This is New Orleans' Tricentennial Year and 4th of July in the Vieux Carré promises to be bigger and better than ever before! Stay right the heart of the fun at Hotel St. Marie, French Market Inn or the Hotel Provincial. The Go 4th on the River dueling barges fireworks show has been ranked the #5 "Must-See" Ffireworks Show in the U.S." by the American Pyrotech Asssociation. Come join the fun. Book your hotel in the French Quarter now.
Take the Canal Streetcar to City Park on Monday the 3rd and head to Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn to hear patriot tunes from the Marine Corps Band at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks from the Peristyle at 9 p.m. Burgers, hotdogs, beer, wine, soft drinks and snoballs will be available for purchase. Get the details.
At Go 4th on the River, fireworks shoot from two dueling barges on the Mississippi River in rhythm to patriotic tunes. Enjoy the show from Woldenberg Park, Jax Brewery, the Moonwalk or the Steamboat NATCHEZ. Fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. but go down at 6 p.m. to watch a red, white and blue water show from the General Roy S. Kelley fireboat. Learn more.
Join the crowd at the Shrine on Airline on July 4th when the New Orleans Baby Cakes go up against the Omaha Storm Chasers. Afterwards, enjoy the biggest postgame fireworks show of the year. Find out more.
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The dedicated and friendly staff of Hotel St. Marie will ensure you experience all of the best of New Orleans' many sights, sounds, and tastes.
The French Market Inn, New Orleans, La., is tucked away on the banks of the Mississippi River in the center of the French Quarter.