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Pensacola | Daytime Activities | Dining

Mardi Gras 2015 is Tuesday, February 17


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.

2014 Pensacola Krewe Events Calendar

krewe of seville poster

Saturday, February 8, 2014

8.00pm to Midnight
Krewe of Seville Masquerade Ball

New World Landing - 600 South Palafox Street

Must be 21 /Open to the public
Cash Bar/ Breakfast at 10:30. Tickets: $35 in advance and $40 at the door.
Contact Darlene for tickets at 850-471-0222 or 525-3317 or seabrez1@bellsouth.net



2014 Pensacola Mardi Gras Parade Calendar

1st Weekend

Friday, February 21, 2014

4.00pm
Gallery Night

More info.


Saturday, February 22, 2014

1.00pm (registration); 2.00pm (start)
Kids and Kritters Parade

Northeast corner of Casino Beach Parking Lot, across from sidelines.

Entry fee for kritters is $5. Kids are free. Make a MINI FLOAT from a wagon or stroller. Join the fun.
Costume Kids and Pets. All are welcome to join the youngest Mardi Gras revelers as they parade in their best Mardi Gras get-ups. Leading the parade will be the Krewe of Kids Royal Court, followed by their members. Decorate your stroller or wagon and join the parade; or parade on foot. (No motorized vehicles allowed) Prize for best decorated "mini float" -decorated wagons and strollers
Prize for best costumed pets.
More info.


7.00pm
Krewe of Wrecks Grand Costume Ball

At Pensacola Beach Elk's Lodge, Pensacola Beach Blvd, Pensacola Beach.

Tickets are $30 per person. Available at Krewe of Wrecks meetings and at the Door. Dress Formal or Wear a costume - Theme is Storybook and Comic Book Characters.
More info.


Monday, February 24, 2014

7.00pm
Krewe of Wrecks King's Supper

At Pensacola Beach Elk's Lodge, Pensacola Beach Blvd, Pensacola Beach.

Tickets are $30 per person. Available at Krewe of Wrecks meetings.
Dress Business Casual plus Captain's crown. The Krewe of Wrecks King's Supper. A feast fit for a king served to all previous and current rulers of the Pensacola Beach Krewe. The after dinner entertainment includes traveling across the street to Flounders to see the one hundred dazzling women at the Queen's Dinner. Tickets are limited and required.
More info.


7.00pm
Krewe of Wrecks Queen's Dinner

At Flounder's, 400 Quietwater Beach Rd, Pensacola Beach

Tickets are $30 per person. Available at Krewe of Wrecks meetings. Dress is Cocktail Attire. The Krewe of Wrecks Queens are honored at this lavish dinner. All Queens in attendance are recognized. Dinner is served. Champagne flows. Tiara's are required. Rhinestones, sequins, all forms of fun and fanciful clothes are recommended. Tickets are limited and required.
More info.




2nd Weekend

Thursday, February 27, 2014

6.00pm
Sponsor Party

More info.


Friday, February 28, 2014

6.00pm
Krewe of Lafitte Parade

More info.


Saturday, March 1, 2014

10.00am
Krewe of Wrecks Champagne Breakfast

At Crab's on Pensacola Beach.

$30 for ticket plus Krewe of Wrecks Membership. Dress is Mardi Gras Party clothes. Tickets are limited and required.
More info.


1.00pm
Krewe of Wrecks Street Dance

At the Sabine Sandbar, Pensacola Beach Blvd, next to the Yacht Club.

There is no cost to attend this is event! Dress in your most festive street dancing, waltzing, and boogie-ing clothes! This event is open to the public.
More info.


2.00pm
Grand Mardi Gras Parade

Palafox and Garden Streets in historic downtown Pensacola.

The Parade starts at 2:00pm and continues until around 6:00pm. Before, during, and after the parade, we work to insure a children's viewing area where there will be kid friendly food, face painting, and other family friend entertainment.
More info.


Sunday, March 2, 2014

12.00pm
Krewe of Wrecks Beach Parade

Located at Via de Luna & Avenida 10 to Gulfside Pavilion.

Dress Mild or Wild? Weather will determine. Parade watchers: Come early and stay late.  Eateries are open. Bistros welcome you. Pack your lunch or visit a beach restaurant. Expect a huge crowd. Parking is limited. Special Weekend packages are available from island innkeepers.  The Krewe of Wrecks Parade is limited in the number of entries. Parade Safety Meetings are TBA at 10 AM and TBA at 6 PM at the SRIA boardroom, #1 Via de Luna. One representative from each participating krewe must attend one of the meetings.
More info.


Monday, March 3, 2014

11.00am
Krewe of Wrecks Red Beans and Rice Luncheon

At the Casino Beach parking lot.

There is no cost to attend this event! Dress Casual, to Business, to Mardi Gras Costume. The Bean Team at the Elk's Lodge spends days planning and preparing the traditional New Orleans style Monday fare. Drinks are available for sale.  Tip jars collect cash to donate to local charities.
More info.



Mardi Gras Day

FAT TUESDAY, February 12, 2014

6.00pm
Krewe of Como Royal Coronation

At the Sandshaker Lounge, 733 Pensacola Beach Blvd, Pensacola Beach.

Dress Mardi Gras, plus anything lighted, blinking, or flashing.
More info.


8.00pm
Fat Tuesday
More info.


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


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