The Carnival-style parade is to celebrate the commissioning of the U.S.S. Mobile, the latest Navy ship to be constructed at the Austal USA Shipyard on Mobile River. The parade route will be a modified Route A, beginning at the Mobile Civic Center, traveling down Church Street to Royal Street, across St. Francis Street and down Conception Street to Government Street. Then the parade heads over to Claiborne Street and back to the Civic Center. The following mystic societies will participate in the parade: Mobile Mystics, Maids of Mirth, Infant Mystics, Neptune's Daughter, Order of Many Faces, Mystic Stripers Society, Butterfly Maidens, Conde Explorers, Order of Doves, Crewe of Columbus, Knights of Columbus, Pharaoh's, MAMGA
Order of Inca, Order of Athena, Conde Cavaliers, Mystics of Time, Order of Myths, Order of Angels, Order of Isis, Mystic DJ Riders.