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2015 AVP New Orleans…

May 22 - 24, 2015
The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to New Orleans this… more

48th Annual Gonzales…

May 22 - 22, 2015
The festival features World Champion Jambalaya served daily, live music and… more

Edgar Degas: The…

May 22 - 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 22 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 22 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

FOUR VOICES at the…

May 22 - 24, 2015
The Garden District Gallery is pleased to present FOUR VOICES featuring… more

Greek Festival

May 22 - 24, 2015
Every year descendents of one of the Western world's oldest cultures celebrate… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

May 22 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Le Petit Theatre…

May 22 - 23, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 22 - 22, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "The Boxtrolls" at… more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 22 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 22 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Irish House…

May 22 - 22, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Ruby Ross. more

The New Orleans Wine…

May 22 - 23, 2015
The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is one of the premiere events in… more

48th Annual Gonzales…

May 23 - 23, 2015
The festival features World Champion Jambalaya served daily, live music and… more

Freret Street Publiq…

May 23 - 23, 2015
Join us for live music with Big Deal Burlesque.   more

Neighborhood Pet…

May 23 - 23, 2015
 Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale, sponsored by the Louisiana… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 23 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 23 - 23, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patrick Cooper. more

48th Annual Gonzales…

May 24 - 24, 2015
The festival features World Champion Jambalaya served daily, live music and… more

2015 AVP New Orleans…

May 22 - 24, 2015
The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to New Orleans this… more

Port, Carnival to celebrate refurbished Conquest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Matthew Gresham
Office: (504) 528-3255
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Port, Carnival to celebrate refurbished Conquest

Statewide economic impact from cruise industry to be released

NEW ORLEANS- Carnival Cruise Lines and the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans will celebrate the return of the Carnival Conquest Sunday with a reception and charitable donation to the United Way of Southeast Louisiana on board the ship, which is fresh from a multi-million-dollar makeover. The refurbishment added a variety of exciting new features including an EA Sports Bar, Guy's Burger Joint (developed in partnership with Food Network star Guy Fieri, Punchliner Comedy Club presented by George Lopez, Red Frog Rum Bar and more.

Port officials will also announce record statewide economic impacts resulting from cruise industry spending in New Orleans.

What: Reception and presentation on board the Carnival Conquest to celebrate the ship's return from dry dock following a multi-million-dollar refurbishment.

When: Sunday, October 28. Check-in 10:30 a.m. Reception 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where: Erato Street Cruise Terminal, 1100 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans LA, 70130

Special Note: A valid, government-issued photo I.D. is required for boarding. Please RSVP to Joyce Oliva at JOliva@carnival.com, or 1-800-438-6744, ext. 16000.

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