Mardi Gras Parade

Congratulations of the winners of our first ever parade judging for Mardi Gras 2015:

BEST FLOAT: Flagler Tavern, 2nd Place, Riverside Clinical Research, 3rd Place, OM Bar & Chill Lounge.

BEST MARCHERS/WALKERS: Scooters Babes, 2nd Place, Drummers from Riverside Clinical Research, 3rd Place Marine Discovery Center.

BEST VEHICLE: The Rotary Club, 2nd Place Exit Realty, 3rd Place (Truck with Steer Horns…still looking for official name of entry).

REX (KING) AWARD: Riverside Clinical Research, 2nd Place Flagler Tavern, 3rd Place Scooter Babes.

RAIN OR SHINE – JUST LIKE IN NOLA (why do you think there are Mardi Gras Themed Rain ponchos lol) the parade WILL go on tonight at 7pm. Lot’s of dry room inside 17 bars and restaurants along Flagler Avenue to get your Mardi Gras on!

Let the Good Times Roll at the 8th Annual Flagler Avenue Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Parade on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.  We are excited to announce the return of the World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales who will be leading this year’s parade.

The parade will travel from South Atlantic Avenue beginning at Columbus and turn south on Flagler Avenue and end on Pine Street.

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with the parade, Mardi Gras-themed music and food specials at 10 venues along the Avenue. The parade route will be closed to vehicular traffic from 5 – 8 p.m. Cars also must be moved from the street to accommodate the large crowds.

For more information, please call Shelly Pestine at 386.795.1060 or Beverly Hesson at 386.295.7567.

Would you like to be in the parade?  Entry is free, get the application here

For those of you entering the parade, we are excited to announce for the first year we will be awarding “Best of” awards for parade entries in the following categories: The REX Award (Best in Show), Best Float, Best Vehicle, Best Marchers/Walkers.

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