Mobile Mardi Gras Trail Book,
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Brief Printable Brochure



When is Mardi Gras?

What does "Mardi Gras" mean? 

What is a tableau? 

What is a flambeau?

What is a Mystic Parade?

The First Mardi Gras: 
New Orleans or Mobile?

The Enchantment of Mobile's
Mystic Parades

for teachers, students, and everyone else!

Field Trip Information 
or to schedule a free in-class presentation,

Walk one block west to
Duncan Place 
is next on the Mardi Gras Trail,
at the intersection of Government and Royal Streets. 
Click Here
to learn more about
Duncan Place and the area around it. 

As you walk 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 

Royal Street

Click Here
as you walk north to 
the corner of Royal
and St. Francis


 The history of mystic revelry is the history of Mobile,
the only place to 
celebrate real Creole culture and American innovation in one place.
 See southern history from a new perspective on the Mobile Mardi Gras Trail

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

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:
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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

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

Or request a special time and date for your group here

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. 

This 2 hour tour is available
   by appointment for groups of
15 or more.  

or email:

 Mobile app
Coming  Soon

Historic Markers in the City of Mobile 
​Click Here 

Mobile Sites on the National Register of Historic Places 


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