Visit Panama City Beach invites visitors and residents to revel in the spirit of Mardi Gras Real. Fun. Beach. style at the annual Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival, taking place on January 26-27, 2024, at Pier Park. Combining the excitement of an authentic Mardi Gras celebration with spectacular views of sugar-white sand beaches and emerald-green waters, the two-day festival features parades, live music, and much more for the entire family to enjoy.
“We look forward to welcoming locals and visitors to Panama City Beach for our annual Mardi Gras and Music Festival, held just steps away from the destination’s beautiful beaches,” says Visit Panama City Beach President and CEO Dan Rowe. “With incredible live performances, festive parades and endless entertainment, this year’s Mardi Gras celebration is sure to be a memorable event for all ages.”
In conjunction with the Krewe of Dominique Youx’s great Mardi Gras at the Beach parade, the free event features a jam-packed schedule of entertainment for families, including a kids fun zone and festival village, kids parade, a 5K run, fireworks and more. Enjoy a must-see performance from headliner and award-winning country music artist Mark Wills, an acclaimed vocalist who has amassed 19 Billboard-charting singles across seven albums throughout his career. Additional notable music acts throughout the weekend include Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band and Curley Taylor & The Zydeco Trouble at the Celebration Stage in Pier Park.
To see a full schedule of events, please visit https://www.visitpanamacitybeach.com/mardi-gras/.