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Upcoming Events

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“A Building With A…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
In 1974, roughly two years before the founding of the CAC, the artist Gordon… more

Closing Celebration…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
The New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice and the New Orleans People's… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Sep 30, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

First Annual…

Sep 30 - Oct 4, 2016
Come out and learn the role the Black Panther Party played in the recovery of… more

FREEMAN'S OWN: A…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
As a follow-up to the panel discussion and book signing with editor John… more

Historic New Orleans…

Sep 30, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

House of Blues…

Sep 30 - Dec 30, 2016
Every Friday join us in the Voodoo Garden for live music, beer and drink… more

Music Box Village…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
On Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st, 2016, New Orleans Airlift… more

New Orleans Funk Band…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
NOISEWATER is a New Orleans funk rock band comprised of musicians from a… more

Pippin

Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016
In the carnival circus of Charlemagne’s crusades, the young prince Pippin… more

Scales & Ales

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Soak up the sights and sounds at the 7th annual Scales & Ales event … more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

The Franchise

Sep 30 - Dec 30, 2016
The best of the cream of the crop. A showcase of the heavyweights. The… more

The Lipstick: FLOCK

Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2016
Premiering at the CAC, The Lipstick is a provocative dance performance… more

Ultimate Lindy Hop…

Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2016
Come experience the wonders of our magical traditional jazz, blues, and swing… more

28th Annual Car Show

Oct 1 - 1, 2016
Join us for The 28th Annual Car Show, put on by the St. Bernard Antique Auto… more

Art for "Arf's" Sake

Oct 1 - 1, 2016
Art for Arf's Sakes" will be held at the NO Fleas Market,  during… more

Art for Arts Sake…

Oct 1 - 1, 2016
Art for Art's Sake is an annual arts walk event in the downtown arts district.… more

Art for Arts' Sake

Oct 1 - 1, 2016
Created by the Contemporary Arts Center in 1980, this annual rite of fall has… more

Backyard Grooves

Oct 01, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

“A Building With A…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
In 1974, roughly two years before the founding of the CAC, the artist Gordon… more

Fourth of July Dueling Barges Fireworks Show to Illuminate the Mighty Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: DEBRA L. BRESLER, COORDINATOR
(985) 630-4604

Fourth of July Dueling Barges Fireworks Show to Illuminate the Mighty Mississippi


New Orleans, LA - The Riverfront Marketing Group invites you to come down by the riverside to elebrate the 4th of July at the 23rd annual Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Show. This year's display is presented by Chevron, Versabar Inc., Zito Companies, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, Budweiser, and Home Bank and media sponsors ExperienceNewOrleans.com, Magic 101.9 and WWL AM, FM and .com, and WWL-TV Channel 4, plus seventeen other sponsors.

The Riverfront Marketing Group is proud to partner this year with Support Our War Heroes,
a Greater New Orleans-based 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to assist military members in our region who sustained life-altering injuries in service in Iraq and Afghanistan. To make a donation, log on to www.SupportOurWarHeroes.org.

Selected as a TOP 20 EVENT by the Southeast Tourism Society, the 2013 celebration on the
historic New Orleans riverfront will feature the unique dueling barges fireworks show over the Mighty Mississippi at 9:00 p.m., which can be viewed from both sides of the river from the Riverwalk to the French Market.

Ranked by the American Pyrotechnics Association as one of the "TOP FIVE MUST-SEE
FIREWORKS DISPLAYS IN THE U.S.," this year's fireworks show will feature unique nautical
floating shells that when launched will land in the water creating a towering
glittering fountain of shimmering sparks and cascading color. Each effect will create
an incredible reflective presentation on the river's surface.

Bring your radios to the river as Magic 101.9, WWL 870 AM and FM, and WWL.com simulcast
the dynamic fireworks show choreographed to stirring patriotic music and heard in 38 states in the U.S.

Ample parking is available at Harrah's, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, the French Market,
the Garage at Canal Place, and the JAX parking lots.

For valuable coupon offers and more, log on to Go4thontheRiver.com and remember
SupportOurWarHeroes.org!


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