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What started in 2009 with the Ocean Springs Carnival Association's first Night Parade has grown into one of the most anticipated Mardi Gras parades on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The OS Night Parade is always on the Friday night before Fat Tuesday, rolling at 7:00pm from Front Beach in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The OS Night Parade will be Friday, February 28, 2025.

The parade route begins on Front Beach, goes north on Porter Ave., turns left onto Washington Ave., then right onto Government St. The parade ends at the Ocean Springs School District Central Office on Holcomb Ave. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see a map of the route.


Be sure to like our Night Parade Facebook Page and follow us on instagram! 

Stay tuned for applications, or e-mail us if you're interested at  For any parade questions, call the OSCA President, Billy Nix at 228-219-2443.

The map below shows the parade route (in blue).

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