Carnival Themed ‘MARDI GRAS’ Cruise

March 5, 2014 @ 12:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Odyssey at the Waterfront
600 Water Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20024

In honor of New Orleans’ most colorful and celebrated festival – Mardi Gras – Entertainment Cruises ( – Washington D.C.’s quintessential experience on the water – is celebrating the lively celebration with its first ever Mardi Gras Cruise aboard the luxurious glass-enclosed Odyssey on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014.

Boarding at 6:00pm, cruising from 7:00pm-10:00pm, and priced at $104.90 per person* Mardi Gras goers will be welcomed aboard with FatTuesday festival-themed décor and favors including beads and masks, enjoy one-of-a-kind views of Washington D.C. and its historic monuments at night, live music, full (cash) bar offering beer, wine and cocktails (don’t forget to order a Sazerac, one of New Orleans’ most famous cocktails!), festive fare including savory favorites Gumbo and Shrimp Étouffée, and King Cake for a sweet finish to an entertaining and interactive evening along the Potomac.   

*Menu and prices are subject to change. Prices do not include taxes or fees. Menus, times and prices are subject to change.





Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

1st Course

Farmer’s Market Salad



Chicken Andouille sausage in a thick roux, seasoned with a mixture of fresh & dried spices, sautéed bell peppers, celery & green onion. Served over rice.

2nd Course

Roasted Chicken

Pan-roasted Chicken Breast infused with a traditional Moroccan Chermoula Seasoning and topped with Harissa sauce served with a Citrus Couscous and Fresh Bok Choy


Grilled Salmon

Fresh Grilled Salmon topped with a Ragout of Braised Cherry Tomatoes and Black Olives served with Sautéed Spinach


Shrimp Etouffee

Jumbo shrimp braised in a spicy tomato & roasted vegetable broth served over rice


Short Ribs

Grilled and Slow Cooked Boneless Beef Short Ribs with Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Baby Carrots and finished with a Cabernet Wine Demi-Glace


Pork Loin

Savory Peach Bourbon Glazed Pork Loin with Sautéed Green Beans and Sweet Potato Hash


Vegetable Napoleon

Layered Portobello Mushroom, Roasted Red Peppers, Zucchini, Eggplant, Summer Squash and Tofu grilled atop tomato coulis

3rd Course

King Cake

Cinnamon flavored cake topped with colorful icing – a Mardi Gras tradition!


New York Style Cheesecake

Topped with Fresh Strawberries and drizzled with Milk Chocolate


Odyssey’s Signature Decadent Chocolate Truffle Torte

Rich Double Layer of Chocolate Cake Filled with Chocolate Mousse covered in a smooth Dark Chocolate Ganache


*Additional Information, Images, Interviews, Recipes, & Experiences Available Upon Request*


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