ORANGE BEACH, Ala. --According to the City of Orange Beach, they have canceled the annual Fat Tuesday parade on February 16th, and the Mystics and Marshals’ night parades on Saturday, February 13th due to public safety concerns.

In line with the city, The Wharf has also canceled its annual parade on Monday, February 15th.

According to the city, Mayor Tony Kennon and the City Council had hoped that parades would be able to roll in 2021 but after discussions with police, fire and local Mardi Gras krewes, it was determined there was no way to safely hold usual family-friendly parades.

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