Mardi Gras on the Island ...
The white sands of Pensacola Beach are a back drop for the purple, green and gold of Mardi Gras- a colorful cast of characters stages parades and parties islandwide. Merriment abounds. The magic of Mardi Gras has cast a spell over the island and its carefree inhabitants. Whether you are here for an hour or a lifetime, you will find everything you need to know about Pensacola Beach's Mardi Gras events,  parties and parades - right here.  Celebrate with us daily.
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The Beach kicks off the 2018 Mardi Gras events with January 6. Pace yourself because it's a jam packed calendar leading up to the Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras Parade  Sunday, February 11 at 2 p.m. followed by the Free Red Beans and Rice Luncheon, Feb 12 and finally the Fat Tuesday Krewe of Coma Coronation and the Shoe Box Float contest. 

Mon dieu! Keep your eye on the calendar. 

Krewe of Wrecks Parade Sunday, Feb 11, 2018, 2 p.m. Via de Luna ...Avenida 10 to Casino Beach Parking Lot. Catch some beads! Click here for the parade route.

Kids and Kritters Parade, Saturday, Feb 3, 2018, 2 p.m. Northeast corner of the Casino Beach Parking Lot, across from Sidelines. Walking procession for families, children, pets. Floats made from wagons. Click here for PARADE FLIER, PARADE APPLICATION,

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 Mardi Gras 2018:
Krewe of Kids Sign Up and Organizational Meeting, Sat Jan 6, Beach Church, 2 p.m.

Krewe of Nereids King Kake Party, Sat Jan 6, Paradise Bar, 3 p.m.

Krewe of Bananimals Pub Crawl/Poker Run, Sat Jan 6, Paddy's, noon

Krewe of Brewe Black Tie Ball, Sat Jan 13, Castaways, 7 p.m.

Krewe of Nereids Moon Pie Party, Fri Jan 19, Castaway's, 7 p.m.

Krewe of Bananimals Silver Anniversary Mardi Gras Ball, Sat Jan 20, Castaways, 7 p.m.

Krewe of Shakers Wigwacker Party, Sat Jan 20, Sandshaker, 9 p.m.

Krewe of Nauga Champagne Breakfast and Native Noontime Ball, Sat, Jan 27, 10 a.m. The Dock

Krewe of Brewe Beach Babe Contest, Sat Jan 27, Sandshaker, 3 p.m.

Krewe of St. Patrick Shamrock-N-Roll Ball, Sat Jan 27, Castaways, 7 p.m.

Kids and Kritters Parade, Sat Feb 3, Casino Beach Parking lot, 2 pm
Krewe of Wrecks Grand Costume Ball, Sat Feb 3, Castaways, 7 p.m.

Krewe of Wrecks Parade Sunday, Feb 11, 2 pm

Krewe of Wrecks Red Beans and Rice Luncheon, Mon Feb 12, 11 a.m. Sandshaker
Krewe of Coma Coronation and Lighted Hat Contest, Tues, Feb 12, 6 p.m. Sandshaker

Shoe Box Float Contest and Final Toast to Mardi Gras, Tues, Feb 12, 7 p.m. Paradise Bar and Grill