Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival

Combine the excitement of authentic Mardi Gras celebration with the spectacular views of our emerald green water and sugar white sand, and you're in for a real treat at the Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival. In conjunction with the Krewe of Dominique Youx's great Mardi Gras at the Beach parade, the festival is always held the weekend before Fat Tuesday and features entertainment for the whole family.


Schedule of Events 

Friday, March 1, 2019

4:00pm-6:30pm Float Tours Sea Monkey Way
4:00pm-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 Contests Celebration Stage
7:00pm Second Line Crawl Parade Pier Park Drive
7:30pm-8:30pm LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band Celebration Stage
8:30pm Fireworks Russell-Fields City Pier

Saturday, March 2, 2019

8:00am Mardi Gras 5k Frank Brown Park
12:00pm Kids Fun Zone/ Festival Village Grand Promenade
12:00pm-1:15pm HEADLINER: Chicks with Hits featuring Terri Clark,Pam Tillis & 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 Russel-Fields City Pier


Parade Route

Mardi Gras 2019 Parade Route