Events

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Free Live Performances in Crescent Park in the French Market District

5:00 PM

At 5:00 p.m. in Crescent Park the French Market District will feature free live performances by Category 6, Revival, DJs Eagle and Majik Mike and the Pan Vibrations leading 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.) Visit www.FrenchMarket.org for schedule details.

The French Market District will also present the second annual Fireworks Photography Workshop with Zack Smith Photography in 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 at www.ZackSmith.com.


Free Dueling Barges Fireworks Display along the historic New Orleans Riverfront

9:00 PM

This unique salute to America's Independence will feature a fireworks display from two barges over the Mighty Mississippi (between Gov. Nichols St. Wharf and Canal St. Dock) and can be seen from both banks of the river.


Download the app!

NEW FEATURE THIS YEAR FOR THE 9 pm FIREWORKS OVER THE MISSISSIPPI!
DOWNLOAD THE APP TO HEAR THE CHOREOGRAPHED FIREWORKS MUSIC.

The fireworks show is choreographed to a medley of patriotic songs. This year the Riverfront Marketing Group, through J & M Displays, will provide an iPhone and Android app that will allow anyone who downloads the app to hear the show music in real time in sync to the fireworks.

The app can be downloaded by going to www.jandmdisplays.com/app.html or scan the QR code below.

QR Code for App