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Mardi Gras Parades 2012

Friday, February 17, 2012

Ocean Springs

Ocean Springs Carnival Association - Government Street, 7 p.m.

Beginning at Front Beach facing East at Jackson Ave. The parade then heads North on Jackson to Porter Ave. East on Porter to Washington Ave. North on Washington to Government St. East on Government St. to General Pershing Ave. North on General Pershing to Ward Ave. South on Ward to Government. West on Government to Washington South on Washington to Porter then West on Porter to Jackson South on Jackson to Front Beach. Ending at Front Beach Ave. heading West from Jackson Ave.              

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Gulfport

Krewe of Gemini - (This parade has been canceled due to weather, and will not be rescheduled. The Krewe of Gemini WILL still roll as scheduled through downtown Gulfport on Fat Tuesday.)

Moss Point (This parade has been canceled due to weather, and will not be rescheduled.)

Parade of Classes Association - Downtown, 3:00 p.m.

The parade will start at the Southgate Shopping Center on Main Street and ends downtown. Line up will start at 1:30 p.m. Applications are available at Moss Point Recreation Department.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Pascagoula (New time/date! Moved from Saturday!)

Jackson County Carnival Association - Downtown, 2:00 p.m.

This parade begins at Ingalls Avenue to Market Street. It will continue north to Jackson Avenue then south ending at Pascagoula and Ingalls Avenue. Click JCCA to view the parade route. 

Diamondhead (New time/date! Moved from Saturday!)

Krewe of Diamondhead - Community center, 12:00 p.m.       

The route starts at the Diamondhead Community Center, then heads to the Diamondhead Country Club. Expect to see around 30 units with some very detailed Mardi Gras décor.

D'Iberville

North Bay Carnival Association - LeMoyne Blvd., 1:30 p.m.

A float packed parade awaits you. This parade will roll through LeMoyne Blvd. in St. Martin. Then to Central Avenue in D'Iberville. To view the parade route click here.

Pass Christian

St. Paul Carnival Association - Highway 90, 12:00 p.m.

The parade starts at the corner of Davis Avenue and Second Street. It continues to Scenic Drive, turning west to Henderson Avenue. Then north to St. Louis, east to Church Street, south to Second Street, east on Second to Davis Avenue. Click St. Paul Carnival Association for more information about the parade.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Biloxi

Children's walking parade - Biloxi Town Green, 11:00 a.m.

The parade begins at corner of Lameuse and MLK Blvd. Then south on Lameuse and ends at the Biloxi Town Green. The parade continues south on Lameuse and ends at the Biloxi Town Green.

Wiggins

Wiggins Mardi Gras - Downtown, 6 p.m.

The parade will start at the corner of First Street and Border Avenue. It will go across the railroad tracks to Magnolia Drive, then right to College Avenue, then right to Third Street ending at the Courthouse.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Gulfport

Krewe of Gemini - Downtown, 6:30 p.m.

This night parade kicks off in the evening with wonderful costumes, floats and other interesting Mardi Gras themed items.

Bay St. Louis

Krewe of Diamonds - Downtown, 1:00 p.m.

Krewe of Diamonds parade route goes down Main Street, turns on to 2nd Street onto Union Street continuing to Blaize Avenue in front of the Historic Depot.

Biloxi

Gulf Coast Carnival Association - Downtown, 1:00 p.m.

Considered one of the largest parades on the Coast, this parade will start on Main Street in Biloxi and will meander throughout Biloxi click here for the parade route.

Krewe of Neptune – Downtown, 3:00 p.m.

This afternoon parade features double decker floats from New Orleans, several marching clubs and plenty more. The parade will roll through downtown Biloxi. For more information about the parade click Krewe of Neptune.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Pass Christian

Krewe of Legacy - Vidalia Road, 1:00 p.m. (New time/ date! Moved from Saturday, February 18!)

This is a five-mile circular parade route, featuring something everyone will love. From elaborate floats, horse and buggies to golf carts and more, parade goers are advised to arrive early for a great spot. The parade will start and end at Neco's Market Place at the intersection of Vidalia and Cable Bridge Road near Exit 24 – Exit North on Firetower Road to Vidalia Road, then east on Vidalia Road to Cable Bridge Road.

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