Mobile, Alabama (WKRG) — Visiting Mobile for Mardi Gras? WKRG News 5 provides everything you need to know about the city’s biggest celebration.
Mobile, the birthplace of Mardi Gras in the United States, is experiencing tremendous growth each year leading up to Fat Tuesday. Thousands of revelers go to parades and balls. Even the most experienced can use a little help navigating the weeks-long festivities.
WKRG News 5 summarizes everything you need to know about Mardi Gras 2023 on mobile. From schedules of parades and balls to the best places to stay, eat and drink, we’ve got everything you need. Let’s have some more fun. You will also be exposed to local Mardi Gras history and traditions to help you make the most of your Mardi Gras experience.
In addition to this guide, WKRG News 5 covers all things Mardi Gras on mobile and across the Gulf. You can find all of our complete coverage of Mardi Gras, including information and reports from Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Mississippi, Baldwin County and Pensacola, on the WKRG News 5 Mardi Gras page.
Parade Schedule: Mobile Mardi Gras 2023
February 3 (Friday)
- 6:30 p.m. Conde Cavaliers – Route A
Saturday, February 4th
- 2:00 p.m. Bayport Parade Association / Mystic DJ Riders – Route A
- 6:30 p.m. Pharaoh’s Mysterious Society – Route A
- 7:00 p.m. Conde Expedition – Route A
Thursday, February 9
- 6:30 p.m. Order of polka dots – Route A
Friday, February 10th
- 6:30 p.m. inca knights – Route A
Saturday, February 11th
- 2:00 p.m. mobile mystics – Route A
- 2:30 p.m. Mobile Mystical Levelers – Route A
- 3:00 p.m. Mobile Mysterious Friends – Route A
- 6:30 p.m. Maid of Mars Parade – G route
- 7:00 p.m. butterfly maiden – Route A
- 7:30 PM- mariemate crew – Route A
- 8:00 p.m. Order of the Hebe – Route A
Sunday, February 12th
- 6:30 p.m. Daughters of Neptune – Route A
- 7:00 p.m. Knights of Isis – Route A
Monday, February 13th
- 6:30 p.m. order of venus – Route A
- 7:00 p.m. Miracle on the Bay – Route A
- 7:30 PM- order of many faces – Route A
Tuesday, February 14th
- 6:30 p.m. Order LaShe – Route A
- 7:00 p.m. Order of Olympia – Route A
Thursday, February 16th
- 6:30 p.m. Mystic Stripers Society – Route A
Friday, February 17th
- 6:30 p.m. Columbus crew – Route A
- 7:00 p.m. Crew de second line – Route A
Saturday, February 18th
- Noon – floral parade – Route A
- 12:30pm – Knights of Mobile – Route A
- 1pm – mobile mystical ladies – Route A
- 1:30 p.m. Order of Angels – Route A
- 2:00 p.m. joy of life – Route A
- 6:00 p.m. mystic of time – H route
Sunday, February 19 – Joe Kane Day
- 2:00 p.m. Convoy of King Elexis I – Route E
- 2:30 p.m. Joe Kane procession – Route A
- 5:00 p.m. Crew de Bienville – Route A
Monday, February 20 – Confession Monday
- Noon – King Felix III Parade – Route A
- 12:30pm – floral parade – Route A
- 3:00 p.m. MLK Business & Civic Parade – Route D
- 3:30 p.m.- MLK Monday Mystics – Route D
- 4pm – north side merchant – Route D
- 7:00 p.m. toddler mystic – Route F
- 7:30 PM- Knights of the Pigeon – Route F
Tuesday, February 21 – Fat Tuesday
- 10:30 a.m.- Order of Athena – Route A
- 12:30pm – knight of joy – Route A
- 1pm – King Felix III Parade – Route A
- 1:30 p.m. comic cowboy – Route A
- 2:00 p.m. MAMGA Mammoth – Route B
- 6:00 p.m. mythical order – C route
This is the current parade schedule from the City of Mobile for Mardi Gras 2023. We will update this schedule if the date, time, or parade route changes.
