2020 Mardi Gras parades in Orange Beach

January 25, 2020 - Orange Beach, AL - (OBA®) - Mardi Gras parades in Orange Beach will begin to roll with The Mystics of Pleasure's parade on Saturday, February 22, followed by "Moon Pies on Main" at The Wharf on Monday, February 24 and then the finale on Fat Tuesday, February 25 with the city’s parade starting at 2.

On February 22, the Mystics will be joined by the Mystical Order of Mirams as there will be no Friday night parade. The Saturday Night Mega Mardi Gras Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. on Perdido Beach Boulevard at the traffic signal just east of Phoenix West, near Fin & Fork. The parade will end at the intersection of Highway 161 and Perdido Beach Boulevard, just passed the Publix shopping center. Please note where the new medians begin, near the Romar Beach Access, the floats will move to the westbound lanes (north side of the beach highway).

The Wharf’s "Moon Pies on Main" event on Monday, February 24 includes a Kid and Pet Parade kicking off the Lundi Gras festivities 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 2020 Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade at 2 p.m. on Fat Tuesday, February 25. The parade follows the same Perdido Beach Boulevard route as Saturday's parade. Click here to download the application and information to participate in the City of Orange Beach's 2020 Fat Tuesday parade. Applications must be submitted by Friday, February 7th. 

Road closure advisory

During the night parade on Saturday, February 22 the city will close Perdido Beach Boulevard - between Phoenix West II and State Highway 161 - to vehicular traffic from as early as 4 p.m. until as late as 7:30 p.m. Exact lane closure times will vary leading up to the start of each parade. 

On Tuesday, February 25 the same 2-mile stretch of beach highway will be closed again from as early as 1 p.m. to as late as 4 p.m.