Pensacola, fl - bits & bobs

  • Pensacola’s Priscus Procession is a pub crawl named for a Roman ruler who wore a purple and gold cape and was carried on a chariot.


Pensacola, FL - Faces & Places

Masked Reveler Throwing Mrdi Gras Beads in Pensacola, Florida

Masked Reveler Throwing Beads



Pensacola | Daytime Activities | Dining

Mardi Gras 2017 is Tuesday, February 28th

Pensacola Parades, Krewes & Mardi Gras Events

Pensacola’s Mardi Gras features a broad selection of events, but the main attractions at this Mardi Gras are the three big parades which boast nearly 200 floats from 100 krewes and parading organizations.

Along with beads, cups, stuffed animals and commemorative coins, MoonPies (chocolate covered cake/cookie sandwiches with marshmallow in the middle) are popular Mardi Gras favors in Pensacola.

2016 Pensacola Mardi Gras Parade Calendar

Mardi Gras Weekend


Friday, February 5, 2016

Krewe of Lafitte Illuminated Parade

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This is Pensacola’s largest annual lit parade with Pensacola’s best Krewe’s kicking off the traditional
Mardi Gras weekend celebration. 

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade
Downtown Pensacola

Pensacola’s Grand Mardi Gras Parade is the largest annual event in downtown Pensacola. Residents and visitors often totaling over 100,000 enjoy the pageantry and excitement of a parade with over 6,000 participants and over 250 entries. Parade Applications are available under the Application section of our site.
Parade Applications are available under the Application section of the Pensacola Mardi Gras website.

Sunday, February 7, 2016


Krewe of Wrecks Beach Parade
Pensacola Beach

Mardi Gras Galveston calendar information provided courtesy of Pensacola Mardi Gras.

Pensacola Feature Stories

Civil War Pensacola- Beach bluff battlements and the Civil War's real first battle.

Pensacola | Daytime Activities | Dining