Mobile Mardi Gras Parade Route
How to Watch the Mobile Mardi Gras Parade LIVE
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Mardi Gras Ball Schedule: Mobile 2023
Mobile Mask has created a list of Mardi Gras ball dates and locations.
|Queens with Dreams||The Grounds||Saturday, January 7|
|Port City Second Liners||The Grounds||Friday, January 13th|
|spin stars||Cedar Street Social Club||Saturday, January 14th|
|siren||Country Club of Mobile||Friday, January 20th|
|Carnival Crew du Rue||Caliro fly||Saturday, January 21st|
|domino double rush||Æthelstan Club||Saturday, January 21st|
|Etruscan||Mobile Civic Center||Saturday, January 21st|
|Crew de la Dauphine||Bayeux La Battle Civic Center||Saturday, January 21st|
|Nereid||Fort Whiting||Friday, January 27th|
|Knights of Osiris||mobile convention center||Friday, January 27th|
|joy of life||Daphne Civic Center||Saturday, January 28th|
|phoenix crew||Fort Whiting||Saturday, January 28th|
|servant moon||Mobile Civic Center||Saturday, January 28th|
|Marquis de Lafayette Company||Abba Shrine Center||Saturday, January 28th|
|Mystic DJ Riders||Elks Lodge 108 on DIP||Saturday, January 28th|
|why not nights||Eastern Shore Art Center||Saturday, January 28th|
|Conde Cavaliers||Mobile Civic Center||February 3 (Friday)|
|dragon knight||Country Club of Mobile||February 3 (Friday)|
|Conde Expedition||mobile convention center||Saturday, February 4th|
|Mullet Fellow Crew||Oak Hollow Farm||Saturday, February 4th|
|Mystic of the Bay||Daphne Civic Center||Saturday, February 4th|
|new mobilian||mobile country club||Saturday, February 4th|
|Rolling River Knights||Coastal Response Center||Saturday, February 4th|
|Pharaoh||expo hall||Saturday, February 4th|
|pebbles||Mobile Civic Center||Saturday, February 4th|
|Order of polka dots||Mobile Civic Center||Thursday, February 9|
|Mystic Ladies of Apollo||Daphne Civic Center||Friday, February 10th|
|inca knights||Mobile Civic Center||Friday, February 10th|
|order mardi gras masks||Fort Whiting||Friday, February 10th|
|Order of the Ecole Rouge||Fairhope Civic Center||Saturday, February 11th|
|goat crew||William Clark Family Life Center||Saturday, February 11th|
|mariemate crew||expo hall||Saturday, February 11th|
|Maid of Mars||crown hall||Saturday, February 11th|
|mobile mystics||mobile convention center||Saturday, February 11th|
|Galactic Deaf Mystic||Mobile Civic Center East Exhibit||Saturday, February 11th|
|butterfly maiden||Fort Whiting||Saturday, February 11th|
|Order of the Hebe||Holiday Inn Downtown||Saturday, February 11th|
|Knights of Juno||Mobile Civic Center||Saturday, February 11th|
|Daughters of Neptune||Mobile Civic Center||February 12 (Sun)|
|Knights of Isis||Fort Whiting||February 12 (Sun)|
|order of many faces||Malaga Inn||February 12 (Sun)|
|order of venus||mobile convention center||Monday, February 13th|
|Order LaShe||Mobile Civic Center||Tuesday, February 14th|
|Order of Olympia||expo hall||Tuesday, February 14th|
|50 happy friends||Mobile Civic Center||Wednesday, February 15th|
|Mystic Stripers Society||Mobile Civic Center||Thursday, February 16th|
|Columbus crew||Mobile Civic Center||Friday, February 17th|
|Knights of Mobile||Tillmans Corner Community Center||Friday, February 17th|
|Maid of Jubilee||Fairhope Civic Center||Friday, February 17th|
|MAMGA Grand Marshalls Ball||convention center||Friday, February 17th|
|Thalia||Ezerhaus||Friday, February 17th|
|Comrade||Fort Whiting||Saturday, February 18th|
|Crew du Cirque||Foley Civic Center||Saturday, February 18th|
