St. Andrews Mardi Gras Festival

What are your plans for Mardi Gras in Panama City Beach?  The 13th annual St. Andrews Mardi Gras Festival and Parades will last from February 10-13, 2010.  However, the main events will be this weekend February 12-13.  Historic St. Andrews is located in Panama City and will come alive with Mardi Gras festivities, sponsored by The Krewe of St.Andrews.

With a focus on community and family, the Krewe of St. Andrews arranges many family-oriented activities throughout the festival such as a special Pet Parade and Kids’ Parade.  The overall tone of St. Andrews Mardi Gras is meant to bring together fun-loving people of all ages.

February 12th ~ Kid’s Parade & Mardi Gras Pet Parade; 4:00 PM
The Kids’ Parade will travel down Beck Avenue from 15th Street to 11th Street, as they will throw out beads, stuffed animals, toys and more. Adults are asked to stay back and allow the children to have a chance at some Mardi Gras  fun.

February 13th ~ St. Andrew’s Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk;  8:00 AM
The Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk will begin at Oaks by the Bay Park on 10th Street and Beck Avenue in St. Andrews.  $15 early registration for 5K; $10 early registration for 1 Mile.  Contact Joe at 763-5005 or 774-0018 or Marty at 265-8439.

February 13th ~ Mardi Gras 13th Annual Grande Parade; 1:00 PM
Over 14 Krewes with more than 20 vividly colored floats will begin the parade at Oakland Terrace Park, down 11th to Beck and Beck to 15th. There will be plenty of awesome beads, doubloons, and other unique treasures to catch. This serves as the Grand Finale parade for Bay County’s Mardi Gras Season.

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