Krewes line Palafox Place for the 12th Night party, kicking off the Mardi Gras season. / Phil Bailey/GoPensacola.com
GoPensacola.com's Krewe du Go will 'Fill the GoPensacola.com Truck' for Manna Food Pantries during the Mardi Gras season. The drive kicks off Saturday at 12th Night. / Phil Bailey/GoPensacola.com
Mardi Gras season calendar
• Saturday: Wind Creek 12th Night Kick Off Celebration, downtown Pensacola.
• Jan. 19: Jubilee Run, Walk or Drag With Color, Community Maritime Park.
• Jan. 26: 18th annual Cordova Mall Ball, Cordova Mall.
• Feb. 2: 27th annual Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade, Navarre Beach.
• Feb. 2: Kids and Kritters Parade, Pensacola Beach.
• Feb. 8: Krewe of Lafitte Illuminated Parade, downtown Pensacola.
• Feb. 9: Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade, downtown Pensacola.
• Feb. 10: Krewe of Wrecks Parade, Pensacola Beach.
• Feb. 12: Fat Tuesday Priscus Celebration, downtown Pensacola.
Follow Mardi Gras coverage throughout the season at pnj.com/mardigras. You’ll find photos, videos, stories, krewe profiles, foods, event listings and tons more at the site.
PNJ reporter Kaycee Lagarde will be covering Mardi Gras throughout the season, starting with the 12th Night kickoff. Follow her on Twitter by looking for @KLagardePNJ or #pcolamardigras.
Fill the GoPensacola .com Truck for Manna
Krewe du Go, GoPensacola.com’s affiliated Mardi Gras krewe, will be undertaking a special charity mission throughout the Mardi Gras season in support of Manna Food Pantries. Look for the GoPensacola.com truck at events throughout the Mardi Gras season where krewe members will be accepting nonperishable food items and monetary donations. A big party to benefit Manna also is being planned. Check GoPensacola.com regularly for details!