Mobile, United States
Mardi Gras in Mobile
- Dew Drop Inn Restaurant , The Dew Drop Inn has some of the best brunch and the best hot dogs in the city. A true Mobile landmark.
- Conde Cavalier Ball , If you can manage it, find someone who can get you tickets to the Mardi Gras Balls. This is what Mardi Gras in Mobile is really about. Sure, the parades and partying is great on the streets, but the Balls ...
- Mystic Striper Ball , Another fantastic Mardi Gras Ball.
- INCA Ball , One of the three biggest and best Mardi Gras Balls.
- Felix's Fish Camp Grill , Make your way down the parkway to one of the best fresh fish restaurants you'll ever have.
- Original Oyster House , Another seafood restaurant famous for its fresh fish and oysters, the Original Oyster house is yet another must eat restaurant, even though making your way down the parkway isn't always the most convenient.
- Mardi Gras / Parade Route A - Broad & Government St , Parade Route A is where the big parades begin. Find a good Mardi Gras map and pick a spot for each of the parades you plan to attend because the sidewalks will be packed with people vying for beads, moon ...
- Hopjacks Pizza Kitchen & Taproom , A fantastic bar and restaurant with a great selections for beer and pizza.
- Serda's Coffee Company , Need some caffeine to pick you up pre-parade? Serda's serves up the best coffee in downtown Mobile.
- Bienville Square , Take a break in Bienville Square in between parades. Often, there will be events happening, and usually it's going to be one of the few places with tons of temporary restrooms set up during parades.
- Mardi Gras museum , Start at the Mardi Gras museum a few days before the celebration begins. If you don't want the historical background, don't bother, but there's all sorts of gorgeous Mardi Gras artifacts here.
- The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa , The Battle House: one of the best Mobile hotels to stay at for Mardi Gras. Within walking distance of all of the sights and places to go see during your Mardi Gras adventure.
- Fort Conde , While you're taking a break in between boozing, parades, and wandering downtown, take a break for a little history lesson at Fort Conde.
- Joe Cain House , Visit the home of Joe Cain, the founder of Mardi Gras, and learn about the man behind the masks.
- Joe Cain Cafe , The Foursquare location calls this place a frat house, which isn't totally off the mark. This Mardi Gras themed cafe is a good place to stop in for eats, especially if you're staying at the Battle House right next door.
- Grand Central , Looking for a nightclub to go dancing after the parade is over? Grand Central, one of the main LoDa (Lower Dauphin) attractions at night, is a good contender.