|MLK Monday Mystics||locale||Saturday, February 18th|
|pleasure mystic||Gulf State Park Lodge||Saturday, February 18th|
|mystic of time||Mobile Civic Center||Saturday, February 18th|
|Order of Angels||Holiday Inn Downtown||Saturday, February 18th|
|original dragons||The Grounds||Saturday, February 18th|
|spartan crew||Steel Creek Lodge||Saturday, February 18th|
|shadow barons||Daphne Civic Center||Saturday, February 18th|
|mythical order||downtown||February 19 (Sun)|
|Pritchard Carnival Society||Caliro fly||February 19 (Sun)|
|toddler mystic||Mobile Civic Center||Monday, February 20th|
|Knights of the Pigeon||locale||Monday, February 20th|
|Mystic Magnolia Medal||Fairhope Civic Center||Monday, February 20th|
|knight of joy||Mobile Civic Center||February 21 (Tue)|
|Order of Athena||Abba Shrine Center||February 21 (Tue)|
Where to Stay: Hotels for Mardi Gras 2023 in Mobile
Tourists aren’t the only ones booking hotels during Mardi Gras in Mobile. locals are Hotel convenient to Dauphin Street and downtown Festivities during Mardi Gras season. These 10 hotels are TripAdvisor’s favorites for staying close to downtown Mobile.
Where to eat in downtown Mobile
King cakes and moon pies aren’t the only Mardi Gras snacks available on mobile. Downtown Mobile boasts a vibrant food scene. According to Yelp, here are some of his top restaurants within walking distance of downtown hotels.
Downtown bar guide
Downtown Mobile offers a variety of beverage options for Mardi Gras goers before and after the Mardi Gras parades and balls. According to Yelp, these are some of the top places for liquor.
Mardi Gras 2023 FAQ
When is Mardi Gras 2023? Mardi Gras 2023, or Fat Tuesday, is Tuesday, February 21st.
what let’s have more fun average? Parisians are unlikely to understand this Cajun French phrase, but when visiting the Gulf Coast during Mardi Gras season, locals use the phrase, a literal translation of the English phrase “let the good times roll.” you will hear it doing Learn more about Mardi Gras terminology here.
Who can go to the Mardi Gras ball on mobile? Participation in the Mobile Mardi Gras Ball is by invitation only. Members of the Mardi Gras Crew hosting the ball may invite non-members to join the lavish celebration.
When did mobile first celebrate Mardi Gras? Mobile is proud of its Mardi Gras heritage and claims to be the first official carnival celebration in the United States. It was started by Frenchman Nicolas Langlois in 1703 when Mobile was the capital of French Louisiana.
What is a mysterious society? The Mystic Society is a secret society that organizes parades and balls during Mardi Gras season. Its history dates back to his 1704. The oldest surviving marching group is the Order of Myths. Each mystical society has its own traditions, rich in symbolism and rituals.
What is King Cake? King cake is a traditional Mardi Gras pastry with roots in Christian tradition. Traditionally, you start enjoying the king cake on the 6th of January with an epiphany. The pastry is a cake-like dough molded into rings and decorated with the colors of Mardi Gras: gold, purple and green. Bakers get creative. For example, Daphne’s Bakery offers crawfish king cakes.
What is a moon pie? MoonPies come in a variety of flavors including chocolate, banana, mint, and peanut butter. Moon pies are made with marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate. The moon pie got its name in 1917 when a miner asked the company’s traveling salesman for a snack “as big as the moon.” MoonPie’s website says: The rest, as they say, is history. ”