MOBILE MARDI GRAS TRAIL
Celebrate the Mystery
& Discover the Real History 

Online & Print Resources and Specialized Historical Tours 

Historic
Timeline

The Virtual Mardi Gras Trail 
tells the
STORY OF MOBILE 
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Saturday,
February 17th 
Mardi Gras Trail  Tour 

Happy Hour History
TAVERN CRAWL 

Mardi Gras History Questions? 
Submit Them Here! 

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THE
GUIDE BOOK !
(includes  self-guided walking and driving tours)

Submit 
Historic Photos

 

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CELEBRATE
the 150th Anniversary of Mardi Gras in Mobile !

CELEBRATE 
MOBILE'S MARDI GRAS
TRADITIONS 
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YThe spirit of levity, the love of fun and the indulgence of pleasures characterizes the Mobilians in an emulent degree. This spirit seems contagious, for standers appear to become infected...from the man of fifty to the boys of five, all alike enter into the frolicsome festivities. 

Cincinnati Daily Times, January 7, 1876

RESOURCES for TEACHERS
and
Home-School Curriculum 


Historic Markers in the City of Mobile 
​Click Here 

Mobile Sites on the National Register of Historic Places 

Want more of Mobile's History ?
Click Here for places to see and things to do

and other
HISTORICAL RESOURCES 

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THE SELF GUIDED WALKING TOUR: 
Click on each site for information and resources. 

SITE 1
Begin your walking tour at the foot of Government Street on the Mobile River. 
For information about the history of this site,
Click Here

SITE 2 
Cross Water Street
Continue west down Government Street toward Royal.
Site 2 is the intersection of Government and Royal Streets. 
Click Here
to learn more

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Continue north on Royal
 toward Conti Street
  Click Here 
for more information 

As you reach the corner of Royal and Dauphin Street,
Click Here
for more information 

SITE 3 
Royal ​ &  
St. Francis Streets. 

continue north on Royal to the corner of St. Francis Street. 

Click Here
for more information
 

 SITE 4
Turn  West on St. Francis to
 Bienville Square
  Click Here
   for more information  

 
GROUP TOURS

To schedule a customized guided tour for your group,
send an email with requested time and date and the number of persons expected to attend to :

mardigrastrail@gmail.com

Any tour can be followed by a 45 minute presentation on the history of Mobile's Mardi Gras with refreshments

To request more information, email:
mardigrastrail@gmail.com
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Take a Guided Trolley Ride to Each Site on the Driving Tour

Bottomless Bubbly  Trolley Tour

​By appointment
any day of the week
$55/person

Includes tour of all Mardi Gras Trail locations with a stop for refreshments and on-board mimosas, champagne and Blood Marys 

Or click here to request a special time and date for your

group  of 12 - 20

Creole Carnival and Cuisine Trolley Tour 
 
Enjoy Creole cuisine and while you learn more about the culture and carnivals of the Gulf Coast and the Caribbean, from Mobile to New Orleans and Cozumel to Havana. ​​

$60 / person
Includes the guided tour along with complimentary cocktails on board the trolley,
and stops at local restaurants for samplings of regional creole cuisine. 
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This 2 hour tour is available
   by appointment for groups of
15 or more.  

or email: 
mardigrastrail@gmail.com
 

Group Tour Information and Price Sheet 

Questions or Comments?  Email: mardigrastrail@gmail.com