2015 Navare Beach Mardi Gras Parade A Smash

2015 was better than ever for the Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade. Once again the weather was on our side allowing as many as 30,000 or more spectators to enjoy the best family friendly parade on the gulf coast. Congratulations to all our winners - clearly every entry this year went all out to celebrate "Mardi Gras Around the World."

This year's overall winner was the Krewe of Misfits

    Community:
  • First Place Krewe of Caribbean
  • Second Place Navarre Chamber of Commerce
  • Third Place Relay for Life
    Commercial:
  • First Place Navarre Animal Hospital
  • Second Place Century 21 Island View Realty
  • Third Place The Twist Ice Cream
    Walking (non Motorized):
  • First Place Navarre Jr ROTC
  • Second Place Time to Dance
  • Third Place Martial Arts of America
    Decorated Golf Carts:
  • First Place Cart 30
  • Second Place Cart 28
  • Third Place Cart 29

The Krewe also wishes to thank our judges. Each year our judges are selected from the community and cannot be a member of the Krewe. They alone make the decision on the best entries based upon general theme guide lines, and once again they did a great job.

 

NKOJ Sponsors

The Navarre Krewe of Jesters would like to thank all of our generous sponsors. These local organizations, businesses, and yes even individuals, through their donations and support insure that our Krewe is able to put on the Annual Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade and support such worthy efforts as the Krewe's Scholarship Program and Relay for Life as well as helping the Krewe travel to parades through Northwest Florida representing our area as Ambassadors of Navarre. We ask all Krewe members and members of the community to support our sponsors by visiting their places of business.

In the coming days you will notice a link to our sponsors page listing those that are supporting the Krewe and our community through their generous donations along with a link to their websites. In the meantime at the bottom of this page you will see a list of our current sponsors. If you have any questions or would like to become a sponsor please contact our Fund Raising Chair Jereme Simmons at jandcsimmons@yahoo.com

    Diamond - $2000:
  • Sponsorship recognition during the Navarre parade and on our website
  • Free parade entry (Must RSVP)
  • Complimentary Table at our Mardi Gras Ball (up to 8 people, must RSVP)
  • Plaque
    Emerald - $1000:
  • Sponsorship recognition during the Navarre parade and on our website
  • Free parade entry (Must RSVP)
  • Two free tickets to our Mardi Gras Ball and reduced price for up to 6 additional tickets (must RSVP)
  • Plaque
    Gold - $500:
  • Sponsorship recognition during the Navarre parade and on our website
  • Free parade entry (Must RSVP)
  • Two free tickets to our Mardi Gras Ball and reduced price for up to 6 additional tickets (must RSVP)
  • Plaque
    Ruby - $250:
  • Sponsorship recognition during the Navarre parade and on our website
  • Reducred proce on Parade entry (Must RSVP)
  • Reduced price for up to 4 tickets to our Mardi Gras Ball (must RSVP)
  • One NKOJ Themed T-Shirt
    Pearl - $100:
  • Gift from Lester the Jester
  • Honorable Mention during our Parade

The Krewe Wants You

Are You Doing Your Part?

Did you know that to be a member in good standing every Krewe member must be an active part of a Krewe Committee? Everything that makes this Krewe function from funds brought in to put on the Parade and award our scholarship, planning for Krewe events, maintaining our float, even Krewe social functions requires active Krewe particpation. If you are not currently actively particpating in one or more of the committees now is the time to get active.

 

Show Your Jester Pride

NKOJ Decals Now Available

NKOJ Decals (3" X 4.5") are still available for purchase for $l.00 each with 24 cents of every dollar going back to the Krewe. Contact Jim McNulty to get yours.

 

NKOJ T-Shirts On Sale Now

NKOJ T-Shirts in Green, Gold, Purple and White have arrived and are now on sale. The shirts can be had for $10 for small, medium ,large and extra large, $12 for XXL. See Wayne Hall to get yours.

 

The Krewe on Facebook

Social Media and NKOJ

NKOJ on Facebook - That's right, the Navarre Krewe of Jesters is on Facebook now. So check out the Krewe at "Facebook.com/NavarreKreweOfJesters".