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14th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

2014 New Orleans…

Aug 2 - 3, 2014
Join us for the Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans… more

20th Anniversary…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) announces the annual Whitney… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 2 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

COOLinary New…

Aug 2 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Entergy IMAX Theatre…

Aug 2 - 21, 2014
Entergy IMAX Theatre and 3D Entertainment Distribution invite audiences on an… more

JPAS Summer Musical…

Aug 2 - 3, 2014
  THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR., based on the zany musical that has taken… more

Mecha Con

Aug 2 - 3, 2014
MechaCon was conceived as a revolutionary Anime convention experience,… more

Rolland Golden: An…

Aug 2 - 2, 2014
Opening August 2, 2014 more

The Farm To Table…

Aug 2 - 4, 2014
The symposium will bring together the leading practitioners in the growing… more

The Historic New…

Aug 2 - 3, 2014
The Historic New Orleans Collection's seventh annual New Orleans Antiques… more

Hotel New Orleans…

Aug 3 - 3, 2014
Join us for the Strut + Swim poolside fashion show with Fashion Week New… more

Justin Timberlake

Aug 3 - 3, 2014

National Farmers…

Aug 3 - 9, 2014

Sunday Swing…

Aug 3 - 3, 2014
Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing. Professional… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Aug 3 - 3, 2014
Join us for  Brazilian, Latin and American Music performed by the Clarinet… more

National Convention…

Aug 4 - 8, 2014
The National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses will be hosting a… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Aug 5 - 5, 2014
Join us for "Organ & Labyrinth" and candlelight with Albinas… more

FRANKIE VALLI AND THE…

Aug 6 - 6, 2014
The legendary Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will play Saenger Theatre on… more

14th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 3, 2014
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… 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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