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NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 1 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 1 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 1 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Foundation…

Jul 1 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

ESSENCE Festival…

Jul 2 - 2, 2015
The 2015 #BRINGTHELOVE Citywide Day of Service in New Orleans! Join… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 2 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

LIVE IMPROV WITH NOLA…

Jul 2 - 30, 2015
Improv Comedy with NOLA ComedySportz is great for all ages. The audience of a… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 2 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden After Hours…

Jul 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Alvin Youngblood Hart. more

Yappy Hour in the…

Jul 2 - 30, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 1 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… 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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