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Mardi Gras at Sandestin

A sea of purple, green and gold will be filling the streets of the Village of Baytowne Wharf for what many call the most festive day of the year! Join us for two of our favorite Mardi Gras parades here at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort!

16th Annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade

March 3, 2019; 2 p.m.


Is there anything better than dogs? What about dogs dressed up in cute costumes? We don't think so! You don't want to miss the Mardi Gras Dog Parade at Baytowne Wharf where the streets will be filled with costumed dogs and their humans throwing a myriad of throws, beads, and parade favors! Enjoy watching themed convertibles, small floats (pulled by masters), golf carts, bicycles, and decorated wagons stroll by and Mardi Gras music in the air! Members of the four-pawed community coming far and wide to participate in what's known as one of the premier canine events on the Emerald Coast!

Registration deadline for walkers (dogs), cars, floats, etc. is Friday, March 1st, 2019 - to register click here. For additional details, visit or call 850.267.8117.

17th Annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade

March 5, 2019; 5 p.m.


Prepare yourself for one of the best days of the year, Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. Join us for the best Mardis Gras parade you'll see - the annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade. Cheer as unique and colorful floats, golf carts, and pick-up trucks roll down the streets and marchers dressed up in all their Mardi Gras best shower parade-goers with a barrage of beads, moon pies, and other trinkets.

The post-parade celebration continues into the night with street performers, “throws” tossed from balconies on Main St, and parties at various Baytowne establishments.

For more details visit or call 850.267.8117.

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Posted on Feb 26, 2019
Lindsay Stoner

Written by Lindsay Stoner

Social Media and Digital Communications Manager