Apalachicola Mardi Gras Barkus Festival & Parade

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Location Information:

Water Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320
(850) 624-8085

Time: 11:00:00
Price: FREE

Come and celebrate Mardi Gras Apalach style with a street festival and parade of costumed dog and their people! The theme for the 2024 event is “Git Along Li’l Doggies”. So dust off your boots, grab your cowboy hat and bring your canine companions for a day of fun and excitement. Saddle up and join us on Saturday, February 24, 2024! This is going to be one fun-filled day that y’all won’t want to miss.

Festivities begin at 11:00 AM ET with live entertainment, local food vendors and a variety of arts and craft vendors to enjoy while strolling through the park. 

The parade begins at 1:00 PM ET at Riverfront Park and winds through town, ending back at the park where the party will continue with all kinds of raucous fun. 

You and your four-legged friends are sure to have a rooting’ tootin’ good time. Mark your calendars and get ready to join us for a paw-some day!