Leisure Travel

Mardi Gras

February 20 - 26, 2020

Mardi Gras Bucket List Trip, complete with hotel, balcony parties, plantation tour, shrimp boil and more! Stay on Bourbon Street and see the sights and sounds with a front row seat.

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There’s nothing quite like Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. The sights, sounds, smells and tastes of celebration, food and excitement linger as jump from excursion to excursion, getting a little of everything New Orleans has to offer.

Kick off your trip with a Bourbon Street Balcony party with a complimentary drink to get you started. Spend your days touring a local plantation, enjoying a traditional Louisiana Shrimp Boil with Zydeco band, watching the Mardi Gras parades pass by your hotel and participating in Fat Tuesday festivities all cross the city.

You’ll stay at the Astor Crowne Plaza, located perfectly on Bourbon and Canal Streets so you’ll never be far from the Mardi Gras action.

What’s Included
  • 6 days, 5 nights hotel accomodations at the Astor Crowne Plaza, checking in on Thursday, February 20 and checking out on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.
  • Welcome reception featuring live music and Bourbon Street Balcony access, parade mask making with 1 complimentary drink and cash bar.
  • Saturday Parade viewing.
  • Bourbon Street balcony party on Sunday evening with open bar and buffet.
  • Oak Alley Plantation Tour; transportation included.
  • Traditional Louisiana shrimp boil with live Zydeco band; transportation included.
  • Walking “Parade” on Fat Tuesday – Create your costume to parade through the streets during the world’s best block party.
  • Mardi Gras “throw bag”.
  • On-site host to assist during your stay.
Day 1
  • Check into the hotel at any time after 4 PM.
  • 2 - 6 PM: Welcome Desk in the Lobby.
    YOU MUST ARRIVE AT HOTEL BY 5 p.m. - all roads leading into the hotel will be closed after 5 p.m. due to parade traffic.
  • 7 - 9 PM: Welcome Reception featuring live music. Will make Walking Parade masks during reception.
  • Evening at your leisure.


Day 2
  • Morning at your leisure.
  • 1:30 - 8:30 PM: Mardi Gras Parade viewing from Canal Street


Day 3
  • Day at your leisure.
  • 6 PM - Midnight: Bourbon Street balcony party - open bar and food.


Day 4
  • 9 AM: Transportation departs for Oak Alley.
    • 10:15 AM: Oak Alley Plantation Tour.
    • 12:30 PM: Transportation departs for lunch
    • 1 PM Shrimp boil lunch with live zydeco band.
  • 5:30 PM Return to hotel.


Day 5
  • 11 a.m. - Meet in Lobby for Walking Parade


Day 6
  • Check out of the hotel by 11:00 AM.

Itinerary subject to change.

  • Single: $2,499
  • Double: $1,589 per person. $3,178 total.
  • Triple: $1,289 per person. $3,867 total.
  • Quad: $1,139 per person. $4,556 total.


This is an adults only trip. 

Pricing includes all taxes and fees. 

Airfare is not included in the trip price. The closest commercial airport is Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY). Transportation from the airport to your hotel is not included in the trip price.

You must arrive at the hotel no later than 5:00 PM. Roads close at 5 PM due to parade traffic. 

Bedding type (i.e. king bed or two queen beds) is not guaranteed. Please include your bedding preference in the notes section during check out.

Due to the exclusivity of this trip, this trip is non-cancellable, non-refundable! Please review our Cancellation Policies.

Excursion Information
  • Please let us know if you have any food allergies.
  • This trip is not recommended for people with mobility issues or certain health conditions. Please consult with your physician prior to booking.
  • Extensive walking and standing is required for many of the excursions.
  • Food, drink and souvenirs are not included unless otherwise stated.