DESTIN—Around 300 Mardi Gras lovers headed to the HarborWalk Saturday to celebrate the season of beads, floats and street performers.

The Destin Mardi Gras Parade and Pawdi Gras started at 2 p.m. with a Fais Do-Do. At around 4:30 p.m. floats rolled down the street. Registration for the dog costume contest began around 5 p.m.