Mardi Gras in Alabama typically takes place in Mobile, Alabama. It is a festive event that takes over the entire city. On Fat Tuesday businesses shut down, schools are closed and the party begins. Beautiful floats fill the city streets from morning to early evening accompanied by high school Marching Bands and drill teams. Music floats through the air and fun is had by all. Just imagine an entire city gathering together, putting on some music and dancing the day away. Vendors line the streets to sell a variety of items including Mardi Gras T-Shirts, corndogs, pizza, Hamburgers, cokes and alcohol. Food is definitely not missing from Mardi Gras. Many families set up their own areas, complete with couches and grills to turn the event into a giant tailgating party. But don't worry if you didn't bring a grill and vendor food is not your thing...the Moon Pies and candies will rain from the floats all day.
One of the 'prized' items during Mardi Gras are the infamous Mardi Gras beads. Purple, green and gold beads adorn the necks of virtually everyone you will see on the street. So to sum up, "How is Mardi Gras in Alabama", well it's an awesomeexperience everyone needs to try, at least once.
Mobile, AlabamaThe first US Mardi Gras was in Mobile, Alabama.
Yes, the s in Mardi Gras *is* silent. And, as I live in Mobile, Alabama, I was so glad to see that you were correct in which city Mardi Gras began--- Mobile, Alabama, *not* New Orleans!
mardi gras started in Mobile Alabama but is celebrated in new Orleans and in mobile
Mardi Gras was founded in Mobile, Alabama by Joe Cain. New Orleans began celebrating Mardi Gras and is often mistaken for being the founding city.Mobile, AlabamaNew Orleans, Louisiana
For United State it was Mobile, Alabama.
In the US it was first celebrated in Mobile Alabama
Currently the Mardi Gras ( Fat Tuesday ) is held in New Orleans. The first home of the festival was in Mobile, Alabama.
the JESTER is the Mardi Gras mascot.
A reveler. A mardi gras.
Is it a time to celebrate mardi gras and why
The etymology of the word Mardi Gras is that it originates from the French word Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is a celebration or carnival that occurs before Lent each year.
Louisiana and Alabama
Mardi Gras this year was on February 16
why is mardi gras happen on a tuesday.
Mardi Gras in 2009 is February 4.
Mardi Gras originated in Mobile, Al.
Mardi Gras is practised in Haiti