Now through February 24, 2012, Cost Plus World Market ( worldmarket.com) is inviting its Facebook fans to enter for a chance to win a trip to New Orleans at facebook.com/worldmarket. One lucky grand prize winner will win a five-day trip for two to New Orleans, which includes airfare, hotel accommodations, chef’s tasting dinner, and a $1,000 World Market gift card. World Market celebrates the spirit of this lively city, known for its Mardi Gras parades and parties, by offering authentic New Orleans or “NOLA” products. Mardi Gras on February 21 is a time to celebrate the beginning of the Easter season with family and friends. To host your own celebration at home, World Market is your one-stop Mardi Gras party headquarters with authentic Creole foods and beverages including Café du Monde Beignet Mix, Louisiana Gold Green Pepper Sauce, Pat O’Brien’s World Famous Hurricane Mix, Aunt Sally’s Original Creamy Pralines, Zapp’s potato chips and Abita beer, as well as masks, beads, and more. Invite your friends and then as the locals say, laissez les bons temps rouler or let the good times roll! For information about Cost Plus World Market’s current promotions and events, please go to www.worldmarket.com. Keep up with Cost Plus World Market by following us on www.facebook.com/worldmarket and www.twitter.com/worldmarket. About Cost Plus World Market Cost Plus World Market ( www.worldmarket.com) operates 258 stores in 30 states under the names “World Market” and “Cost Plus World Market.” The store features an ever-changing selection of casual home décor and furnishings, housewares, gifts, jewelry, decorative accessories, over 500 international wines, gourmet foods and beverages offered at affordable prices and imported from more than 50 countries. Many items are unique and exclusive to World Market and are regularly supplied by an international network of individual and regional artisans developed over the Company’s more than 50 years in the import business.