15th Annual Mardi Gras

Feb 25-Feb 26
10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Location ALL 16 WINERIES

This event is sold out!


Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling food and wine pairings. Compete in a scavenger hunt for a chance to win a mixed case of CLWT wine! Chances to win prizes at each location. 

Saturday 10-5pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating.
Sunday 10-5pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating.




Make sure to hand in your ticket to be eligible to win one of our Grand Prizes:

The Hotel Ithaca
Finger Lakes Winery Tours
Deerhead Lakeside Restaurant & Bar
Cobtree Vacation Rental Resort
La Tourelle
Cayuga Lake Cabins
34 State "Historic Luxury Suites"
10 Fitch Luxurious Romantic Inn
Finger Lakes Wine Fest


Each ticket is good for the whole weekend, to visit each winery once.

Single tickets are $35 and include:

  • 1 souvenir wine glass
  • 1 wine and food pairing at each winery
  • 3 additional wine tastings per winery
  • 1 recipe collection
  • Beads at each winery
  • A chance to win a prize at each winery

Discounted designated driver tickets are available. The DD gets all the same perks as a regular ticket, minus the wine.  They also get a DD travel mug, rather than a wine glass. $17.50 for a single.

Be sure to buy your tickets early, we have a limited amount available.

Tickets can also be purchased by calling 800-684-5217.

Packages that offer tickets, transportation and accommodations are also available.

When ordering tickets, will you be asked to choose a specific starting point. This is where you’ll start the event and be given your wine glass, scavenger hunt card and your recipe collection.

If you’re part of a large group (15+), we ask that you contact the office prior to ordering your tickets; to be sure the whole group can be accommodated at a starting point. If you purchased your ticket separately from your group, please notify the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail office at 800-684-5217 or info@cayugawinetrail.com so we can make sure that you have the same starting point.

For large groups, we also offer itineraries to ensure smooth flow of the buses throughout the day. Please contact the trail office to order your tickets and get your itinerary started.

We reserve the right to limit the number of large groups purchasing tickets.

Tickets to our events CANNOT be REFUNDED.

Downloadable Info Sheet

Tickets ordered after 2/20/17 will not be mailed out. They will be available for pick-up at your designated starting winery.

This event is proudly sponsored by Finger Lakes Radio Group, The Wall 101.7

Coffee donated by Gimme! Coffee