Celebrate the 4th of July in New Orleans!


Free Dueling Barges Fireworks Display at 9:00 pm

 This unique salute to America's independence will feature a fireworks display from two barges over the Mighty Mississippi. Choreographed to stirring patriotic classics and simulcast on Magic 101.9 FM,  WWL 870 AM and 105.3 FM and  The dueling barges display paints beautiful strokes of radiant light with the sky as a canvas and color as the palette.



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On July 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2015, head to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium to celebrate the holiday! Get $4 off a single ticket adult or child admission purchase to the Aquarium or Butterfly Garden and Insectarium (excludes any combo offers or other discounts). Check out the new Great Maya Reef at the Aquarium.  See the butterfly garden at the Butterfly Garden and Insectarium located a short distance from the Aquarium on Canal Street.  Online coupon

The Shops at Jackson Brewery
View Shopping Differently!  Drop into the monumental Jackson Brewery for a taste of New Orleans history and shopping.  Located on the Mississippi River, Jackson Brewery offers two full floors of stores, kiosks, restaurants, bars and cafes.  Enjoy breathtaking views of historic New Orleans, and take home more than just memories. 
Shop in today.  
Monday - Saturday 9am-8pm; Sunday 10am-7pm 

N.O. Paddlewheels - Creole Queen
The PERFECT way to celebrate Independence Day is to join us aboard the authentic and award winning Paddlewheeler Creole Queen. Enjoy a Breathtaking View of the Magnificent July 4th Fireworks Show over the Mississippi River. 

Cruise boards from 8:00pm to 9:00pm, cruises until 11:00pm, and includes:
• July 4th Fireworks Show on the Mississippi
• Open House Brand Bar,
• Special July 4th Menu, and
• DJ Entertainment

July 4th Menu: Celebration Salad, Baked Beans, BBQ Chicken, Hot Dogs, Beef Brisket, Mama's Smashed Potatoes, Corn Nibblets, Watermelon Wedges, and Paddlewheeler Bread Pudding.

Only $129.00 per adult

$69 per youth (ages 6-12)

$20 per child (ages 3-5)

Book online at or call
504-529-4567 or 800-445-4109 to reserve.


Online Coupon (but not valid on Fireworks Cruise)

This premiere outlet shopping center located on the bank of the Mississippi River opened in May 2014, and features well-known national retailers like Coach Outlet, Neiman Marcus Last Call Studio, Tommy Bahama Outlet, Kenneth Cole Outlet and more. Local favorites, like Cafe du Monde, are also represented, giving an authentic New Orleans shopping experience. Indulge in this vibrant waterfront destination featuring upscale fashions at discounted prices, all in the heart of downtown New Orleans.
The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk 
  Online Coupon

Steamboat Natchez

Best View in town for the Fireworks Display!

Served on the authentic Steamboat Natchez, inclusive of narration, self guided tours of the steam engine room, music by the legendary Dukes of Dixieland, and a special "go Fourth on the River" picnic-style dinner buffet:


Roast Beef in Debris Gravy, Fried Fish, Creole Chicken Salad, French Fry, BBQ Pork

Black-eyed Pork-n-Beans

Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes with Debris Gravy

Sauteed Mushrooms (in roasted garlic and brandy)

Southwest Cole Slaw (Mesquite smoked onion, red wine vinegar and cumin)

Appalachian Pasta Salad

NATCHEZ Bread Puddingw/ white chocolate sauce

Open Beer, Wine and Soda Bar


Boarding in the heart of the French Quarter begins at 6:30 pm set sail at 7:30 pm, returning after the fireworks display and docking no later than 9:30 p.m. Reservations requested.

504-569-1401 or 800-233-2628 Coupon online
(Coupon not valid on Fireworks Cruise.)

The Westin New Orleans Canal Place

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