Grand Mardi Gras Parade

Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade

Grand Mardi Gras Parade

Get ready for the spectacle of the year as we gear up for the Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade – an annual extravaganza that’s unrivaled in size and spectacle! This parade isn’t just big – it’s downright massive, drawing the largest crowds and the highest traffic of any event in Downtown Pensacola all year long.

With attendees and participants numbering in the hundreds of thousands, the Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade is a true showcase of community spirit and celebration. Featuring a dazzling array of floats, marching bands, local organizations, and companies, as well as colorful Krewe displays and spirited Scout groups, this parade has something for everyone.

But it’s not just the locals who turn out for this epic event – parade entrants come from far and wide to join in the fun, adding an extra layer of excitement and diversity to the festivities. With over 6,000 people participating in the parade and upwards of 100,000 spectators lining the streets, the energy is electrifying and the atmosphere is nothing short of magical.

And let’s not forget about the media coverage – it’s off the charts! With live broadcasts on local TV and coverage across radio, TV, print, and social media, the Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade reaches millions of viewers and listeners, shining a spotlight on our vibrant community and its rich Mardi Gras traditions.

Taking place on the historic streets of Palafox and Garden in downtown Pensacola, the parade kicks off at 2:00 PM and continues well into the evening, ensuring hours of non-stop entertainment for all. And for our youngest revelers, we’ve created a special children’s viewing area, complete with family-friendly activities and a strict no-alcohol, no-tobacco policy to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for families.

So mark your calendars and gather your krewe – the Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade is the must-see event of the season, and it’s guaranteed to be a highlight you won’t soon forget!


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