The very first Mardi Gras in the United States was held in Mobile, Alabama in 1703. It has been called “America’s Night Out.” During that time, touch-lit parades became very popular. This celebration starts in November and lasts until Fat Tuesday. touch-lit. The events are organized by mystic societies. The public parades run through a different part of the city every day.
These multicultural celebrations exhibit different aspects of their cultures during these celebrations. One of the main staples for this would be moon pies. The city seems to be crazy about them, throwing them into the crowds for spectators everywhere. On New Year’s Eve, it said that the city drops at twelve for moon pies rather than a New Year’s ball.