mardi gras

Ocean Springs Carnival Association holds Mardi Hop

Also happening in Ocean Springs tonight was the Mardi Hop put on by the Ocean Springs Carnival Association, along with several downtown businesses. After Blackwater Brass band led a small second line down Government Street, Mardi Hop…

New Orleans to shut down bars during Mardi Gras weekend

By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the city's bars will be closed throughout the Mardi Gras weekend to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Cantrell's Friday announcement means New Orleans' famous…

Senior Mardi Gras Mambo in Gulfport

Let the good times roll! The annual Mardi Gras Mambo celebrates carnival season with seniors in Harrison County. For the first time, Mardi Gras Mambo was celebrated as a drive-thru giveaway. Two-hundred and 50 free lunch meals…

Krewe of Gemini hosting Mardi Gras ball

The Krewe of Gemini will be hosting their annual ball this Saturday in the Biloxi Civic Center. While hosting a gathering of any sorts will raise eyebrows during a pandemic, the Carnival krewe based out of Gulfport says that they’re…

Mardi Gras ready in the Bay

No Parades? No problem as local businesses and residents are still getting into the Mardi Gras spirit. Downtown Bay St. Louis has been sprinkled with some mambo magic. Their main street is decked out for the season…

Mardi Gras 2021: Mardi Gras with a new twist

For more than a century, South Mississippians have celebrated carnival season and Mardi Gras. This year, COVID has led to the cancelation of some of the Coast’s most popular and wide-spread celebrations. This new chapter in Mardi…