Float Riders Meeting, February 1, 2017, Wednesday night, Doors open at 6:30, meeting at 7 p.m. Donal Snyder Center
2016 Float Winners:
Biloxi Elks Lodge 1st place
River Place Revelers 2nd place
Skate Krewe 3rd place
In 1908 the Mississippi Gulf Coast had its first Mardi Gras parade, with 17 floats, 150 flambeau carriers, the new 12-piece Herald Newspaper Band, a grand marshal, the Mayor and the coucilmen.
Today, King d’Iberville and Queen Ixolib reign over the Parade in Downtown Biloxi.