Attractions

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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. The dueling barges display paints beautiful strokes of radiant light with thesky as a canvas and color as the palette.

You can also watch the fireworks live on wwl.com!

Sponsoring Attractions:

AUDUBON AQUARIUM OF THE AMERICAS

Head to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium to celebrate the holiday weekend! From Jun 30-July 3 get $4 off a single ticket adult or child admission purchase to the Aquarium or Butterfly Garden and Insectarium (see coupon on Coupon page -- 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

ThePERFECT way to celebrate Independence Day is to join us aboard theauthentic and award winning Paddlewheeler CreoleQueen. Enjoy aBreathtaking View of the Magnificent July 4th Fireworks Show over theMississippi River.
Cruise boards from 8:00pm to 9:00pm, cruises until 11:00pm, and includes:

July 4th Menu:CelebrationSalad, Baked Beans, BBQ Chicken, Hot Dogs, Beef Brisket, Mama's SmashedPotatoes, 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 www.creolequeen.com or call
504-529-4567or 800-445-4109 to reserve.

Online Coupon (but not valid on Fireworks Cruise)

The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk

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.

Online Coupon

Crescent Park at French Market

"Go 4th to Crescent Park"

At 5:00 p.m. inCrescent ParktheFrench Market Districtwill feature free live performances byCategory 6,Revival,DJs EagleandMajik Mike and the Pan Vibrationsleading up to the 9:00 p.m. Dueling Barges Fireworks Show. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own chairs to enjoy the show. (Coolers, glass, and tents are not allowed.) Visitwww.FrenchMarket.orgfor schedule details.

The French Market District will also present the second annualFireworks Photography WorkshopwithZack Smith Photographyin Crescent Park. Participants are guaranteed a VIP riverfront viewing area to photograph the 9:00 p.m. fireworks show and learn about unique techniques to get the best photos ever! Register atwww.ZackSmith.com.

Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. To support the park, no outside food, beverages or coolers will be allowed. Chairs are welcome! There will be security checkpoints at all three entrances to the park; Bartholomew Street, Piety Street and Mandeville Street. Parking in Crescent Park lots will be $15 a car and will fill up fast!

http://crescentparknola.org/

Zack Smith Photography Workshop

http://www.zacksmith.com/zack- smith-photography-how-to-photograph-fireworks/

Learn how to photograph fireworks on July 4th in New Orleans! Zack Smith Photography Workshops invites you to a special one-night-only Firework Photography Workshop! A few selected participants’ images will be used with photo credit for the Go 4th on the River website. Zack Smith has been teaching long-exposure night photography in New Orleans for 13 years and will show you how to shoot fireworks using the proper gear and camera settings to get your best images ever! Join us as we go through the fundamentals of getting great firework photography with the City of New Orleans as our backdrop! Sign up at http://www.zacksmith.com/zack-smith-photography-how-to-photograph-fireworks/

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Go 4th on the River "Park & Stay" Package

Drive to New Orleans, park the car and walk to all of the top attractions from Hilton New Orleans Riverside!

This parking package gives you the freedom to explore downtown New Orleans on foot or by streetcar without the hassle of finding parking spots. Enjoy walking the city, or ride the historic streetcars to your favorite destinations.

Guests who book this offer enjoy:

Overnight accommodations

Self-parking included in the rate with in and out privileges for one vehicle per night at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside garag

Complimentary lobby WiFi and complimentary in-room WiFi for all HHonors members

Click here to book your special room & parking package --http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/louisiana/hilton-new-orleans-riverside-MSYNHHH/offers/100091470.htm

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:

Po’Boy and Hot Dog Station

All Beef Hebrew National Hot Dogs
Cochon de Lait
Beef Debris and Gravy
(Assortment of condiments which include pistolettes, spicy slaw, truffled slaw, sauerkraut, pickle relish, ketchup, diced onions, garlic mayonnaise, Creole and Dijon mustard)

Salads

Red Bliss Potato Salad
Macaroni Salad
With peas and cheddar
Fireworks Salad
Watermelon and tomato
Coleslaw

BBQ and More

Cola and Molasses Glazed Chicken on braised greens
Cajun Fried Fish Strips With a Tabasco aioli
Hushpuppies
Corn on the Cob
BBQ Baked Beans

Dessert

NATCHEZ Bread Pudding
A New Orleans soufflé of La Louisiane® French bread, white chocolate chips, eggs, cream, vanilla and cinnamon with a vanilla Bourbon milk punch
Apple Cobbler
Selection of Ice Cream and Toppings

Open Beer, Wine and Soda Bar

Domestic can & draft beer, house wine and Coca Cola® products

Price $99.00/adults; $50 children 6-12 yrs; $25 kids 2-5 yrs

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.

Book online at www.SteamboatNatchez.com or call 504-569-1401 or 800-233-2628

Coupon online (Coupon not valid on Fireworks Cruise.)

The Westin New Orleans Canal Place

Enjoy the spectacular fireworks on the Mississippi and then a fun stay overnight at the Westin Canal Place. Click this link for special July 4 rate!