Celebrating Mardi Gras at the Beach

It’s almost time for Fat Tuesday- meaning purple, green, and gold will line the streets of Panama City Beach!  Mark your calendars for February 17th and 18th!  The new King and Queen of Panama City Beach’s Mardi Gras,Dominique Youx XXVI Rob Lienhop & his Queen is Cumi Walsingham, were crowed at the recent Mardi Gras Ball.  Below is the schedule for this year and some pictures from last year’s event.

Enjoy the Fat Tuesday celebrations!  To learn more about the Mardi Gras at the Beach, visit them online!

February 17th Events

12:00pm- Festival Village at LC Hilton

12:00pm-10:00pm- Classic Cars at Pier Park Circle

2:oopm-4:00pm- Hot Lava Performance at Pier Park Circle

4:00pm-6:00pm- Heritage Performance at Pier Park Circle

6:00pm- Pet Costume Contest at Pier Park Circle

7:45pm- Float Christening at LC HIlton East

8:00pm-10:00pm- Dr. Muffaletta Band Performance at Pier Park Circle

Schedule for February 18th

11:00am- Children’s Activities and Contest at BookIt.com Park

12:00pm- Festival Village at LC Hilton

1:00pm- Kids Parade at Pier Park Circle

2:30pm- Mardi Gras Parade thru Pier Park

4:00pm-6:00pm- Zydeco Gents Performance at Pier Park Circle

6:00pm-8:00pm- Kevin Jacobs Band Performance at Pier Park Circle

8:00pm- Fireworks at the City Pier

8:20pm-10:00pm- Heartbeat City Performance at Pier Park Circle

 

Some Pictures From Last Year:

 

10th Annual Mask Parade and Gala

Keep your calendar clear for Saturday, April 14th!  The 10th Annual Mask Parade and Gala for Convenant Hospice will be taking place at the Edgewater Beach Resort!  Expect performers, artwork, silent and live auctions, dinner, and dancing!

Currently they are accepting sponsorships. Remember, sponsorships include recognizing your support of the Hospice in promotional opportunities leading up to the gala.  This includes the Mask Preview Party and the Parade which both occur in the weeks prior to the gala.  The deadline to confirm sponsorship is March 23rd, 2012.  Email Mask.Parade@covenanthospice.org for more information.

Last year’s gala raised over $90,000 for the 900 patients of Covenant Hospice in Panama City and surrounding areas.  These funds enabled them to provide end-of-life palliative care based on need, not someone’s ability to pay.  They also provide services for indigent patients, services not covered by Medicare, Medicaid, or priviate insurance.

Mardi Gras in PCB with the Krewe of Massalina

Want to celebrate Mardi Gras without the crowds of New Orleans?  The Krewe of Massalina is making sure that you celebrate Mardi Gras right, right here in Panama City!  More than 50 vendors will be set up, as well as two stages of N’Orleans style music to fill the air.

Schedule of Events

  • Friday, February 3rd, Block Party 6pm-10pm in McKenzie Park
  • Saturday, February 4th, Mardi Gras Festival 12pm-10pm in McKenzie Park
  • Saturday, February 4th, Mardi Gras Parade 3pm on Harrison Avenue

Giveaways

  • The Toad Lick Festival will be giving away several tickets to the biggest music festival in Dothan, AL.
  • Over $10,000 in “The Great Downtown Giveaway”
  • Assorted gift certificates will also be thrown out during the Mardi Gras Parade

Will you join the Krewe of Massalina to celebrate this year’s Mardi Gras?

Pier Park Mardi Gras- A Festive Success!

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The weekend has left us, but in its wake remain a million great memories and countless beads.

The 3rd Annual Pier Park Mardi Gras, hosted by the Krewe of Dominique Youx has outdone itself again.

Hundreds of people swarmed Pier Park, vying for parking and hot spots along the parade route.  Even the gloomy weather couldn’t damper the crowd’s spirited merry-making despite its best attempts. Everywhere you looked, there were hordes of people celebrating the event, armed with Funnel Cake or assorted goodies from the accompanying vendors.

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Weekend Events- Bay County in Full Swing

Looking for Panama City Beach events? Bookmark our Events section!

Wow. A little sunshine and the whole town sets their activity volume to Eleven.

Due to the sheer volume of events, we listed a variety of options starting from Friday, March 4 through Tuesday, March 8.

Things To Do

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Panama City Beach Mardi Gras in Pier Park!

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Panama City Beach Mardi Gras in Pier Park on Friday & Saturday, March 4-5.

“Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!” (Let the good times roll)

This family-friendly festival is a terrific alternative for travelers hoping to experience the culture and celebration of Mardi Gras, while enjoying a seaside vacation at one of the hottest beach destinations around.

Schedule Below

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St. Andrews Mardi Gras, Royal Dinner!

Don’t forget!

St. Andrews Mardi Gras starts up on Weds, February 23.

It’s always a good sign to me when festivities launch with food, and considering the Krewe seem to know a thing or two about starting parties off right, it’s no surprise that this Wednesday is all about dining.

The Royal Dinner kicks off the rest of the weeks activities, Weds at 5:30pm. There’s a variety of participating restaurants, so take a look and find one that suits the family’s palate.

Granite Cafe, Uncle Ernie’s, Peg Legs, Captain’s Table, Shrimp Boat and Hunt’s

Full Schedule Here