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 Nauga Champagne Breakfast and Native Noontime Ball, Sat, Jan 27, 10 a.m. The Dock, $15

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

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

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

Krewe of Wrecks Champagne Breakfast, Sat Feb 10, Crabs*
Mardi Gras on the Island Street Dance, Noon, Sandbar, Free

Krewe of Wrecks Parade Sunday, Feb 11, 2 pm, Free

Krewe of Wrecks Red Beans and Rice Luncheon, Mon Feb 12, 11 a.m. Sandshaker, Free, donation

Krewe of Coma Coronation and Lighted Hat Contest, Tues, Feb 13, 6 p.m. Sandshaker, Free
Shoe Box Float Contest and Final Toast to Mardi Gras, Tues, Feb 13, 7 p.m. Paradise Bar and Grill, Free