The Pharaohs is an interesting bunch. Its parades are not as big as the more-established men's groups, but they are always different - and very Egyptian.

The Pharaohs was formed in 1985 by two Mobilians, who had been members of several New Orleans krewes, as well as a Mobile mystic society.

The group started parading with rented floats, but after few years, purchased floats from a bankrupt krewe in Pass Christian, Mississippi.

The Pharaohs will roll on February 16 at 6:30 p.m. This year's theme will be Sobek, Rager of the Nile. Expect 10 floats, including a new royal float, designed by the Pharaohs. Float builder is Wayne Henson, with special artwork by Ted Copeland and The Royal Artists. Grand Marshal will be Steve Joynt, editor and publisher of Mobile Mask. Junior Grand Marshal will be Michael Edward Miller.

To see the Mask's exclusive HD video of the 2018 parade, click HERE.

To see the Mask's exclusive gallery of photos from the 2018 parade, click on the image below: