Fayetteville Mardi Gras parade set for Feb. 10

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Fayetteville Mardi Gras will celebrate its 27th year of festivities beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday Feb. 10 with the annual Fat Saturday Parade of Fools.

The parade will wind its way from the Fayetteville Square, and then down Block Avenue and Dickson Street with costumes, floats, and beads. This year’s parade Grand Marshal is Dixie Rhyne, Fayetteville Mardi Gras founder.

Those looking to participate in the parade can enter a float, vehicle, or walking group by signing up at fayettevillemardigras.com.

The organization is also seeking volunteers and sponsors for this year’s event.

» Register as a volunteer

» Register as a sponsor