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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Jun 23 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

BB's Stage Door…

Jun 23 - 25, 2017
The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in this three-time… more

Beyond the Canvas:…

Jun 23 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Chicken on the Bone…

Jun 23 - Dec 6, 2017
Want to enjoy some nightlife? No trip to New Orleans is complete if you have… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Jun 23, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Jun 23 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Festigals 2017

Jun 23 - 24, 2017
FestiGals will return to the JW Marriott for its seventh  women's… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Jun 23 - 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

It's Only A Play

Jun 23 - 25, 2017
In an exciting partnership with the local, independent theatre company, The… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 23 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 23 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 23 - Sep 3, 2017
Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans showcases… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 23 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

Newcomb Art Museum -…

Jun 23 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Jun 23 - 25, 2017
West Texas, 1862. "Hero" is promised his freedom from slavery in… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Jun 23 - 23, 2017
Southern Rep Theatre will launch the second installment of the Lagniappe… more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Jun 23, 2017 - Jul 24, 2026
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

Storyville: Madams…

Jun 23 - Dec 9, 2017
Storyville: Madams and Music revives the sights and sounds of New Orleans's… more

The Historic New…

Jun 23 - Oct 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

The Irish Cultural…

Jun 23, 2017 - Jan 22, 2027
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Jun 23 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… 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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