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Mardi Gras 2021, Destin-style

Mardi Gras falls on Tuesday, February 16, this year and, while the grand celebrations in New Orleans and Mobile are on hold, there are family-friendly outdoor events scheduled for Destin.

Destin CommonsFriday, Feb. 12

Let the good times roll with live music, free face painting, and a photo booth beginning at 6:00 p.m. The Commons will also host a Mardi Gras parade beginning at 7:00 p.m.


The Village at Baytowne Wharf Sunday, Feb. 14

Baytowne’s version of a Mardi Gras parade will travel through village streets beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. Expect costumed dogs and their humans along with colorful floats, golf carts, and pick-up trucks. Mardi Gras music will fill the air as our four-pawed friends and parade participants shower parade-goers with a barrage of beads, moon pies, and other trinkets.


The Village at Baytowne WharfTuesday, Feb. 16

On Mardi Gras Day, the celebration continues with the Baytowne Mardi Street Pardi. Set for Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, the good times will begin at 6:00 p.m. The village street party will feature music, street performers, entertainers and more. 

There’s plenty of time to make plans to join the fun. Visit our lodging partners to schedule your vacation rental in Destin, FL.

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