Lucy Buffett named Grand Marshal for Gulf Shores Fat Tuesday parade

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GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) — Owner of the popular restaurant LuLu’s Sunset Grill and sister of legendary musician Jimmy Buffett — Lucy Buffett has been named as the Grand Marshal for the Gulf Shores Fat Tuesday parade.

The parade, set for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, begins at Gulf Shores Parkway and East Beach Boulevard.

Lucy is a native Mobillian and has cooked for people all around the country, even being a chef on a yacht in Belize. After much travel, Lucy decided to come back to the Gulf Coast where she opened her own restaurant.

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After five years of running the restaurant, the lease was not renewed; however, Lucy was not done with her work. Lucy found a spot on the Intracoastal Waterway and reopened her restaurant.

There are now three LuLu’s locations and, on Fat Tuesday, Lucy will celebrate 25 years of being in business.

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