Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival

February 11-12, 2022

Combine the excitement of an authentic Mardi Gras celebration with the spectacular views of our emerald green water and sugar-white sand, and you're in for a real treat at the Panama City Beach Mardi Gras and Music Festival on February 11-12, 2022. In conjunction with the Krewe of Dominique Youx's great Mardi Gras at the Beach parade, the festival features entertainment for the whole family.


Schedule of Events for the Panama City Beach Mardi Gras & Music Festival

Friday Schedule

4:00pm-6:30pm Float Tours Pier Park Drive
4:00pm Kids Fun Zone/ Festival Village Grand Theater Plaza
6:00pm Kids Parade Pier Park Drive
6:30pm Opening Ceremonies Celebration Stage
6:30pm Kids' Costume Contests Celebration Stage
7:00pm Second Line Parade Pier Park Drive
7:30pm Live Music: Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band Celebration Stage
8:30pm Fireworks Russell-Fields City Pier

Saturday Schedule

8:00am Mardi Gras 5k/ Fun Run Frank Brown Park
12:00pm Kids Fun Zone/ Festival Village Grand Theater Plaza
12:00pm Live Music: Swingin' Medallions Aaron Bessant Park
1:30pm Headliner: The Guess Who Aaron Bessant Park
3:00pm Live Music: Heat & The Zydeco Gents Celebration Stage
4:15pm Krewe of Dominique Youx Mardi Gras at the Beach Main Parade Pier Park Drive
5:45pm Live Music: Waylon Thibodeaux "Louisiana Rockin' Fidler" Celebration Stage
7:00pm Fireworks Russel-Fields City Pier


Food Truck Vendors

Food and drinks will be available on Saturday from noon-3pm at Aaron Bessant Park including:

  • Gelato Love
  • Nickamillion Foods
  • RibCrib
  • Smokenbutts
  • The British Eatery Food Truck
  • Tri-R-Trips BBQ 


Parade Route

Mardi Gras 2022 Parade Route



Thanks to our event sponsors

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