Got plans for Mardi Gras? Fort Worth Sister Cities International is serving up an authentic Mardi Gras Party with Fort Worth Flair so Laissez Les Bon Temp Roulez!
If you could even get a hotel room in the Big Easy at this late date, you would still have to pay expensive airfare, wait in extremely long lines for restaurants and pay the highest prices of the season to get trampled by tourists hoping to catch “throws” from the passing parade Krewes.
Leave the hassle behind and have a much better time at Fort Worth Sister Cities Mardi Gras Celebration, Fat Tuesday (February 16th) at the Stonegate Mansion in Fort Worth. The modest cost of $50.00 a ticket gets you a live performance by Grammy-Winning band, Brave Combo, as well as authentic N’awlins hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, a dance contest, costume contest, King and Queen contest, a casino, raffle, silent auction and so much fun it’ll be hard to pack it all in one evening!
Tickets won’t last long so you need to RSVP ASAP, deadline is February 10. You can call in a credit card to 817.392.2650 or pay online by clicking HERE. Must be at least 21 years of age to attend.
Can’t make the party but still want to participate in the raffle? No problem! Fort Worth Sister Cities is giving away a weekend for two in New Orleans including American Airlines roundtrip airfare for two, two nights at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel and Live Jazz brunch at the world famous Court of Two Sisters. This prize package is valued at $1,000. Tickets are $10 for one, 3 for $20 or 15 for $100. To purchase raffle tickets, call 817.392.2650.
Stonegate Mansion is located at 4100 Stonegate Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76109. Tickets must be paid for in advance. Please visit Fort Worth Sister Cities here for more information.
What is Fort Worth Sister Cities?
In 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower envisioned that U.S. cities could create formal partnerships with foreign cities to build relationships. Municipality to municipality, cities could exchange information and ideas in order to build friendships and understand cultural differences.
This idea sparked the beginning of Sister Cities International and a huge step toward world peace. Today, more than 600 U.S. cities have relationships in 120 countries, some 2,300 municipal partnerships. Each year, thousands of citizen-diplomats, young and old, represent the United States around the world, promoting democracy and understanding.
For the past 25 years, the Fort Worth Sister Cities organization has been in the forefront of Sister Cities’ leadership, recognized nationally and internationally for its far-reaching, innovative model programs. Its continuously expanding international network now includes seven sister cities: Reggio Emilia, Italy; Nagaoka, Japan; Trier, Germany; Budapest, Hungary, Bandung, Indonesia, Toluca, Mexico and Mbabane,Swaziland.