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David Hansen's Garden…

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East of the…

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East of the…

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Heart of the House

Oct 19, 2017 - Jan 08, 2026
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Jazz in the Park

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22nd Annual Pasta &…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
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Boo at the Zoo

Oct 20 - 28, 2017
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Concerts in the…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular outdoor music series Concerts in… more

Golden State Warriors…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
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Magazine St. Art…

Oct 20, 2017
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The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk® Celebrates The 31st Year Of Lundi Gras On The Mississippi With Free Music, Fireworks And Arrival Of Rex, King Of Carnival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact:
Samantha Starr
DEVENEY
sstarr@deveney.com
504-949-3999, ext. 224


NEW ORLEANS
(February 14, 2017) - On Monday, Feb. 27, The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk®, a development of The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), will once again celebrate Carnival with Lundi Gras on the Mississippi. The public event will feature live music, fireworks, local food vendors and the official arrival of Rex, King of Carnival, to the Mardi Gras festivities. Continuing last year's tradition, Rex and his entourage will arrive at Riverwalk's Spanish Plaza aboard elegantly decorated vintage railroad cars.

This year's event features three legendary New Orleans bands - King James & the Special Men, Big Sam's Funky Nation featuring Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and Cowboy Mouth. After the concert, Rex will arrive at the Poydras Street entrance of Riverwalk.

Upon arrival, Rex will greet the thousands of visitors who have traditionally gathered at Riverwalk's Spanish Plaza to watch Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other local dignitaries celebrate Lundi Gras.

For many years, revelers witnessed The King of Carnival's arrival aboard the Royal Yacht (a Coast Guard cutter). However, since 2015, the event has added a dash of historical perspective by recreating scenes previously witnessed in the late 1880s, when Rex chose to arrive by train rather than by boat.

Lundi Gras on the Mississippi at Riverwalk's Spanish Plaza is a free event for attendees of all ages. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. No ice chests, skateboards, bicycles, pets or glass are allowed on Spanish Plaza during events. For more information on Lundi Gras on the Mississippi 2017, please visit www.riverwalkneworleans.com/events.

The 2017 Lundi Gras on the Mississippi event sponsors include: Fox 8 Live, New Orleans Baby Cakes, Bud Light, Pryotecnico, New Orleans Magazine, Coca-Cola and Messina's.

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Parking Information for Local and National Media
Media visiting Riverwalk's Spanish Plaza during 2017 Lundi Gras on the Mississippi may park their satellite vehicle in a designated area on the Canal St. Lower Wharf. Access to the lower wharf will be granted by a stationed security guard on the day of the event. Only one vehicle will be permitted on the wharf per station. All credentialed media must pick up an access pass for the Canal St. Lower Wharf no later than Friday, February 24 at The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Management Office (Level B - next to Kay Jewelers Outlet). Please call Laura Gurievsky at 504-256-7169 to pick up your access pass in advance and to access the wharf on the day of the event.

Rex, King of Carnival, Media Opportunity Information
Rex, King of Carnival, will arrive at Riverwalk's Spanish Plaza at the Poydras St. entrance via train in the 6 p.m. hour on Monday, February 27. All media will be granted access to a designated area approximately 10 feet from the train's door. Rex will be available for 2-3 minutes for media questions. For further information about this media opportunity, please contact Mark Romig at 504-284-8688.

About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 15 states from New York to Hawai‘i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit www.howardhughes.com.

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