January 3, 2018

FROM:  Barbara W. Simpson
             Cultural Arts and Special Events

Prattville’s Mardi Gras Celebration Set For January 27

The City of Prattville will let the good times roll on Saturday, January 27, with its 14th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration!

The Mardi Gras Celebration will begin with food vendors and arts, crafts, commercial and specialty vendors at 11:00 a.m. at the Partners In Pediatrics parking lot on Main Street and children’s inflatables at the grassy field at Third and Court Streets. There will be food, shopping, and children’s activities from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

A new feature of the celebration this year will be the Skills USA Prattville/Autauga Auto Show. Vehicles from more than 20 categories will be on display with awards given in each category.

To complete a really fun day, be ready to enjoy the Mardi Gras Parade, with plenty of Moon Pies and beads for everyone! The parade will roll out from the Autauga County Courthouse at the intersection of 4th and Court Streets at 2:00 p.m. It will follow Main Street through Downtown, take a right on Northington, then left on Doster, ending at Stanley Jensen Football Stadium.

Enjoy a day of fun, food, shopping, and the car show, ending with the Mardi Gras Parade at 2:00 p.m. through downtown. The Prattville Mardi Gras Celebration is a family-friendly event that you don’t want to miss!

For more information, please contact the Special Events office at 334-595-0854 or visit the website at

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