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Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival

What: Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival

Panama City Beach Mardi Gras is a two day festival and parade that takes place FEB 28-MAR 1. Join the Krewe of Dominique Youx in the heart of Pier Park as they celebrate the season during one of the most fabulous Mardi Gras events around! Festivities include live concerts, Fat Tuesday Street Fair, Kidz Zone, float tours, cosume 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! For more information, go to

Friday FEB 28

4pm-7pm              Mardi Gras Kidz Zone
4pm-6:15pm         Float Tours & Royalty Tent
4pm-10pm            Fat Tuesday Street Fair
5pm-6:30pm         Zydeco Zoo (Pier Park Stage) 
6:30pm-7:30pm    2nd Line Parade leading to Amphitheater / Dr. John Concert with 
                             special guest Heat & The Zydeco Gents / KoDY New Float Christening
7:30pm-10pm       Entertainment (Dr. John) (Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater)

Saturday MAR 1

8am-10am             Mardi Gras 5K Run (Frank Brown Park)
10am-10pm           Fat Tuesday Street Fair 
10am-5pm             Mardi Gras Kidz Zone 
12:30pm-1pm        Mardi Gras Kidz Costume Contest
1pm-1:30pm          Mardi Gras Adult Costume Contest
2pm-3:15pm          Mardi Gras Kidz Parade - Towne Center
3pm-4:15pm          Tony Vegas Blues Review - Pier Park Stage
4:30pm-5:30pm     John Lisi & Delta Funk - Pier Park Stage
5:30pm-7:30pm     Main Parade
7:30pm-9pm          The Wild Magnolias - Pier Park Stage
9pm-9:15pm          Fireworks
9:15pm to 9:45pm The Wild Magnolias Encore - Pier Park Stage

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