January 18, 2018

Pensacola Mardi Gras’ Le Bon Temps Gazette

January 22, 2018
Hurricane cocktail

Hurricane packs a sweet punch

By Julio Diaz If you’re looking for the perfect cocktail to let the good times roll, look no further than the Hurricane. A New Orleans classic, the Hurricane has blown its way through many a Mardi Gras across the Gulf […]
January 22, 2018

King Cake symbolizes the Mardi Gras season

By Julio Diaz It’s the sweet treat most closely associated with Mardi Gras. Who doesn’t love King Cake? MoonPies may have eventually joined the Mardi Gras party, and yes, they’re easier to throw from a float, but King Cake’s association […]
January 22, 2018
Krewe of Seville 2018 Mardi Gras Ball

Krewe of Seville’s 2018 Mardi Gras Ball

On Jan. 13, the Krewe of Seville took over the Pensacola Yacht Club for its sell-out Mardi Gras Ball. Krewe members and guests packed the hall as the krewe — among the only Pensacola krewes that announces a new theme each […]
January 22, 2018

Krewe of Blues’ 2018 Pin & Bead Festival

Presented each year by the Krewe of Blues, the Pin & Bead Festival has become one of the most eagerly anticipated dates on the annual Mardi Gras calendar. It’s an opportunity for krewes and the public to come together in […]
January 22, 2018

Krewe of Hip Huggers’ 20th Anniversary Ball

The Krewe of Hip Huggers celebrated “20 years of peace, love and boots” on Jan. 20 at Vinyl Music Hall as the all-female krewe presented its annual Mardi Gras ball. With other krewes, a “ball” can be a rather staid […]
January 31, 2018

Krewe of Warriors 2018 Mardi Gras Ball

The Krewe of Warriors transformed the Sanders Beach – Corinne Jones Resource Center into the Emerald City of Oz for its 2018 Warrior Ball. One of the few krewes that changes its theme from year to year, the Warriors are […]
February 1, 2018

2018 Cordova Mall Ball

The halls of Cordova Mall were packed with thousands of people Saturday night, but they weren’t shoppers seeking out bargains. The annual Cordova Mall Ball isn’t just the area’s largest Mardi Gras ball — in terms of attendance and area, […]
February 2, 2018

2018 All-Krewe Food Drive Challenge

Never let it be said that a little rain keeps Pensacola’s Mardi Gras krewes from doing good work for our community. Despite a stormy Sunday, Pensacola Parade People was bustling with activity all afternoon as krewes rolled up to donate […]
February 7, 2018

Mardi Gras Beer Release Party

Perfect Plain Brewing Co. released the first official Pensacola Mardi Gras beer on Friday. Krewes and individuals were invited to Perfect Plain for the first taste of the new brew and to take part in a contest to choose the […]
February 7, 2018

Krewe of Blues 2018 Mardi Gras Ball

The Krewe of Blues presented the last major ball of the 2018 Mardi Gras season as an elegant affair at the Sanders Beach — Corrine Jones Resource Center. Among the black ties and ball gowns, the Krewe of Blues welcomed guests […]
February 13, 2018

2018 Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade: Line-up and Argos Meet-and-Greet

The best-kept secret of Mardi Gras is that line-up for the Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade is one of the community’s greatest parties of the year. More than 6,000 parade participants gather on Spring Street to prepare fro the parade, […]