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Krewe Du Kidz Walking Parade

Feb. 19


Kickoff the Mardi Gras season at the inaugural Krewe du Kidz Parade on Saturday, February 19!

Let’s kickoff an epic Mardi Gras season at the inaugural Krewe du Kidz Parade throughout Downtown OWA! This fantastic celebration is a walking and non-motorized vehicle parade taking place on Saturday, February 19, beginning and ending on the OWA Island.

$10 online pre-registration includes an entry for a random Kidz King & Queen drawing! The Krewe du Kidz King & Queen will be announced via Facebook Live on Wednesday, February 16 at noon.

$15 day-of registration will run from noon to 1:30pm on the OWA Island. Enjoy live performances from Southwind Band of Mobile between 1 and 2pm.

Parade participants may line up between 2 and 2:20pm on the OWA Island with a parade start time of 2:30pm. Guests are encouraged to dress festively, bring their own throws, and decorate their non-motorized wagons and scooters.

Stick around for the afterparty featuring DJ Patrick on the OWA Island from 3 to 5pm. There will be music, hula hoops, bubbles, free kids crafts and a balloon animal artist to add to the fun! Plus, Southwind Band returns from 3:30-5pm for more pop-up performances!

Registration required for kids aged 18 and under. All children that wish to participate must be paid for individually. Responsible adults accompanying the children during the walking parade may participate for free.

Saturday, Feb. 19 Schedule of Events: Located on OWA Island

  • 12-1:30pm – $15 Day-of Parade Registration
  • 1-2pm Southwind Band Pop-up Performances
  • 2-2:20pm – Parade Lineup
  • 2:30pm – Parade Starts
  • 3-5pm – Afterparty with DJ Patrick
  • 3:30-5pm Southwind Band Pop-up Performances