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15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Anthony Bean…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Experience over 80 youth giving an electrifying performance in tribute to the… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for the opening reception for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 2 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 2 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 2 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held in the… more

The Historic New…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

The Sweat Social…

Aug 2 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

American Recovery…

Aug 6 - 8, 2015
The American Recovery Association (ARA) and Harding Brooks Associates, LLC… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Aug 6 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Aug 6 - 27, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Chef's Taste Challenge

Aug 7 - 7, 2015
The Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge (CTC), scheduled for August 7, 2015 at… more

Dirty Linen Night

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Not to be outdone by White Linen Night, Royal Street merchants decided to… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held at… more

Opening Reception -…

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Join us for the opening reception  at The Foundation Gallery for the… more

Red Dress Run 2015

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
The Annual Red Dress Run through the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans is… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 8 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Port Announces Schedule Changes To Access Stations Due To Mardi Gras Parades

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Matt Gresham

504-528-3255


Port Announces Schedule Changes To Access Stations Due To Mardi Gras Parades

Cruise Passengers, Port Truck Traffic To Be Unaffected

New Orleans-Due to the Mardi Gras Season and parades forming on Napoleon Avenue and Tchoupitoulas Street, the Port of New Orleans will make the following schedule changes to facility access stations. Port truck traffic may continue to access the Clarence Henry Truckway at Felicity Street uninterrupted throughout the schedule changes, as will cruise passengers normally accessing the Erato Street Cruise Terminal and the Julia Street Cruise Terminal. However, the following changes will be in place for the Napoleon Ave. and Nashville Ave. gates:

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2013, the Napoleon Ave. gate will close at 4 p.m. and the Nashville Ave. gate will become the 24-hour gate until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at which time the Nashville Ave. gate will return to its normal 12-hour schedule of 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.   
  • Thursday, February 7, 2013, the Napoleon Ave. gate closes at 4 p.m. and the Nashville Ave. gate will be the 24-hour gate.
  • Friday, February 8, 2013, the Napoleon Ave. gate closes at 4 p.m. and the Nashville Ave. gate will be the 24 hour gate.
  • Saturday, February 9, 2013, Napoleon Ave. gate is closed and Nashville Ave. will be the 24-hour gate.
  •   Sunday, February 10, 2013, Napoleon Ave. gate is closed and Nashville Ave. will be the 24-hour gate.
  • Monday, February 11, 2013, Napoleon Ave. gate closes at 4 p.m. and Nashville Ave. will be the 24-hour gate.
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2013, Napoleon Ave. gate is closed and Nashville Ave. will be the 24-hour gate.
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013, Napoleon Ave Gate opens at 6AM and resumes access as a 24 hour gate.  Nashville will close at 6:00pm and will again begin operating on a 12 hour schedule.   

The parades and their routes can be located online at the following website; http://www.mardigrasneworleans.com/

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