Best Bets: Gulf Coast Weekend Events, 3/1- 3/3

2/22- 2/24




Thursday, Feb. 28

6:30PM | Mystic Stripers Society


Friday, March 1

6:30PM | Crewe of Columbus, Mobile

Mystical Order of Miriams-6:30PM | Orange Beach

Maids of Jubilee-6:45PM | Fairhope


Saturday, March 2

Foley Parade-11AM | Foley

Krewe of Goats-11:30AM | Prichard

12Noon | Prichard Carnival Association

12Noon | Saraland Mardi Gras Association, Saraland

12Noon | Floral Parade, Mobile

Followed by | Knights of Mobile

Followed by | Mobile Mystical Ladies

Followed by | Order of Angels

Krewe of Sparta @2pm, Saraland

Krewe of Mullet Mates-2PM | Mullet Point

Mystics of Pleasure-6PM | Orange Beach

6PM | Mystics of Time

Shadow Barons-6:45 | Daphne


Sunday, March 3

2PM | Arrival of King Elexis I, Mobile (Route E)

Loyal Order of the Fire Truck- 2:29PM | Daphne

2:30PM | Joe Cain Parade, Mobile

Krewe du Cirque-4PM | Foley, Park at OWA

5PM | Le Krewe de Bienville, Mobile

Followed by | Krewe De Secondline



Friday, March 1

Annual Krewe Of Lafitte Mardi Gras Parade @7pm


Saturday, March 2

Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade @2pm


Sunday, March 3

Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras Parade @2pm, Pensacola Beach


MS Gulf Coast

Friday, March 1

Ocean Springs Carnival Association – Ocean Springs – 7 p.m.


Saturday, March 2

Diamondhead – Diamondhead – 12 p.m

Jackson County Carnival Association – Pascagoula – 1 p.m.

Gemini – Gulfport – 2 p.m.

Krewe of Neptune – Biloxi – 5:30 p.m.

Krewe of Salacia – Biloxi – 6:30 p.m. Immediately follows the Krewe of Neptune


Sunday, March 3

St. Paul Carnival Association – Pass Christian – 12:30 p.m.

D’Iberville St. Martin North Bay – D’Iberville – 1:30 p.m.


NAVY WEEK IN MOBILE- Thurs - Fat Tuesday

Look for the Navy Band in Mobile Mardi Gras parades each day, and see the Navy Dive Tank at Mardi Gras Park. The USS James E Williams arrives Friday. CLICK HERE

MARDI GRAS LAWN PARTY- Sat 2pm-5pm, Historic Oakleigh House, Mobile

Historic Mobile Preservation Society will provide live music and treats from the Oakleigh Staff's Moon Pie Cook-Off. Bring your own food, drinks, chairs, and blankets. Admission is $5 per person. CLICK HERE

MARDI GRAS WATERFRONT DANCE PARTY- Thurs-Sun 8pm-12midnite, Mobile Convention Center

The Perdido Queen Riverboat will remain docked for this event giving you the ability to come and go as you please and enjoy a waterfront party with DJ. CLICK HERE

MARIAH CAREY- Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE 


THE OAK RIDGE BOYS - Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

WHITE TIE ROCK ENSEMBLE: THE WALL- Fri 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Featuring the unparalleled White Tie Sound, this full rock band, along with the Tied Up String Quartet and string orchestra will recreate Pink Floyd’s rock opera album in a rock theater environment, with an expanded and enhanced Light, Laser and Sound Experience. CLICK HERE 

CELTIC WOMAN: ANCIENT LAND- Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

MOBILE AREA ORCHID SOCIETY’S ORCHID SHOW & SALE- Fri/Sat 12 noon-5pm; Sun 9am-3pm, Bellingrath Gardens Magnolia Café

Mobile Area Orchid Society members will display their best orchids and will be available to answer questions and provide tips on growing and caring for these exotic plants.  CLICK HERE

1st SUNDAY OUTDOOR MARKET AT 5 RIVERS- Sun 12noon-4pm, 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, Causeway, Spanish Fort

Find local arts and crafts and farmer's market produce. Meet local author Paul Breuske, author of The Last Siege. Walk the trails. Have an up close encounter with a delta animal at the 2 PM Animal Ambassador in the Tensaw Theatre. Free!  CLICK HERE 

GULF COAST RENAISSANCE FAIRE & PIRATE FESTIVAL- Sat/Sun 10am-5pm, Santa Rosa Fairgrounds, Milton

5 stages of constant Live Entertainment and a Real Jousting tournament, Live Shows, Medieval Games of Skill, Historic learning demonstrations and streets scattered with Noble Knights, Goddess Princesses, Dragon Slayers, Mighty Kings, Wizards and more.  CLICK HERE

GENGHIS KHAN: THE GREAT CIVILIZER- Sat Jan 26- Sun April 28, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

Discover the man behind the legend in the blockbuster exhibition experienced by over a million people around the world. Through artifacts, performers, artwork, and other historically significant items, discover the eye-opening story of the world’s most well-known conqueror, civilizer and innovator.  CLICK HERE

USA JAGUAR BASEBALL vs ALABAMA- Fri 6:30pm; Sat 2pm; Sun 1pm, Stanky Field, USA campus 

USA JAGUAR BASKETBALL vs UT ARLINGTON- Thurs 7pm, USA Mitchell Center, USA campus

USA JAGUAR BASKETBALL vs TEXAS STATE- Sat 2pm, USA Mitchell Center, USA campus

Listen to Jags Baseball and Basketball on 99.5 The Jag and (keyword Jags) all season. CLICK HERE


A MADEA FAMILY FUNERAL (PG13)- A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unsavory family secrets. Stars Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely

GRETA (R) -A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda towards her. Stars A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda towards her.

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