Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk at Frank Brown Park
The Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk will kick off Mardi Gras festivities at Pier Park, Panama City Beach, FL. The run/walk will be held at Frank Brown Park starting at 8 a.m. The fun run will start immediately following the 5K. We will have a Mardi Gras theme costume contest (please use discretion since families will be present!).
Awards will be given out to the O/A male and female runners along with masters, grandmasters and senior grandmasters male and female runners. Awards will also go 3 deep in 5 year age groups. All 5k walkers and 1 mile participants will receive awards in these categories: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-19, 20-34, 35-49, 50-64, 65 and up.
Post race beverages and snacks will be provided after the run. Mardi Gras beads to all participants!
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 March 1st & 2nd
Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival is a two day festival and parade that takes place March 1st & 2nd. Join the Krewe of Dominique Youx in the heart of Pier Park as they celebrate the most fabulous Mardi Gras events around! Festivities include live concerts, Fat Tuesday Street Fair, Kidz Zone, float tours, costume contests, parades, a 5K run, and more. This free event is kid friendly and open to the public. Come out and enjoy the weekend with some New Orleans flair on the Emerald Coast.
FRIDAY, March 1st
4:00 - 6:30pm -- Float Tours @ Sea Monkey Way
4:00 - 6:30pm -- Kids' Fun Zone / Festival Village @ Grand Promenade
6:00pm -- Kids' Parade @ Pier Park Drive
6:30pm -- Opening Remarks @ Celebration Stage
6:30pm -- Kids' Costume Contest @ Celebration Stage
7:00pm -- Second Line Parade @ Pier Park Drive
7:30pm - 7830pm -- LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band@ Celebration Stage
8:30pm -- Fireworks @ City Pier
SATURDAY, March 2nd
8:00am -- Mardi Gras 5k @ Frank Brown Park
12pm -- Kids Fun Zone / Festival Village @ Grand Promenade
12:00pm - 1:15pm -- LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Chicks with Hits featuring Pam Tillis, Terri Clark & Suzy Bogguss @ Aaron Bessant Park
1:30pm - 2:45pm -- HEADLINER: Lonestar @ Aaron Bessant Park
3:00pm - 4:00pm -- LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Victor Wainwright & the Train @ Celebration Stage
4:15pm - 5:45pm -- Krewe of Dominique Youx Mardi Gras at the Beach Main Parade @ Pier Park Drive
5:45pm -- LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Waylon Thibodeaux @ Celebration Stage
7:00pm -- Fireworks @ City Pier
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