Fort Walton Beach
Sip & Science, Jan. 28 in Fort Walton Beach: Carnival: ( The Emerald Coast Science Center is throwing a party with a New Orleans theme from 6 to 9 p.m. Save money by buying tickets now online! Pre-sale pricing: $25 for non-members and $20 for Science Center members. Tickets purchased on the day of the event cost $30 for nonmembers and $25 for Science Center members. Admission, access to regular and special museum exhibits, drink tickets for adult beverages (beer, wine, and Hurricane Punch), and food are all included in the price of the ticket.
Gala 2023—Mardi Gras on the Coast with the Fort Walton Beach Woman’s Club on January 28: ( From 6 to 10 p.m., we’ll have music, dancing, a silent auction, and a chance to win $5,000 cash! To attend the Gala, you must purchase a Dinner Ticket. The drawdown, which will take place at the Gala on January 28, can also be seen as a FaceBook Live Event. The scholarships, community improvement, and advocacy for local women’s and children’s issues that are supported by the FWB Woman’s Club are all supported by our Gala.
Mardi Gras Parade in the City of Fort Walton Beach on February 5! 11 a.m.-4 p.m.) Mark your calendars now and sign up for the best parade floats, music, food, and fun! For more information or to submit an application for a parade float, please contact
The Fort Mardi Gras Fun 5K Run/Walk is on February 18: 9 a.m.) On Saturday, February 18, 2023, the 5th Annual Fort Mardi Gras Fun 5k Run/Walk will begin at 139 Brooks Street in downtown Fort Walton Beach! Vendor Fun and Race Check-In: 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., followed by a Post-Award Party at 10 a.m. Destin’s Harbor Walk Village Mardi Gras Celebration: ( At HarborWalk Village, let the good times roll from 2 to 5 p.m. At 4:00 p.m., join the parade through the Village to celebrate Mardi Gras on the Harbor with beads, dazzling floats, and live music by Fais Do-Do.
The celebration of Mardi Gras on February 21: 14073 Emerald Coast Parkway Destin, FL 32541, from 2 to 10 p.m. Take advantage of 790’s Mardi Gras Party! For more information and reservations, call (850) 650-4853 or visit eatmoregumbo.com. Festivities begin at 2 p.m.
Mardi Gras Parade on February 19 at Baytowne Wharf: ( 2 pm) The Town roads will be loaded up with one of a kind and vivid floats, golf trucks, vehicles, and costumed canines alongside their people. As parade participants and four-pawed friends shower parade attendees with a flurry of beads, moon pies, and other trinkets, Mardi Gras music will fill the air.
Baytowne Mardi Gras Street Pardi, February 21: ( From 6 to 8 p.m., the Baytowne Mardi Street Pardi invites you to “Let the Good Times Roll!” Join us for a festive Fat Tuesday celebration starting at 6:00 p.m. featuring street performers, entertainers, and music from Boukou Groove. Baytowne establishments host parties into the night as the post-pardi celebration continues. Put on your beads and get ready for an unforgettable night!