Experience New Orleans’ greatest party at Shangri-La Hotel Doha this New Year’s Eve

Shangri-La Hotel Doha is bringing New Orleans’ most acclaimed party to Qatar this New Year’s Eve. The city-centre hotel’s ballroom will be transformed into a theatrical New Orleans’ style Mardi Gras carnival, where guests can enjoy flamboyant street entertainment.

From lively jazz musicians and mystifying magicians to attention-grabbing silt walkers and exciting death-defying acrobatic performances, guests will be treated to a night they will likely remember for a long, long time.

Shangri-La Hotel, Doha Mardi Gras NYE 2017Receiving a complimentary masquerade mask at the door, guest will enter a world of magical street style performances, delicious food and refreshments, and enjoy counting down to the New Year with a spectacular LED show. Featuring nine live street food stations offering tempting New Orleans inspired cuisine as well as a DJ, dancefloor and stage, the scene will be set for a truly memorable New Year’s Eve.

Speaking on this year’s special celebrations, Shangri-La Hotel Doha General Manager Alex Willates said they’re bringing the colourful and infamous New Orleans carnival to Doha, so that all can enjoy the magic of Mardi Gras.

This year, 2017, has been an exceptional year for Qatar, its people and our hotel. We aim to see out the year in style with our biggest and most exciting party yet.’

Synonymous with New Orleans for well over a century, Mardi Gras was brought to America by French-Canadian explorers. Today, the carnival brings visitors to New Orleans from all over the world, lauded for its colourful krewes (parade groups) and fabulous fun party atmosphere.

Shangri-La Hotel Doha’s Madri Gras New Year’s Eve party is on 31 December 2017, from 8 pm – 2 am. Guests can enjoy the carnival street party atmosphere with smart yet relaxed dress code. Tickets priced at QAR600 per person. This covers unlimited food and house beverages. Tickets are available through this link