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Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 02, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Open Mic Night at…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Come on down to 125 Bourbon Street and celebrate with good music, food and… more

Special Presentation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for a  Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment"… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… 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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