Fort Walton Beach announces 2022 Mardi Gras Parade and Downtown Party

The City of Fort Walton Beach is gearing up for their 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Parade and Downtown Throwdown on Sunday, February 13, 2022, at the corner of Ferry Road SE and First Street SE from 1-5 p.m.

Hear live music from Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe, as well as DJ Zoran, on Ferry Road between First Street and Miracle Strip Parkway.

  • The event is free and and the parade kicks off at 1 p.m., with music being played until 5 p.m.

The parade route starts at First Street and Eglin Parkway with floats lining up on First Street between Eglin Parkway and Perry Avenue. The parade will travel up Eglin Parkway, right on Perry Avenue, slight right on Ferry Road, ending at First Street. 

Making Super Bowl plans? You can still be part of the event and then head to your favorite local establishment to watch the game!

Interested in having a float in the parade? Download the application at There is no entry fee.

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