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Building the Magic of Mardi Gras

Go behind the scenes at artists get ready for the revelry and see how the pageantry comes to life.

It’s a Girl!

Mobile native Justin Robinson is a private chef and entrepreneur who celebrates big in his work and personal life.

Dressing Royalty

Leading ladies, kings and queens will be dripping in rhinestones and shimmery satins come Mardi Gras. But what does the ultimate Mobile Bay train look like? Designer Julia Greer Fobes maps it out.

You Think You Know Mardi Gras?

While you may attend a few parades and eat a MoonPie or two, only an in-depth knowledge of the customs, founders and symbols make you a true Mardi Gras aficionado. Answer these 30 questions to see how you rank, Carnival-style.

Don’t Rain on Our Parade

A close-knit group of Mardi Gras lovers can always be found on Battle House balcony on Fat Tuesday, no matter the weather.

Mardi Gras 2024 Parade Schedule

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Let the good times roll, Mobile!

What Happened to the Cowbellions?

Mobile’s original mystic society, which reigned supreme over celebration and mirth in 19th-century Mobile, danced into oblivion some 60 years after it was founded.

Mr. Star Class

Part adrenaline-chasing sailor, part ground-breaking float artist, George Criminale Sr. was as Mobile as it gets.

Ask McGehee: Who was the British nobleman who served as king of Mobile’s Mardi...

The only British-born monarch of Mobile’s Mardi Gras was Arthur Shirley Benn. The year was 1896, but he served under the name of “Emperor of Joy” rather than King Felix.

MoonPie, MoonPie, Fly to Me

Whether being thrown from a float, caught mid-air or dropped from a building, no town does MoonPies like Mobile.

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