Mardi Gras Parade

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

The City of Gulf Shores is excited to continue its expanded role as lead organizers for the Gulf Shores Mardi Gras Parade. This history of the Gulf Shores Mardi Gras parade dates back to 1978 when a group of locals decided Gulf Shores needed a parade. Those locals formed the Pleasure Island Players and thus Mardi Gras began in Gulf Shores. A year later the Mystic Order of Shiners joined the Pleasure Island Players to become what is now the oldest parading order in Baldwin County.

The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the 41st Anniversary of the Mardi Gras Parade on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 10 a.m. We are working hard to plan this event, and we will provide more details as the parade date gets closer. 

Participate in the Parade
Anyone interested in participating in the parade can do so by completing the application. The deadline to register for the parade is Friday, February 6. Any entry submitted after this date will be required to pay a $20 fee.

Mail or Email your application to the event coordinator.
City of Gulf Shores Special Events
Attention: Erica Bassett
P.O. Box 299
Gulf Shores, AL 36547.