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Laissez les bon temps rouler!

Saturday, February 18, 2023

The Mistick Krewe of Okeanos Carnival Parade is an annual celebration of Mardi Gras with floats, music and lots of fun. The parade winds through the Historic District of San Marcos and Downtown. A party will be had on the streets of San Marcos! The parade will begin at 12 p.m. and will follow the route posted on this page. 

Parade Rules

Failure to adhere to the Rules and Regulations, will result in immediate expulsion from the parade.

Parade Overview

Parade Waiver

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Parade Route

Register to be in the parade

Submit this brief form and we'll send you additional parade details.

Register Here

Parade Date: February 18th, 2023  

Deadline to register: February 13th, 2023

Time: Check-in at 10:00am at Jack's Roadhouse at 1625 Hopkins St. Parade rolls at 12 noon sharp!

Entry Fee: There is a fee per entry. This is to help cover the costs required by the city, and other Parade expenses. If your group is a Non-Profit (501(c)(3) must be provided), school group, or community based group, you are exempt from these fees and you may carry signage for your group.

Free: Member Float Entry

Free: Non-Profit Float Entry

$150: Float - Business or corporate - Signage and advertising allowed. "Branded" items or merchandise can be tossed. Motorized vehicle/Float - Business Signage Entry. Limit of two (one per side) and may be up to 24"X24". "Branded" items may be thrown from vehicle/float. 

We understand and agree that if we do not comply with the rules of the Parade, and the instructions given to us by Parade Marshals, officials, or the City of San Marcos Police Department, our participation in the Parade will be terminated and we will not be permitted to continue in the Parade. The Mistick Krewe of Okeanos reserves the right to deny any application. Once the application has been approved, the undersigned agrees there will be NO refunds of Parade fees for any reason. 

Additionally, in exchange for the right to participate in the Mistick Krewe of Okeanos Mardi Gras Parade, the undersigned, a duly authorized representative of (Your Organization), an organization participating in the Parade, agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the City of San Marcos, The Mistick Krewe of Okeanos, and related entities, all agents, employees and volunteers of said organization from any claim or expense of whatever kind or nature arising out of activities as a Parade participant of the undersigned Organization and any of its representative or individual participants. This indemnification and hold harmless agreement shall be governed in all respects under the laws of the State of Texas.

For Questions: Contact Molly Ann Rosas-Garcia at / 512-787-1018 (Text Prefer)

Mailing Address: 201 Field Corn Ln., San Marcos, TX 78666

If you do not wish to have an individual group, vehicle or float in the parade, but still want to participate and have the opportunity to advertise your business, you can become a sponsor and be represented on our dedicated Sponsor Float. Please contact Molly Ann Rosas-Garcia for more information. 

Please go to to look at float requirements and any restrictions.

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