Birmingham’s guide to Mardi Gras 2018

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Mobile may be the birthplace of Mardi Gras, but these Birmingham area organizations and businesses are helping you “let the good times roll”! Check out our guide to Mardi Gras events, specials, and parades in the Magic City.

Kid One Transport Mardi Gras Masquerade

Kid One Transport is a really awesome organization that provides children and expectant mothers transportation to necessary healthcare services. It was founded in 1997 by Russell Jackson, a firefighter from Hoover. Today, Kid One Transport operates in 43 counties across Alabama.

Their 2018 Mardi Gras Masquerade will be held at Rogue Tavern on February 9th, 2018 from 9-midnight. There will be food, drink music, and of course the crowning of the Krewe of the Vulcan! Purchase your tickets for the event here.

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Kid One Transport – image via ruralhealthinfo.org

Easterseals of Birmingham Timbres de Pâques I

This Mardi Gras ball is hosted by the Easterseals of Birmingham. There will be food, music, dancing, and a silent auction. All proceeds from the event and the silent auction will benefit the Easterseals, which provides programs and services to adults and children with disabilities. The event will be emceed by Rob Conrad from Magic 96.5 and JT from WERC!

The event will be held on February 10th form 7pm-11pm at Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa. Ticket information can be found here.

 

Shelby Humane Society Parade of Pups

The Shelby Humane Society will be holding a “Parade of Pups” on February 11th. Parade check in begins around 2pm and the event will last until 6pm. Bring your decked out pooch, kiddos, mini-float, golf cart, bike, or trike and join in on the parade fun! You can even enter your pooch to be the king or queen of the parade by fundraising for the shelter! The party will continue after the parade with music, food, and fun! You can find more information here.

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Parade of Pups – image via Shelby County Humane Society Facebook Page

Jubilee Joe’s Mardi Gras Specials

You don’t have to travel to the Big Easy to enjoy delicious cajun cuisine! Jubilee Joe’s, a delicious cajun seafood restaurant in Hoover, will be having food and drink specials all day on Fat Tuesday, February 13th.

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Enjoy some delicious cajun food on Fat Tuesday at Jubilee Joe’s! – image via Jubilee Joe’s Facebook Page

How will you be “Letting the Good Times Roll” this Mardi Gras season? Let us know!