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March 8, 2011 - Orange Beach, AL (OBA) - Today's Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade starts at 2:00pm. The Mystics of Pleasure will join in today's parade. The Mardi Gras Boat Parade starts at 3:00pm.

The Orange Beach Parade will start at Wintzell's Oyster House and end at the Rite Aid on Orange Beach Blvd. (Hwy 161).

The Mystics of Pleasure was originally scheduled to parade on Saturday night, but was cancelled due to the bad weather.

The first Pleasure Island Mardi Gras Parade will take place in Gulf Shores starting at 10:00am this morning. The Gulf Shores Parade will start on Highway 59 at the bottom of Intracoastal Canal Bridge and end at Main Beach in Gulf Shores.

There are parade watching opportunities all day on Pleasure Island. "Laissez les bons temp roulet!"