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Lake Wales Mardi Gras

Feb 25, 2022 — Feb 26, 2022

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Feb 25, 2022
– Feb 26, 2022

Pageantry. Parades. Exotic Floats. Outrageous Costumes. Masked Crowds. Carnival Royalty. High-stepping. Strutters moving to the rhythms of Dixieland Jazz. Uninhibited Merry-making. It’s MARDI GRAS in Central Florida.

A family tradition since 1984, includes live music, food, craft vendors, a beer garden, kids activities and a parade.

The Mardi Gras Parade will be Saturday Feb 26th at 3 PM.

Event Details

  • Friday, February 25 from 6:00 p.m. – Midnight
  • Saturday, February 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

The Mardi Gras parade starts at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday in the Historic Downtown District of Lake Wales and winds its way through the streets and down Central Ave. to it’s dramatic close at Lake Wailes Park. The parade boasts dozens of floats from the local Mardi Gras Krewes, media personalities, County Commissioners and the Polk County Sheriff Dept. including Sheriff Grady Judd.

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You may also be interested in Crazy Fish Bar & Grill, Bok Tower Gardens or Lake Wales.


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