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Feb. 11

LMDC Children's Mardi Gras Celebration: Lynn Meadows Discovery Center parade, Dolan Ave.  Gulfport 10am-12pm (Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy Mardi Gras themed music, bingo, art activities, karaoke, face painting along with a children’s parade. Bring your own decorated bike, trike or wagon for the parade with our Grand Marshall the Chick-fil-A Cow.)

Second Liners Mardi Gras Club: will parade in Biloxi at 1 p.m. (Route: Starting at the Biloxi Civic Center on Howard Avenue going west onto Martin Luther King Boulevard around the Loop to Howard Avenue; then north on Caillavet Street taking a right turn onto Esters Boulevard and ending at Busch Park.)

The Ocean Springs Elks Lodge: will parade 1 p.m. (The parade begins at the corner of Front Beach & Porter Ave. It will turn left on Washington, right on Government, then right again on Holcomb.)

The Pass Christian Carnival Association’s Krewe of Legacy: will parade at 1 p.m. (The parade starts on the corner of J.P. Ladner Road and Vidalia Road. It continues down J.P. Ladner Road, takes a right on Edwin Ladnier Road, then a right on Vidalia Road. The route will end where it began.)

Krewe Unique: will parade in Ocean Springs at 1:30 p.m. (The parade begins at the corner of Front Beach & Porter Ave. It will turn left on Washington, right on Government, then right again on Holcomb.)

The Krewe of the Pearl: parade in Picayune will be at 2 p.m.


Feb. 12


Lizana Carnival Association: will parade at 1 p.m. (The parade begins at Lizana Elementary on Lizana School Road, then turns right on Bridge Rd. It will turn right on Northrop Cuevas Road, and right on Moran Road. The parade will turn back onto Cable Bridge Rd. and end where it began.)


Feb. 18


Biloxi Children’s Walking Parade: will roll at 10 a.m. (The parade route will begin under the I-110 overpass on Howard Avenue and travel east on Howard to Reynoir Street and turn south ending at the Mardi Gras Museum, where there will be a celebration including an opportunity to meet and have pictures taken with the 2015 Gulf Coast Carnival Association Royal Court, a costume and float contest, refreshments and Mardi Gras art activities.)

Krewe of Kids: parade Bay St. Louis will parade at 11 a.m. (Starting across from Dunbar Village on Dunbar Avenue heading to Larroux Park at the corner of Dunbar and Julia Street, then back. Paraders stop at Dunbar Village to greet the senior king and queen there, then return to Dunbar Village for a party after the parade.)

Krewe of Little Rascals: will parade in Pascagoula at 1 p.m. (The parade will run on Delmas Avenue, beginning on the corner of Pascagoula Street and ending on Frederic Street.)

The Mystic Krewe of Pine Island: will parade in Vancleave at 1 p.m. (The Pine Island Mardi Gras Parade will roll through the rural river community on John's Bayou in Vancleave.)

The Carnival Association of Long Beach: will parade at 6 p.m. (From the high school heading south to Railroad Street, then west to Jeff Davis Avenue, south to East Fifth Street and back to Cleveland Avenue.)

Gautier Men’s Club: will parade at 7 p.m. (Starting and ending at the Jackson County campus of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College on U.S. 90, turning right onto Dolphin Dr., then right onto Gautier-Vancleave Rd, then left onto Highway 90 ending at the college.)


Feb. 19


Nereids’ parade in Waveland: will start at noon. (Nereids, a secret all-female krewe, parades on Drinkwater Road and will end on Auderer Boulevard.)

Krewe of Barkloxi: will parade at 2 p.m. (Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy an afternoon of dawg-gone Fun! Who will be the first King & Queen of the Krewe of Barkloxi? Dress up in your favorite Costume to match your four-legged friend. Donation to enter the costume contest - proceeds will go to the Humane Society of South Mississippi. Pre-registration required to enter your K-9 in the parade.)


Feb. 24


The Ocean Springs Carnival Association: will parade at 7 p.m. (Begins at Porter Ave & Front Beach Dr, turns left on Washington, right on Government, and right on Holcomb.)


Feb. 25


The Krewe of Diamondhead: will parade at noon. (Begins on Gex Drive, takes a left on Aloha Drive, to Kalani Drive, and right on Golf Club Drive.)

Jackson County Carnival Association: will parade at 1 p.m. (Begins on Ingalls Avenue, takes a left on Market Street, left on Jackson Avenue, and left on Pascagoula Street.)

Krewe of Gemini day parade: will roll in Gulfport at 2 p.m. (Begins on 19th Street, takes a right on Hwy. 49, right on 14th Street, left on 13th Street, left on 24th Street, right on 14th Street, left on 15th Street, and a right on 24th Avenue.)

Krewe of Neptune: will parade in Biloxi at 5:30 p.m. (Neptune will roll through downtown Biloxi, beginning on Main and ending on Caillavet.)


Feb. 26


St. Paul Carnival Association: will parade in Pass Christian at 11:30 a.m. (Parade starts at the corner of Davis Ave and Second St, proceeds to Scenic Drive turns west to Henderson Ave, North to St. Louis, east to Church St, south to Second St, east on Second to Davis Ave.)

North Bay Area Mardi Gras Association: will parade in D’Iberville at 1:30 p.m. (Begins on Lemoyne Blvd, to Central Ave, to Rodriguez St, and ends on Automall Parkway.)


Feb. 27


Mystic Krewe of the Seahorse: will parade in Bay St. Louis at 5 p.m. (Begins on Blaize & Bookter Street, right on Necaise Avenue, right on Main Street, left on 2ndStreet, right on Demontluzin Avenue, right on Beach Boulevard, and right on Main Street. )


Feb. 28


Krewe of Diamonds: will parade in Bay St. Louis at 1 p.m. (The Krewe of Diamonds parades through downtown Bay St. Louis. Parade route is down Necaise to Main Street, North Beach Blvd, then north on Union Street, down Blaize Avenue, north on Sycamore St, and return to Necaise.)

Gulf Coast Carnival Association: will parade in Biloxi at 1 p.m. (Parade starts at Main St, Hwy 90 to Lameuse St, Martin Luther King Jr, Reynoir St, Hwy 90, Porter Ave and ends on Howard Ave near Caillavet St.)

Krewe of Gemini night parade: will roll in Gulfport at 5:30 p.m. (Begins on 19th Street, takes a right on Hwy. 49, right on 14th Street, left on 13th Street, left on 24th Street, right on 14th Street, left on 15th Street, and a right on 24th Avenue.)