Mardi Gras 2023: Mobile visitor’s guide

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.

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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

WKRG News 5 is the home of Mardi Gras on the Gulf Coast. From his first parade downtown on February 2nd on his mobile to his final parade on Fat Tuesday, WKRG News 5 will live stream the action and excitement on our website, his mobile app and Facebook page. increase.

Watch live at The best destination for Mobile Mardi Gras 2023 Live is the WKRG News 5 Mardi Gras page.There you can find all of our live coverage plus everything you need to know about Mardi Gras on mobile and across the Gulf.[今すぐ見る]You can find all the live streams on our page.

Watch live on the WKRG News 5 app: Our WKRG News 5 app is a great way to stay connected to Gulf news and weather, including all things Mardi Gras. Download the app today and turn on push alerts to get notified when Mardi Gras coverage begins.

Watch live on the WKRG News 5 Facebook page. When we live online, we live on Facebook. Visit the WKRG News 5 Facebook page and tap to follow. Then Facebook will notify you when we live Mardi Gras coverage.

Mardi Gras Ball Schedule: Mobile 2023

Mobile Mask has created a list of Mardi Gras ball dates and locations.

organization position date
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. ”

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