About Us

Chuck McKay has been working in the service/retail industry for well over 30 years. Opening Gulf Coast Beads is the realization of Chuck's dream to be his own boss. Chuck and everyone at Gulf Coast Beads are excited about continuing to build relationships with our community and our customers. At Gulf Coast Beads we look forward to getting to know new customers and being a part of their celebrations and other special events. We are here to serve you! 
Gulf Coast Beads is your Mardi Gras Superstore!

How we can help you.

The customer comes first at Gulf Coast Beads. We want to be a part of your celebration, no matter how big or small. If we don't have what you are looking for, let us know and we will see if we can find it for you!

Our store hours.

We are currently open:

Tuesday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm 
Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm
Sunday and Monday closed

For an appointment - phone us to schedule 251-308-1234

Our products and services.

Gulf Coast Beads provides a wide array of machine-made and hand-strung beads. However, we are more than just a bead store. We also carry a great selection of novelty items, decorative items, and tableware supplies. We have plush items, toys, trinkets, serpentine, and moon pies as well as items from local artists. Whether you need throws for a parade, favors for a party, items for a reunion, or decorations for your celebration, we are here to serve you.

Gulf Coast Beads also offers custom work for Mardi Gras Krewes and other organizations. We can do a variety of promotional items for your business or event. We also offer wholesale pricing for bulk purchases.

Contact us.

Visit our Super Store 

5017 Cottage Hill Road, Mobile AL 36609 


See our Contact Us page for more information

Send Sales or Inquires to Email Us

Email the sales team:

Daryl Ann O'Neill - Online and Wholesale Sales

Dawn Hearn - In-Store Sales and AR&AP