Its Mardi Gras time in Magnolia
“Mardi Gras Mystique”
The 2016 Magnolia Mardi Gras Festival and Parade is coming January 30 and 31, 2016.
The event is provided by the Magnolia/South Pike Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the City of Magnolia. This is our 15th annual festival. We invite everyone to come and join us for this family event — bring the kids and let them enjoy the carnival rides while you wander through the various vendor booths and then gather together to sample and enjoy a variety of foods available while listening to live music. There are many events planned for your enjoyment in a good family atmosphere. Bring your family and join us during this festive time. See you there!
Laissez Les Bon Temp Rouler!
The Magnolia Mardi Gras Parade will be Saturday, January 30th at 10 a.m. The theme is Mardi Gras Mystique, so everyone donn your masks, feathers, boas and sparkly green, purple and gold on floats and truck or ATVs and join in the parade. The parade line-up will start at 9 a.m. at Eva Gordon Elementary and then head south on Highway 51 to Bay Street and then wind through the downtown area ending at South Pike High School. There is no entry fee for participants this year. Parade entry forms are available at Magnolia City Hall or you may contact Virginia Goza at 601-783-5915 or download from the bottom of this page.
The Magnolia Mardi Gras Festival runs Saturday, January 30th from 9 a.m. till dark. There will be carnival rides for the kids, food vendors and craft booths, and live entertainment. There will be fireworks at dark (weather permitting). On Sunday, rides and booths will be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and there will be live entertainment all afternoon. Everyone is invited to come participate in the family fun and visit the many vendor booths serving a varety of food and craft items. Craft vendor applications are available at Magnolia City Hall or you may contact Jeff Condalary at 662-607-4529 or Luis Rosa at 601-810-242