February 19-25, 2017

Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ 12:000PM Noon - 50th annual Krewe of Nereids Parade in Waveland. Begins at the intersection of Drinkwater & Highway 90 in Bay St. Louis, in front of the Bay St. Louis Governmental Annex Building.  Continues west, ending at Auderder Street & Highway 90 in Waveland @ West End Restaurant.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ 7:00PM - 50th annual Krewe of Veterans Ball.  This ball is held at VFW Post 3373.  Located at 4724 Vega Street in Pascagoula.  Cost is $15 per person.  This year's theme will be the Roaring 20s.

Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 7:00PM - 9th Annual Ocean Springs Carnival Association Mardi Gras Night Parade. This parade is hosted by the Ocean Springs Carnival Association.  It begins @ Front Beach and continues to Porter.  Then on Washington to Government Street, ending at Holcomb.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 12:00PM Noon -  Krewe of Diamondhead Mardi Gras Parade. Begins at the Diamondhead Community Center and ends at the Country Club.  This parade consists of approximately 30 units with many nicely decorated golf carts.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 1:00PM - 41st annual Jackson County Carnival Association Parade in downtown Pascagoula. This year's parade route will be from the corner of Pascagoula and Ingalls, east to Market Street, north to Jackson Avenue, then south returning to the starting point.  This is a family-friendly parade.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 2:00PM - 47th Annual Krewe of Gemini Mardi Gras Day Parade in downtown Gulfport. Begins on 19th Street, proceeds towards Highway 49, then continues past Hancock Bank and throughout downtown Gulfport.

Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 5:30PM - Krewe of Neptune Mardi Gras Parade in downtown Biloxi. As has been the case in recent years, this parade be held on Saturday, NOT Fat Tuesday.  All the floats in this parade come from New Orleans. Features large double decker floats, marching bands, and other marching clubs.  Parade begins on Main Street.  Proceeds south to Highway 90, west on 90, north on Lameuse Street, west on MLK Boulevard, then north on Caillavet Street to Bayview Avenue.