16th Annual Delaware Tech Mardi Gras, Saturday, March 7, 2020

An Evening of Mardi Gras

Saturday, March 7, 2020, 7pm-11pm

300 North Orange Street, Wilmington

An Evening of Mardi Gras is the Stanton and Wilmington Campuses’ largest fundraiser to support student scholarships. Guests will be treated to exceptional New Orleans-style music, entertainment, and food, as well as glass painting, craft beer tasting, tarot card reading, a comedy show, and dancing. Over the past 15 years, the event has raised more than $1.5 million, which is used to help students in need pay for tuition, books, and other essentials while attending Delaware Tech.

We are featuring an exciting new addition this year – online bidding for our silent auction as well as purchase of raffle tickets, the wine wall, and Bubbles and Bling.

To get to the fun faster, please visit our URL for the event: bidpal.net/deltechmg2020 and click "Sign In" on the top right of the screen. Register for an account and you will be ready to bid on silent auction items beginning Saturday, March 7 at 9 a.m. Our black and white license tag raffle is already available for purchase.

If you have any technical issues, we will have plenty of staff on-hand to assist you at our event. A credit card will be required for purchases.

Purchase Tickets

Individual Tickets: $125 | Alumni Tickets: $75

Become a sponsor

Corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities range from $300-$15,000.
Sponsorship Opportunities Brochure (PDF)

Link to Mardi Gras Facebook Event RSVP

Special Features

This year’s event will feature several enhancements to the fun! Prepare to win!

  • Silent Auction – Our silent auction features the opportunity to bid on vacation packages, sports memorabilia, gift cards, and more. Credit card payments accepted.
  • Cooler of Cheer – Purchase a $5 raffle ticket for a chance to win a cooler full of wine, beer, and spirits valued at over $500.
  • Wine Wall – Purchase a wrapped bottle of wine for $20. Your mystery bottle will be sure to please, and there are several high-value bottles in the mix.
  • Bubbles and Bling – Our Bubbles and Bling fundraiser will raise your spirits and put a sparkle in your eye. Purchase a champagne split for $50 and you will have the chance to win a pair of diamond earrings.

Black and White License Tag Raffle

Proceeds from this raffle will benefit student scholarships! Raffle tickets are $10 each. The winner will be announced on March 13, 2020. The winner is responsible for all transfer fees and the transfer must be completed within 60 days of the drawing.

Purchase a Raffle Ticket

Black license plate DEL. C5485 to be raffled.


Delaware Tech dedicates its resources to helping students and the business community by providing programs that are career-relevant in the 21st century workplace. In this way, the College supports the state’s diverse economy and continues to make a difference in the lives of all Delawareans.

Sponsorship and Donations

Proceeds from the Mardi Gras event are directed to Delaware Tech’s Educational Foundation which assists students struggling to afford the cost of their education.

Sponsorship and Donations

Participating Restaurants

Enjoy the evening with a taste of some of the best food and drinks from a variety of area restaurants and our own Delaware Tech culinary arts team.

Participating Restaurants