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Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade March 5

Prepare to let your hair down on what many call the most festive day of the year, Fat Tuesday. “Laissez les bon temps rouler” (let the good times roll) with the 17th annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Parade. Unique and colorful floats, golf carts, and pick-up trucks roll down the streets. Dress in your Mardi Gras best, and shower parade goers with a barrage of beads, moon-pies, and other trinkets. The post-parade celebration continues into the night with street performers,...

Mardi Gras Dog Parade at Baytowne Wharf March 3

Time: 2 p.m. The streets will be filled with costumed dogs and their humans throwing a myriad of throws, beads, and parade favors. Themed convertibles, small floats (pulled by masters), golf carts, bicycles, and decorated wagons will be everywhere and Mardi Gras music will fill the air at the Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin. For additional details and registration, visit www.baytownewharf.com or call 850.267.8117....

Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival March 1 – 2

Combine the excitement of authentic Mardi Gras celebration with the spectacular views of our emerald green water and sugar white sand, and you’re in for a real treat. Celebrate Mardi Gras in and around Pier Park March 1 – 2 . In conjunction with the Krewe of Dominique Youx’s great Mardi Gras at the Beach parade, the festival is held at Pier Park the weekend before Fat Tuesday and features entertainment for the whole family. Friday, March 1, 2019 4:00pm-6:30pm...

Americana music concert at Camp Helen State Park March 2

The fifth annual Americana Music Concert series will be inthe Lodge at Camp Helen State Park from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16,2019. The concert series is hosted by Lucky Mud and sponsored by Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection and the Friends of Camp Helen State Park.  On March 2 an amazing duo called The Rough & Tumble, who call themselves “Nashville escapees.” This couple boasts an intriguing mix of instruments, beautiful songs, poetic lyrics and stunning harmonies....

Discover the Nina and Pinta sailing ships at Baytowne Marina Feb. 27 – Mar. 4

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort February 27 – March 4 as the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ Ships, will be docked at Baytowne Marina located at 8330 Mike Hayes Boulevard. Hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The ‘Nina’ was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools. Archaeology magazine called the ship “the most historically correct Columbus replica ever built.” In 2005, the ‘Pinta’, also a caravel, was launched in Brazil and was the...

Americana music concert at Camp Helen State Park Feb 16

The annual Americana Music Concert series will be in the Lodge at Camp Helen State Park from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The concert series is hosted by Lucky Mud and sponsored by Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection and the Friends of Camp Helen State Park. On Feb. 16  Lis & Lon Williamson perform. A little Western Swing, a little Jazz, a little Folk and a whole lot of heart they are both consummate musicians. Entrance...

Parking improvements in the works at Ponce De Leon Springs State Park

Feb. 3, 2019 – The popular Ponce De Leon Springs State Park is in the midst of receiving much needed parking improvements. A 100+ space lot is in the works along with a retention pond to prevent run off into the spring area. The new area will also include two oversized spots to accommodate campers/trailers. Completion is expected sometime in May 2019. The park will be changing admittance regulations up a bit once the project is finished as well. Once...

Gras Fest in DeFuniak Springs Feb. 9

Join Krewe de Yak on Saturday, Feb. 9 as they kick off the Mardi Gras season with their annual Gras Fest parade and street fair. The street fair will begin at 11 a.m. and will feature vendor booths, food, and music as well as a classic car show. Then at 3 p.m., the beads will be fly as the Mardi Gras parade travels around the lake. The event will be held along Circle Drive along Lake DeFuniak. For more information...

Americana music concert at Camp Helen State Park Feb 2

The annual Americana Music Concert series will be in the Lodge at Camp Helen State Park from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. The concert series is hosted by Lucky Mud and sponsored by Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection and the Friends of Camp Helen State Park.  On February 2 renowned singer/songwriter Pierce Pettis takes the stage. Pierce has written songs for Garth Brooks, Joan Baez, Dar Williams and Dion & The Belmonts, to name a few....

5K Fun Run and Walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Feb. 16

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for Love Tracks, a 5K Fun Run/Walk on February 16, 2019 from 7 – 10:30 a.m. While on a paved trail through the park race participants will enjoy a beautiful view of long leaf pines, saw palmettos and a variety of other plants and animals.  Those running or walking the 5K without a dog will start at 8:00 a.m. Race entrance fees for the 8 a.m. wave are $10 for children and $25 for adults and...

Americana music concert at Camp Helen State Park Jan. 19

The annual Americana Music Concert series will be in the Lodge at Camp Helen State Park from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The concert series is hosted by Lucky Mud and sponsored by Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection and the Friends of Camp Helen State Park. On January 19 Wyatt Espalin is the featured performer. Fiddler, singer/songwriter and vocalist with a lively repertoire, Wyatt is a native of the North Georgia hills. He has toured recently...