Annual Mardi Gras Ball & Cajun Cook Off

Annual Mardi Gras Ball & Cajun Cook Off

Mardi Gras Ball

Come enjoy the Tastes of New Orleans, samples of classic Cajun dishes and King Cake. Keeping in tradition of Mardi Gras celebrations, if you’re lucky enough to find the baby in your piece of the King Cake, you get a special selected bottle of wine. Kevin is cooking up his favorite jambalaya recipe, get you taste buds ready. The Gifted Ferret has also created a special Mocktail just for this event. This event wouldn't be right if we didn't do our door prizes that come straight from the French Quarter, so be prepared. Get ready for a colorful event full of beads and lots of fun and food! 

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We invite you to cook and share your favorite Cajun dishes with our Cajun Cook-Off. Participants will receive a Thank You gift and the winner of the contest will be crowned Cook King and all the bragging rights that come with it.

Join our Woodstock Krewe of Corkscrews and be sure to dress up in Carnival Attire. All festively dressed Mardi Gras attendees will receive a free general admission 3 ticket to a future standard wine tasting good through the end of the summer. Plus someone will get crowned the King and Queen of the Ball and that could be you!

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Usable Cover Information:

cover cashThe Usable Cover portion of your ticket is referred to as Cover Cash. Each person will receive their cover cash card at time of check in for $5 per ticket and the cover cash is good only during the event for store purchases (excluding additional wine flight tastings). Any cover cash not used during the event will be non-refunded and will be automatically accepted as a tip.


 Wine Tasting Terms of Use Information:termsofuse.jpg

If an emergency arises and you cannot attend the event date you selected to attend, you can use it at any publicly scheduled same type of event within the next 6 months by contacting the store to make arrangements. After 6 months your unused event tickets will be surrendered. All guests must adhere to The Gifted Ferret Wine Tastings Policy.

*In the rare case that management approves a refund for a paid event because the guest can not use the tickets in the future, there will be a 10% refund fee to pay for credit card fees associated with your initial ticket purchase and refund amounts that are paid to the credit card processing company. 

Registration to this event means that you accept the terms of use. 


Event Information

Event Date 02-18-2023 5:00 pm
Event End Date 02-18-2023 8:00 pm
Capacity 40
Registered 30
Available Place 10
Individual Price Starting at $15
Tasty Tasting Menu Gourmet Grand Truffles
Location The Gifted Ferret
Categories Mardi Gras Ball, Wine Tasting, Specialty Wine Tasting

Venue Information - The Gifted Ferret

The Gifted Ferret is known for its vast number of events and they are as unique as our guests. Remember, when you are attending any of our events, you are always part of The Gifted Ferret Family, so make yourself at home.

Reservations are suggested to guarantee your attendance and some events require pre-paid tickets. Most events offer a discounted rate if pre-purchased on our website. We offer Moonlight Movie & Tastings, Wine Tastings, Wine Tasting BINGO, Sip & Paint Wine Therapy, Food & Wine Pairings, Wine Classes, Specialty Tasting Parties and Private Events.



Pouring Tastings Selections

ribbon greetings welcome


Cajun Cook Off Sampling

5:45pm - 7:30pm

Door Prizes


Crowning King & Queen and their Krewe


Cajun Cook Off Winner Announced

7pm - ?


dancing with wine

Let the Music Play!


Last Call

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Bar Closed

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Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price Available Place
General Admission 3

General Admission 3 Ticket get you access to the Wine Tasting Event for one person with 3 Tasting Tickets and a $5 Useable Cover Cash good for any purchase during the event.

$20.00 10
General Admission 6

General Admission 6 Ticket get you access to the Wine Tasting Event for one person with 6 Tasting Tickets and a $5 Useable Cover Cash good for any purchase during the event.

$25.00 5

VIP Ticket get you access to the Wine Tasting Event for one person / 6 Tasting Tickets / 1 Grand Chocolate Truffle / 20% Off your entire shopping at the end of the event / $5 Useable Cover Cash good for any purchase during the event / A Thank You Gift that can be used on your next visit.

$35.00 18
* Keep Commemorative Wine Glass

Keep Commemorative Wine Glass as a Souvenir.

$2.50 10

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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Charcuterie Menu

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Store Hours

Pre Purchased Early Bird Discount Tickets are highly recommended for all events to ensure availability to the event and venue.

Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 11 - 7pm
Friday 11 - 7pm
Saturday 11 - 7pm
Wine Tasting @ 5pm

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