LIST: 2023 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

BILOXI, Miss. (GULF COAST WEEKEND) - The 2023 Carnival Season is underway, and South Mississippi is ready to let the good times roll! Here’s a look at parades and events happening all across the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Are we missing your event? Send all the details to and we’ll add it to our list.

January 5

5 p.m. - Biloxi’s Twelfth Night Celebration, Biloxi Visitors Center

January 6

5:30 p.m. - Mississippi Aquarium Sail Lighting Ceremony, Downtown Gulfport

January 21

5 p.m. - Long Beach Carnival Association Jeep-a-Gras Parade, Downtown Long Beach

(Editor’s note: Due to anticipated bad weather, the Lucedale Carnival Association Parade has been rescheduled to Jan. 21.)

February 4

Here’s a closer look at the parades happening February 4, both in Pass Christian and Ocean Springs.

1 p.m. - Pass Christian Carnival Association

1 p.m. - Ocean Springs Elks Club Carnival Parade, Downtown Ocean Springs (Begins on Front Beach, ends on Government Street)

1:30 p.m. - Krewe Unique Mardi Gras Parade, Downtown Ocean Springs (directly follows the Elks OS parade)

February 5

1 p.m. - Lizana Mardi Gras Parade, Harrison County (Begins and ends at Lizana Elementary. Route will go down Cable Bridge Road to Northrop Cuevas to Moran Road)

February 11

Here’s a look at which Mardi Gras parades are happening the weekend of February 10-12.

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER: 10 a.m. - Biloxi Children’s Walking Parade, Downtown Biloxi

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER: Noon - Pass Christian Krewe of Wreckage Kids Parade (Starts at Davis Avenue and Scenic Drive, ends at Market Street and Scenic Drive)

2 p.m. - Picayune Krewe of Pearl Parade, Downtown Picayune

6 p.m. - Carnival Association of Long Beach, Downtown Long Beach (Begins at Cleveland Avenue)

7 p.m. - Gautier Men’s Club, Gautier (Begins at Dolphin Road)

February 12

Noon - Krewe of Nereids Parade, Bay St. Louis/Waveland (Begins on Drinkwater Road)

12:30 p.m. - Krewe of Barkloxi PAWrade, Biloxi Town Green

February 17

Here’s when and where to catch some of the last parades for the 2023 Mardi Gras season!

7 p.m. - Ocean Springs Carnival Association Night Parade, (Begins on Front Beach, ends on Government Street)

February 18

11 a.m. - Lucedale Carnival Association Parade (Rescheduled from Jan. 21)

Noon - Krewe of Diamondhead Mardi Gras Parade, (Begins on Gex Drive, ends at the Diamondhead Country Club)

Noon - Secondliners Mardi Gras Club, Downtown Biloxi

1 p.m. - Jackson County Carnival Association, Pascagoula (Note: Construction will be finished by parade day, so this year JCCA will return to its original route!)

1 p.m. - Krewe of Gemini Day Parade, Gulfport

5:30 p.m. - Krewe of Neptune Night Parade, Downtown Biloxi

February 19

Noon - St. Paul Carnival Association, Pass Christian (Begins at Davis Avenue & Highway 90)

1 p.m. - Second Street Social Club, Gulfport (Begins just east of the Gulfport Public Safety Center, down Second Street to Centennial Plaza)

1 p.m. - D’Iberville North Bay Association, Downtown D’Iberville (Begins on Lemoyne Boulevard, ends on Automall Parkway)

February 20

11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Biloxi Family Mardi Gras Celebration, Howard Avenue under the I-110 Overpass

5 p.m. - Bay St. Louis Mystic Krewe of the Seahorse, Bay St. Louis (Begins at the L&N Train Depot)

February 21-Fat Tuesday

1 p.m. - Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras Parade, Downtown Biloxi

1 p.m. - The Krewe of Real People Next Generation Parade, Bay St. Louis

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