Pre-Mardi Gras Mambo: This itinerary is ONLY available during the 8 nights that precede Mardi Gras weekend each year
Mardi Gras Masquerade: This itinerary does require a stay of four nights over specific days: Arrival on the Saturday before Mardi Gras, and departure on the Wednesday morning after Mardi Gras Day.
Mardi Gras Day is always on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is different each year depending on the date of Easter Sunday.
Future Mardi Gras dates
2003: March 4
2004: Feb. 24
2005: Feb. 8
2006: Feb. 28
2007: Feb. 20
2008: Feb. 5
2009: Feb. 24
Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Carriageway Travel offers two Mardi Gras group packages. :
The "Pre-Mardi Gras Mambo" itinerary is designed to showcase the Mardi Gras Celebration and New Orleans, but before the crowds become too large and services become more difficult (and more expensive). This is the perfect way for a visitor to experience the glittering Mardi Gras parades, to see the decorations of the City, and still be able to enjoy the sights, sounds and cuisine of New Orleans.
To view the 4 day/3 night
"Mardi Gras Mambo" itinerary, Please Click Here.
The "Mardi Gras Masquerade" itinerary is a magnificent fun-filled program that celebrates the color, pageantry, and enormous spectacle of Mardi Gras. This program is carefully crafted by Carriageway to allow your client to comfortably experience the celebration, but not to be overwhelmed or intimidated by it. From reserved bleacher seats at the parades to a private glittering Tableau Ball and supper dance, this program will be beautifully received
To view the 5 day/4 night "Mardi Gras Masquerade" itinerary,
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