Laissez les bon temps rouler!
We always know how to let the good times roll on the Emerald Coast, but Mardi Gras in Destin, Florida takes the king cake on elaborate fun for all during the annual Pub Crawl, Parade, and Fat Tuesday celebrations. Revelers of all ages are encouraged to hit the scene of HarborWalk Village for an over-the-top Carnival filled with excitement! Whether you’re in town for a family vacation, visiting with friends, or planning to embark on the best deep sea fishing that you’ll ever encounter, celebrating Mardi Gras Destin style is a must on everyone’s bucket list!
Mardi Gras Pub Crawl
HarborWalk Village hosts the annual Mardi Gras Pub Crawl where revelers are invited to dress in green, purple, and gold to masquerade, march, and crawl, from pub to pub along the Destin Boardwalk. Tickets are available through Eventbrite, where you’ll get passes that include drink specials at each pub stop on the list. Remember to get your tickets stamped, and join the after party at the final stop for grand prize raffles!
Annual Mardi Gras Parade
Mark your calendar for the annual Pardi in Paradise with Destin’s largest Mardi Gras Parade, and fill your cups with plenty of swag and throws from festive floats as street performers, music, and colorful masquerade costumes set the scene for this one of a kind experience in HarborWalk Village! This family friendly event is a carnival celebration to remember. Bring your family and friends to join the krewes, and witness the majestic atmosphere along the boardwalk. Entry into the Mardi Gras Parade is free! If you and your krewe would like to join the march, send an email to RMagee@HarborWalkVillage.com! If you will be in the Destin, Florida area for the weekend, don’t miss the Mardi Gras Parade on the Harbor!
Mardi PAWS Costume Contest
Is there anything cuter than puppies dressed in costumes? How about dressing them in Mardi Gras costumes! Parade your pups along the Destin Harbor with their festive Mardi Gras wear for the Mardi Paws Costume Contest. Local judges will award first, second, and third place prizes to the best costumes. There is sure to be plenty of laughter and fun at this event, and your pup will surely be thankful that you included him or her in this Mardi Gras festivity.
Fat Tuesday Celebration
When it comes to Fat Tuesday Celebrations, Destin’s HarborWalk Village delivers the perfect location to spend your Mardi Gras holiday! The Destin Boardwalk is hopping with excitement for the whole family with restaurants, pubs, and entertainment everywhere you look! Take a stroll down the dock to see the catch of the day among Destin’s finest charter fleet, board a dolphin cruise around the harbor, Choctawhatchee Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico, or indulge in some of the greatest deep sea fishing experiences the world has to offer. One thing is for sure! There is something for everyone at HarborWalk Village in Destin, Florida, and our Mardi Gras celebrations deliver great times, memories, and fun filled adventures for visitors of all ages.
Summer Fat Tuesday Parades
For Destin, Mardi Gras doesn’t end in February! HarborWalk Village continues to laissez les bons temps rouler, (let the good times roll), every Tuesday night during the summer season! That’s right! Every summer Tuesday is a Fat Tuesday at HarborWalk Village in Destin Florida! The party starts promptly at 7:00pm, and the parade marches in at 8:30pm! Watch the Destin Boardwalk transform into the Big Easy, and celebrate with the best krewes of the Gulf Coast! After the parade, stick around for drinks and live entertainment on the Main Stage! We’ll see you there!
HarborWalk Village Pardi in Paradise Mardi Gras Celebration and Parade Schedule 2017
Friday February 24th: Mardi Gras Pub Crawl 6PM – 12AM
Dress the part in Mardi Gras colors for this event and crawl from pub to pub with your closest friends. Enjoy drink specials at each stop and Let the Good Times Roll! $10.00 donation to Food For Thought Outreach Inc. Tell us if you’ll attend HERE!
6:00 PM-8:00 PM: Fishheads I Margaritaville, Destin I Grande Vista Bar & Grille
8:00 PM-10:00 PM: Jackacuda’s Seafood & Sushi I Harry T’s Lighthouse
10:00 PM-12:00 AM: Jester Mardi Gras Daiquiris – HarborWalk I Crab Island Cantina
12:00 AM: Coyote Ugly Saloon- Destin
Saturday, February 25th: 9th Annual Mardi Gras Parade 2PM – 5PM
The largest Mardi Gras Parade in Destin! Get there early to grab your spot! The HarborWalk Village Mardi Gras Parade is a family friendly event! Free to revelers! If your krewe is interested in participating in the 9th Annual Mardi Gras Parade on the Harbor, email RMagee@HarborWalkVillage.com to for an official application. Anglers and Paradise Dwellers are encouraged to attend!
Tuesday, February 28th: Mardi PAWS Costume Contest 6PM-8PM
Who let the dog’s out? HarborWalk Village will host the first annual Mardi PAWS Costume Contest, so make sure to bring out your four legged best friends for this canine friendly event. To enter contact Ryan at email@example.com
There is a $10.00 entry fee donation that will be given to Alaqua Animal Rescue and Panhandle Animal Welfare Society, or enter free with a donation of dried dog food. Dress your pup in his or her Mardi Gras best for a fun time that benefits a cause for local animals.
Tuesday, February 28th: Fat Tuesday Celebration 5PM -9PM
FREE red beans and rice compliments of Jackacudas Seafood & Sushi while it lasts!