FREE Tybee Island Mardi Gras Parade

Celebrate Mardi Gras Tybee Island style with the Mardi Gras parade & other festivities on Sat. Feb. 9, 2013.

Schedule of events:

•12pm – 6pm
Mardi Gras Tybee Street Party: A new addition to the festivities this year, our Mardi Gras Street Party is full of exciting street entertainment. Stretched from Butler Avenue down Tybrisa Street to Strand Avenue, entertainers include musicians, puppeteers, stilt walkers, jugglers, hoopers, face painters, and more.
•12pm – 3pm The Fabulous Clams – Mainstage
•2pm – 3pm Mardi Gras Tybee Parade: The Mardi Gras Tybee Parade rolls down Butler Avenue from Memorial Park at 2pm.
Entries are still being accepted into this year’s parade. Applications are due no later than Feb 1. Click Here for Parade Application.
•3pm – 3:30pm Re-do I dos
•3pm – 6pm Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe
•4:15pm – 4:45pm Zydeco Dance Lessons: join our professional dancers in a quick lesson in Zydeco dance. These dancers will give you all the moves to dance the night away.

Parking and Road Closures:

Visitors are advised to be aware of road closures for Mardi Gras Tybee. There will be no through traffic or parking on Butler Avenue from 15th Street to Izlar Avenue from 6am-8pm on Saturday, February 9th. Visitors will be directed to both the 14th Street and 16th Street lots through 14th street and Butler Avenue with exits via 17th Street to Jones Avenue (there will be no traffic access to these lots during the parade 2pm-3pm).

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