Contest: Win Tickets to Mardi Gras 2015 - Central hall for Mardi Gras 2015

Central hall for Mardi Gras 2015

By: PegCity GrubJanuary 22, 2015 // Food Tours

Mardi Gras 2015: Who's had too much Jim Bean?
Mardi Gras 2015: Who's had too much Jim Bean?

Mardi Gras 2015
February 13 & 14, 2015
RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg
Twitter: @WpgMardiGras

There will be zombies. There will be shrimp. And there will be zydeco.

There will also be sword swallowing, a drag queen pageant and a living statue.

Taken all together, the 2015 edition of Mardi Gras Winnipeg promises to be a big, bad bash of the highest order.

This year's event, the 10th annual, runs February 13 and 14. Like last year, all the favourite food, music and costumed revellers will be back in full force.

In a mid-January preview, a room full of local media sampled the sights, sounds and tastes of this year's gala.

We ate Lousiana-style shrimp with pasta, Mardi Gras chicken with andouille creole on New Orleans black-eyed pea rice, Bourbon Street Jambalaya with shrimp, chorizo and blackened chicken. The kitchen crew always put on an impressive spread. This year will be no different.

The event is one of the biggest parties thrown by the RBC Convention Centre each year. (New Year's Eve is also a wild and wonderful event at the downtown facility with thousands of partygoers whooping it up every year.)

Tickets for Mardi Gras cost $16 each and are available here. The Delta also has a one-night deal plus two Mardi Gras tickets on offer for $139. Check out the Delta deal here. (Scroll down page.)

Contest: Win tickets to Mardi Gras 2015 at RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg! Peg City Grub has two sets of two tickets each to giveaway for Mardo Gras 2015. Two tickets each are available for Friday February 13 and 14. Two winners who correctly answer will be chosen at random on Wednesday February 4. Winners will be notified by e-mail.

To win, answer the following question in the comments section below: Name one specialty dish to be served at this year's Mardi Gras party in Winnipeg.

Peel and eat shrimp bar.
Peel and eat shrimp bar.

Deep fried pickles and sweet potato fries at Mardi Gras.
Deep fried pickles and sweet potato fries.

There will be fire.
There will be fire.

Lousiana-style shrimp with pasta.
Lousiana-style shrimp with pasta.


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