gulf coast carnival association

Annual Twelfth Night Celebration

With the holiday season wrapping up, carnival season is right around the corner. A yearly tradition called Twelfth Night will be celebrated at the Biloxi Visitors Center on Sunday at 5 p.m. The reigning Royal Court of Gulf Coast Carnival…

Twelfth Night Celebration

Now that the holiday season has ended, it’s time to get in the carnival spirit. Here to tell us about the annual Twelfth Night Celebration in Biloxi is Cecilia Dobbs Walton. The event takes place Sunday, January 5th at 5…

Traffic plan for Gulf Coast Carnival Association Parade

With the Gulf Coast Carnival Association parading in downtown Biloxi tomorrow, the city has a few reminders. With tomorrow’s parade stretching longer than any other Biloxi parade, it hits a lot of construction zones. All roads that will be paraded…

Seventh annual Run for the Beads

With the first Mardi Gras parade just under two weeks away, Coast residents are trying to find ways to get into the carnival spirit. Battling the cold and fog, participants showed up to Biloxi City Hall bright and early to…

Seventh annual Run for the Beads

Mardi Gras is just around the corner. This weekend, put on your beads a little early and grab your sneakers for the Run for the Beads One Mile Fun Run and 5K. Saturday marks the seventh year the Gulf Coast…

Let the good times roll: Gulf Coast Carnival Association Parade

The streets of downtown Biloxi are covered with beads, Moon Pies, and other throws from today’s Gulf Coast Carnival Association Parade in Biloxi. Tens of thousands of revelers lined the streets of downtown Biloxi. Louie Cobb was one of them.…

2018 Gulf Coast Carnival Association Coronation Ball

It’s time to get down and boogie the night away as the Gulf Coast Carnival Association lets the good times roll for their 110th year. News 25’s Taylor Rubach is at the 2018 Coronation Ball and has more.

Fat Tuesday festivities in Biloxi

Today is the final day of the carnival season. Before the Lenten season begins, the City of Biloxi had their biggest party of the year. It’s the Gulf Coast Carnival Association’s annual Mardi Gras parade, a culmination of 109 years…

GCCA Royalty Reveal

The royal king and queen of the Gulf Coast Carnival Association's 109th year have been revealed. During a royal reception at the Golden Nugget in Biloxi this afternoon, Queen Ixolib 2017 Molly Catherine Atherton and King D'Iberville 2017 Kent G.…

Early Risers Roll Out for Parades

Early risers rolled out of bed and onto the streets of Biloxi to set up for today’s Gulf Coast Carnival Association Mardi Gras parade. Some families made it out as early as 4:30 a.m. to get that perfect spot on…

Gulf Coast Carnival Association Parade

We begin tonight with the oldest parade on the Gulf Coast, a tradition dating back over 100 years. Many probably remember attending the Gulf Coast Carnival Association’s parade when they were little. Today, residents crowded the streets, keeping that tradition…

Gulf Coast Carnival Association Ball

It’s raining royalty in the Coast Coliseum as the Gulf Coast Carnival Association’s Mardi Gras Ball comes to an end. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us live with an inside look. [mappress mapid="2216"]