there just "ain't many like this left anymore!
And, as only ole Slac "hisself" can put it: "Have a good time, but don't get bad! Knights of Ecor Rouge. The Knights of Ecor Rouge will kick off Fairhope's mystic season at p. The krewe has chosen "Southern Knights of Rock and Roll" as its theme. The procession will comprise 12 units, including the Emblem float, "Bay Boat," "Gator," the Title float and eight more theme units. The designer of this year's parade concept is Craig Stephens.
The Knights of Ecor Rouge will celebrate its 26th parade and ball this year. Knights of Mobile. The procession begins at noon Feb. This season's queen is Rita Karan Thompson, a native of St. Floats include the official banner, three marshals and four floats, plus units bearing the grand marshal and queen.
Bones" and the Admiral Farragut Academy color guard, drill team and marching band. The Knights of Mobile was established in by a small group of revelers who brought almost collective years of Mardi Gras experience to the table with the desire to return to the smaller society and ball philosophy. Knights of Revelry. The krewe will celebrate the carnival season by paying tribute to celebrated comic book heroes and introducing one to the Port City yet unknown to planet Earth.
Marching units participating in the event are marching bands from Robert E. Costumes were made by Julie Jones of Andrade's Costumes. Parade artist was Mark Calametti. KOR was founded in , and its first parade was on Feb.
The third oldest mystical society in Mobile, it proudly claims to stage the city's oldest daytime parade. Krewe of Goats. The Krewe of Goats parade begins at noon Feb. The legend of the Goat Man began in the early s. Because of the social and economic limitations of those years, many residents resisted the idea of celebrating Mardi Gras. But a gentleman from the Bullshead area of Prichard who tended a small herd of goats decided to change that.
He hitched some of his goats to a homemade cart and made the rounds, singing and calling out to his neighbors and tossing trinkets to children and adults alike. A group of civic-minded Prichard residents decided to rekindle the tradition of the Goat Man in the mids, and the first modern Goat Day Parade was held in The Krewe of Goats formed the following season.
Krewe of Les Beau Geste. The theme is "Razzle Dazzle Time. Grand marshal will be Liz Anderson, the krewe's founder. Joining members of the krewe will be Ms. Krewe of Marry Mates. For the 17th year, the Krewe of Marry Mates will emerge from the depths of Wragg Swamp during the annual Carnival fortnight to delight paradegoers in downtown Mobile.
This year's procession, "Movie Night with the Mates," begins at p. Saturday on Route A. Special guests include King Brad and Queen Janice, who will lead the festivities in a horsedrawn carriage, followed by Emblem Tommy, Emblem Kathy and the marshals. Marching units scheduled to take part include Mary G. Ron Barrett was responsible for staging, and Chef Rob provided the catering. Seventeen years ago, a small group of couples decided Mobile needed a parading society for married couples.
The rest is history. Le Krewe de Bienville. The procession will also include the Mobile County Sheriff's Posse. Craig Stephens was the carnival artist. This year, female riding marshals will be joining the festivities. Les Femmes Cassettes. With the parade rolling on Valentine's Day, the krewe chose the theme to show their affection for their male riders. Chief Slacabamorinico will lead the procession, riding in his mule-drawn wagon. Members will be dressed in red dresses with white hearts and escorted by male partners in white tuxedos.
The truck band TNT-Entertainment will provide lively music during the event. Costumes were created by Seams to Be. The ladies would also like to thank the members of Le Krewe de Bienville and the Order of Polka Dots for all of their years of support and generosity. The organization has chosen "A Vision of Dreams" as the theme for its 72nd anniversary. Grand marshal is attorney Jerome Carter.
They will be followed by:. Marching units scheduled to take part include bands from Blount, Vigor, Williamson, B. Rain and LeFlore high schools. The artistic designer was James Finklea. The float builder was George Danzey. The Mobile Association of Reveling Cavaliers will present its 28th parade at 1 p. Rain High School and St. Paul's Episcopal School. Employees and families made costumes and bean bags to use as throws. The route was short, but everyone had such a great time they decided to make it an annual event.
Coronation will be held Feb. Costumes and throws will be provided by members of local mystic societies. MCA Floral. The Floral Parade rolls at noon Feb. This year's procession, "Beautiful Bellingrath," pays tribute to Bellingrath Gardens, the garden spot of the South and our own local treasure. Floats include "Belle Camp - From Whence the Gardens Came," "The Great Lawn of Bellingrath," with its sundial attracting butterflies, and a trail of colorfully decorated units that spotlight the delightful attractions at the popular site.
Grand marshals are Samford Turner Myers Jr. The Floral Parade was created as a parade for children. They traditionally parade during the daytime to maximize participation from the youth. He arrives on his royal yacht, accompanied by his entourage of knights, pages, equerries and heralds. This season's procession begins at noon Feb. Leading the way is the First Knights float, followed by the Second Knights float. The King's Float rolls next. Truly fit for a king, it bears a large canopied throne with a tiered section for the young attendants.
The king's train is displayed behind the throne. The procession rolls again at 1 p. On that occasion, the king will be accompanied by his queen, and her train will also be displayed. The Bay City Brass Band will provide entertainment on both days.
The floats were refurbished and painted by Craig Stephens. For a number of years, he ruled without a consort. With the formation of the second carnival association in , Felix acquired a regular consort, and the tradition of a queen became firmly established. By then the ruler was Felix III, grandson of the first Felix, and he favored the title of king rather than emperor.
To this day, Felix III has ruled with great dignity and style, as has his lovely consort. MLK School Day. It rolls at 3 p. Riders will be dressed in Mardi Gras colors and fully loaded with the most popular treats sure to leave paradegoers pleased. Floats include:. The Krewe of the Avenue was established in Maids of Jubilee. A page special section devoted to the Mobile area's season of revelry is included in the Sunday Press-Register, available wherever newspapers are sold and afterward while supplies last at the Press-Register building at N.
Water St. Watch for continuing Mardi Gras coverage and read past articles, with photo galleries and parade videos,. The Maids of Jubilee will take to the streets of Fairhope at p. The floats were designed by Craig Stephens and his crew at Carnival Artists. The society, Baldwin's first women's organization and the first to have all female marshals on horseback, was established in with its first ball. This year marks its 26th annual ball. It has grown from members to over Maids of Mirth. The Maids of Mirth have chosen "Pardon Our French" as the theme for its 61st anniversary parade, which rolls at p.
The Budweiser Clydesdales are expected to take part in the procession. The fun begins with the Emblem Float and Title Float, followed by:. Rain, Blount, Vigor, Williamson and Calhoun high schools. Floats and costumes were designed by Divine Design Duo. The costumes were executed by Andrade's Costume House. Horses are provided by Bill Adams. Mobile Mystical Ladies. The Mobile Mystical Ladies will hit the streets of downtown Mobile at p.
The theme this season is "Simply the Best. South Alabama Cinderella Royalty will also be on hand:. Costumes were designed by Rose Murphy and made by Bienville Costumes. Floats were made and designed by the Order of Inca. Stage design was crafted by Ron Barrett. Mobile Mystics. The Mobile Mystics will take to the streets at 2 p. The krewe has chosen "We Got the Blues" as its theme this season.
Queen Megan Marie Finnigan will preside over the festivities. Mystic Order of Dead Rock Stars. This year's honoree is the late great superstar Michael Jackson. The Emblem float features a double-sided portrait of Jackson that shows the round face of his youthful years on one side and the zombie-like "Thriller" character on the other side.
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