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Upcoming Events

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“Awash with Color:…

Feb 7 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

18th Annual Dr.…

Feb 7 - Mar 31, 2016
Join us for the opening reception for the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King… more

2016 Mardi Grad…

Feb 7 - 9, 2016
Mardi Gras - 2016 Parade Schedule Sat,… more

Bacchus Bash

Feb 7 - 7, 2016
Bacchus Bash, the annual Mardi Gras extravaganza, returns Sunday, February 7.… more

Mama's Music

Feb 07, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

Mardi Gras Balcony…

Feb 7 - 9, 2016
MARDI GRAS BOURBON STREET BALCONY TICKETS 6 HOURS OPEN BAR, LOUISIANA BUFFET… more

Patriot, Planter,…

Feb 7 - Mar 20, 2016
NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre-Joseph… more

The Foundation…

Feb 7 - 28, 2016
*Opening Reception: January 15, 2016 - 6pm-10pm The Foundation Gallery will be… more

The Historic New…

Feb 7 - May 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The Photography of…

Feb 7 - Mar 1, 2016
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

Feb 7 - 21, 2016
Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim Youd will visit NOMA to perform the… more

Ultimate Louisiana…

Feb 7 - 9, 2016
This is a three-day festival from Feb 7th-9th, 2016. The Human Circuit plays… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Feb 08, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Krewe of Orpheus -…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Experience a side of Mardi Gras seldom seen by New Orleanians or visitors, and… more

Krewe of Orpheus…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Join us for the Orpheus Parade. Founded in 1993, the Krewe of Orpheus takes its… more

Lundi Gras at the…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
Join our Lundi Gras Celebration– kid style! Decorate your own king cake.… more

Mardi Gras Bourbon…

Feb 8 - 8, 2016
LIMITED VIP Mardi Gras Bourbon Street Balcony Tickets! Being "above the… more

Monday Blues

Feb 08, 2016 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

The Irish House…

Feb 08, 2016
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

The Maison Presents -…

Feb 08, 2016 - Jul 31, 2017
The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing… more

“Awash with Color:…

Feb 7 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… 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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