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Mardi Gras Madness in Northwest Florida: The Beaches of South Walton

Monday, January 14, 2013

You don't have to head to New Orleans for an authentic Mardi Gras Celebration. North West Florida has Mardi Gras parties and parades planned throughout the area! Let's take a look at how The Beach of South Walton turn their laid-back, beach town atmosphere into a bead-throwing, moon pie tossing, good time!

"Let the good times roll" all day long at Seaside's 7th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration. On Sunday, February 10th from 12:00-2:00pm, visit Seaside Kids to create your own Mardi Gras mask and other creative crafts. Now you're ready for an exciting parade at 2:00pm! After the parade dance your way down to the Seaside Amphitheatre for a special Zydeco concert. For more information on this event visit: www.seasidefl.com.

Panama City Beach will have you saying "Laissez les bons temps rouler" for two whole days. On Friday and Saturday, February 8th and 9th, Pier Park will host the Panama City Beach Mardi Gras Celebration! Fabulous floats, costumes, and Jazz Bands will parade through the heart of Pier Park. Included in the festivities are Costume Contests for adults, children, and pets, live entertainment on the Main Stage, Gumbo Cook-Offs, Marching Band Competitions, and an explosive fireworks show! For more information on this event visit: www.pcbeach.org.

Let Garrett Realty make your Mardi Gras memorable with comfortable and convenient accomodations. Visit www.garrettrealty.com today and book your stay.