Two students enjoying throws caught at Mardi Gras parade.

Mardi Gras Parade

UWF is bringing Mardi Gras to campus in 2020!

The inaugural UWF Mardi Gras Parade will bring the festivities of carnival season to campus. All University and community organizations are welcome to participate. Groups may enter a float, ride in a vehicle or simply walk in the parade.

Thank you to everyone who made the inaugural UWF Mardi Gras event a success! Planning for next year is under way. Complete the Parade Interest Form if you would like to be notified when the 2021 data is announced.


Mardi Gras Float Judging Results

The winners of the parade participants are:

First place (tie)
UWF Athletics and Krewe of Airship Pirates

Second Place
UWF Spirit Band

Third Place
Escambia High Drum Line


Mardi Gras T-shirt

UWF Mardi Gras T-shirts

Cost per shirt: $12.00 plus tax, $12.90 total.

For presale information, please contact Pamela Cadem at 850.474.2936


Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations is requested to advise UWF by contacting the ADA Program Office 850.474.2694, 711 (TTY), visit or email at least two (2) business days prior to the event.