What do you get when you combine the thrill of Mardi Gras with one of the most beautiful beaches in the world? Smiles from ear to ear, lifelong memories and handfuls of beads! The annual PCB Mardi Gras & Music Festival will be on February 9-10 at Pier Park, featuring fun and festivities for the entire family! The two-day event includes parades, costume contests, fireworks and live music at the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater. Live entertainment at this year’s free, family-style festival features a headlining musical performance by New Orleans legend Aaron Neville, along with a return of the popular Krewe of Dominique Youx parade, an annual favorite.  Click here to check out special offers along with the full schedule of events and come ready to catch some bead and some waves!