2022 LAKE WALES MARDI GRAS FESTIVAL & PARADE
FEBRUARY 25 – 26
Experience the 37th annual Lake Wales Mardi Gras Festival and Parade on February 25 - 26, 2022. This family-friendly festival features outdoor live music, food, spirits, and a parade with floats and beads. There’s even a 5K run for athletic enthusiasts. Lake Wales Mardi Gras is one of the largest events of its kind outside of New Orleans!
FRIDAY, FEB. 25
- 6 P.M.: The annual 5K run around the beautiful shores of Lake Wailes.
- 6 P.M. to 11 P.M.: The Mardi Gras Festival with live music, children's activities, local food vendors as well as beer and wine sales. The festival takes place at the Lake Wailes Park.
SATURDAY, FEB 26
- 11 A.M. to 11 P.M.: The Mardi Gras Festival with live music, food and activities for families. The festival takes place at the Lake Wailes Park.
- 3 P.M.: The Mardi Gras Parade in the historic downtown district of Lake Wales.
7:30 P.M. - Almost There
9:30 P.M. - B. Haven
12 P.M. – Mitch Stewart
1:15 P.M. – Outta Hand Band
2:30 P.M. – Blake Free Band
3 P.M. – Parade
4:30 P.M. – Letters from Lucy (featuring Darra Tanner)
5:45 P.M. – Blue Rooster Band
7 P.M. – Free Whiskey Band
8:30 P.M. – Chas Chris Kincaid
For more information, visit: www.lwmardigras.com
5k Glow Run Signup, visit: www.tinyurl.com/mardigras5k
Traffic detour during parade, visit: Traffic detour map and driving directions