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The Big Mask Project Joins The Fun!

The Big Mask Project Joins The Fun!

The Big Mask Project is a group of box based carry-sculptures of various sizes made for adults to use in parades, or any time they feel like wearing a brightly colored crazy looking box on their head. Susan Clifton, organizer, made the group over the course of the...

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NWA Dog Blog Interviews Our Grand Marshals

We are excited to announce the Grand Marshals for our 29th annual Fat Saturday Parade of Fools: Peter Lane of the Walton Arts Center and his wife Barb Putman of the Community Creative Center! They will be leading the parade with their dog Roxy... listen as NWA Dog...

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2020 Parade of Fools!

2020 Parade of Fools!

It's that time again... Mardi Gras 2019 is upon us! Mark your calendars now, as Fayetteville again celebrates Mardi Gras with the 29th anniversary of the FAT SATURDAY PARADE OF FOOLS! Join us on Saturday, February 22nd in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas. The parade...

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This Year’s Charity: ARTY!

This Year’s Charity: ARTY!

Each year we raise funds from parade registrations, sponsorships, and donations from the community and businesses to pay expenses for the parade, and to support one or more local charities. The charities are chosen each year by our Royalty, and a check is presented at...

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2019 Parade of Fools!

2019 Parade of Fools!

It's that time again... Mardi Gras 2019 is upon us! Mark your calendars now, as Fayetteville again celebrates Mardi Gras with the 28th anniversary of the FAT SATURDAY PARADE OF FOOLS! Join us on Saturday, March 2nd in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas. The parade starts...

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2018 Parade of Fools

2018 Parade of Fools

It's Mardi Gras time! Mark your calendars now, as Fayetteville again celebrates Mardi Gras with the FAT SATURDAY PARADE OF FOOLS! Join us on Saturday, February 10th in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas. The parade starts at 2 pm on the Fayetteville Square, winds down...

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Fat Saturday Parade of Fools 2017

Fat Saturday Parade of Fools 2017

Hear ye, hear ye! The time has come for the 26th annual FAT SATURDAY PARADE OF FOOLS! Join us on Saturday, February 25th in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas. The parade starts at 2 pm on the Fayetteville Square, winds down Block and Dickson Streets, and then stops in...

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25th Anniversary!

25th Anniversary!

Not only is it that time of the year again, but this is a VERY special year... Fayetteville Mardi Gras turns 25! It's hard to believe that we've been at this for a quarter of a century, but we have, and BOY has it been fun! This year's festivities kick off on February...

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Parade of Fools 2015

Thanks to Stephan Pollard of Krewe Carnaval do Brasil for putting together this video for us of the 2015 parade!

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