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Lake Wales Mardi Gras 5k GLOW Run

2024Fri09Feb6:00 pmFri7:00 pmLake Wales Mardi Gras 5k GLOW Run6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Lake Wales - Lake Wailes Park, 33 N Lakeshore Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853CATEGORY:Races, Walks, 5kPRICE RANGE:$10+ per person


Register now for our Mardi Gras 5k GLOW run! Participants are encouraged to wear their best Mardi Gras garb or any item that glows or lights up!

Lake Wales Mardi Gras is back for its annual family-friendly celebration. Since 1984, the annual Mardi Gras parade and festival has entertained thousands of residents and visitors in Lake Wales with floats, beads, live music, food and spirits. Lake Wales Mardi Gras draws estimated crowds of 20,000 people to Lake Wales over the 2-day event. Lake Wales Mardi Gras is one of the largest events of its kind outside of New Orleans!

For Information:

Annual 5k Glow Run – Friday @ 6pm
Mardi Gras Festival – Friday @ 6-11pm & Saturday 10am-11pm
Mardi Gras Parade – Saturday @ 3pm


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Lake Wales - Lake Wailes Park

33 N Lakeshore Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853

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