The Fort Walton Beach 2023 Christmas Parade is set for Monday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. If your business or organization would like to have a float in this year’s parade, you can find the application form here. Application deadline is at Noon on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023. The parade theme this year is "That's What Christmas Means To Me." The parade starts at First Street and runs north on Eglin Parkway to Hughes Street.