Mardi Gras on the Alabama Gulf Coast
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have great parades.
People will go to Mardi Gras parades in ALL kinds of weather.
Mardi Gras started in Alabama, not New Orleans.
There is no age limit for lusting after Mardi Gras beads.
Moonpies come in different flavors, including banana.
Getting people to throw you free stuff is an art form.