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Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk at Frank Brown Park

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What: Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk at Frank Brown Park
When: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 8:00 am

The 2016 Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk will kick off Saturday's Mardi Gras festivities (Feb. 6) at Pier Park, Panama City Beach. Come start your weekend by running, jogging, walking or waddling! It doesn't matter how fast or how slow you are! You are already ahead of those sitting on the couch! Come join in the fun!

The 5K Run/Walk will start at 8 a.m. with the 1 Mile Run/Walk immediately following the finish of the 5K. This will be approximately 9:15 a.m.

The Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk takes place at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach. REGISTER ONLINE


Mardi Gras and Music Festival takes place at Pier Park Feb. 5-6, 2016

Combine the excitement of an authentic Mardi Gras celebration with the spectacular views of the Gulf, and you're in for a real treat at the Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival, Feb. 5-6 at Pier Park. In conjunction with the Krewe of Dominique Youx's great Mardi Gras at the Beach parade, the two day festival is always held the weekend before Fat Tuesday and features entertainment for the whole family.

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2016 Schedule of Events


4:00-6:00pm Float Tours (LC Hilton West)

4:00-7:30pm Kids' Fun one (outside Grand Theater)

4:00-7:30pm Festival Village (LC Hilton East)

5:00-5:15pm Opening Remarks (South Stage)

Kids' Costume Contest (South Stage)

5:20-6:00pm Kids' Parade (South Stage)

6:00-7:00pm Live Entertainment: Buckwheat Zydeco (Circle Stage)

7:00-7:30pm Second Line PArade (Pier Park Drive)

7:30pm Fireworks (City Pier)


7:00-10:00am Mardi Gras 5k (Frank Brown Park)

11:00-5:00pm Kids' Fun Zone (outside Grand Theater)

11:00-7:00pm Festival Village (LC Hilton East)

12:00-1:15pm Live Entertainment: Waylon Thibodeaux with Jo-El Sonnier (Aaron Bessant Park)

1:45-3:00pm Live Entertainment: Sammy Kershaw (Aaron Bessant Park)

3:00-4:00pm Live Entertainment: Vince Vance & the Valiants with Al "Carnival Time" Johnson (Circle Stage)

4:00-4:15pm Adult Costume Contest (Circle Stage)

4:15-5:15pm Live Entertainment Victor Wainwright & the Wild Roots (Circle Stage)

5:15-6:45pm Krewe of Dominique Youx Mardi Gras at the Beach Parade

7:00pm Fireworks (City Pier) 

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