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Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival

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What: Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival
When: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Pier Park & Aaron Bessant Park

Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival is a two day festival and parade that takes place Feb 24 & 25. 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, 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 on the Emerald Coast.

Event Schedule at Pier Park

4:00-6:30pm -- Float Tours @ LC Hilton W Pier Park Drive
4:00-7:30pm -- Kids' Fun Zone @ Grand Theatre
4:00-7:30pm -- Festival Village @ Sea Monkey Drive
5:00pm -- Opening Remarks, Kids' Costume Contest  @ South Stage
5:20pm -- Kids' Parade @ South Stage
6:00pm -- Live Music: Waylon Thibodeaux @ Celebration Stage
7:00pm -- Second Line Parade @ Pier Park Drive
7:30pm -- Fireworks @ City Pier

7:00am -- Mardi Gras 5k @ Frank Brown Park
11:00am-5:00pm -- Kids Fun Zone @ Grand Theatre
11:00am-7:00pm -- Festival Village @ Sea Monkey Drive
Noon -- Live Music: Jo-El Sonnier @ Aaron Bessant Park
1:30pm -- Live Music Headliner: Aaron Tippin @ Celebration Stage
3:00pm -- Sarah Jayde Williams Band @ Celebration Stage
4:00pm -- Adult Costume Contest @ Celebration Stage
4:15pm -- Krewe of Dominique Youx Mardi Gras at the Beach Parade @ Pier Park
5:45pm -- Live Music: Louisiana's LeRoux @ Celebration Stage
7:00pm -- Fireworks @ City Pier

Mardi Gras 5K @ Frank Brown Park: Registration & Info

Pier Park is Panama City Beach’s premier open-air shopping destination with more than 125 retail and dining choices. This one-of-a-kind beachfront family-friendly attraction with resort style, island-inspired architecture features a variety of popular stores. Shoppers enjoy numerous eateries and entertainment options and The Grand IMAX Theatre. Pier Park is also host to many exciting local food and cultural events throughout the year.

Pier Park is located at 600 Pier Park Drive in Panama City Beach. For more information please call (850) 236-9979
or visit www.simon.com/mall/pier-park. Find Pier Park on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ShopPierPark, Twitter @PierPark and Instagram @PierPark.

Learn more: SoWal Shopping & Dining Destinations - Pier Park

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