The 2023 Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade will take place on Monday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. along Eglin Parkway from First Street to Hughes Street. This year's theme is That's What Christmas Means To Me! The public is invited to gather along Eglin Parkway to watch the parade and cheer on their favorite characters. Anyone interested in having a float in the parade, please follow the link at the bottom of the page to download the application.
The 2024 Fort Walton Beach Mardi Gras Parade is scheduled for Sunday, January 28th. Start time 11:00 a.m. at the corner of Ferry Road SE and First Street SE. Live music from Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe. The event is free and guaranteed to be a good time! The 2024 Parade application can be downloaded from the Mardi Gras Parade page. Deadline for applications will be noon 1/22/2024.