Summer is in full swing and the Fourth of July is upon us. Celebrate and honor America’s history with some of these awesome Fourth of July events in New Orleans
FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS IN NEW ORLEANS
Enjoy Patriotic music with the Marine Corps Band New Orleans and also some fireworks. Bring a blanket and some chairs as this event is on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn. There will be concessions available for purchase however, you can bring your own picnic if you would like. This event is on Tuesday, July 3rd from 7pm-9pm. This event is free.
Wednesday, July 4th, at 9pm. Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza along the New Orleans Riverfront. The Fireworks are also visible from the Algiers Levee.
4th Fest in Crescent Park
Wednesday, July 4th from 5-10pm. You will be able to see the fireworks from the barges. There will be live music and this event is free. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Independence Day at the Museum
Visit the WW2 Museum on July 4th. They are hosting several events that will be free and open to the public. The events are from 9am-5pm.
Steamboat Natchez Fourth of July
Have the best seats in the house from the fireworks on the dueling barges. There will be a DJ, a buffet, and an open bar. The cost is $99 for adults; $50 for children ages 6-12, and $25 for children ages 2-5. The cruise takes off on July 4th at 6:30pm. Visit www.steamboatnatchez.com for reservations.
FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS IN JEFFERSON PARISH
Uncle Sam Jam:
Tuesday, July 3rd, from 5pm-11pm. This event is at Lafreniere Park and is free. There will be live music, booths and much more.
New Orleans Baby Cakes vs. Oklahoma City Dodgers
Tuesday, July 3rd, at 7pm. Fireworks after the game.
FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA:
Sparks In the Park
Tuesday, July 3rd, from 7-9pm. Bring your chairs, picnic and blankets! Food and drink available for purchase. Fireworks at dusk. The event will take place at Bogue Falaya Park in Covington.
Light Up the Lake
Saturday, June 30th, from 5-9PM on the Mandeville Lakefront. At 10AM eating and drinking restrictions will be lifted and families will be allowed to have picnics all day. There will be a food court that will open at 5pm. Entertainment on the stage begins at 6pm. There will be a military tribute and Groovy 7 will also be playing. At the end of the evening there will be a fireworks display over Lake Pontchartrain. The Rain Date is set for Sunday, July 1st.
Saturday, June 30th, from 4-11pm. Music from Bag of Donuts, 7 Bridges, etc . Fireworks start at 9pm. Bring your chairs and your appetite. There will be plenty of food vendors, and a children’s area which includes lots of prizes. This event is at Heritage Park and tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12. Children 3 and younger are admitted free.
St. Charles Parish Independence Day Celebration
Tuesday, July 3rd, from 6-9pm. Entertainment, children’s activities, fireworks and more. Chairs, drinks and ice chest permitted. No pets or glass bottles. West Bank Bridge Park, Luling.
St. Bernard Salutes America
Wednesday, July 4th from 4:30- 10pm. There will be local vendors selling food, drinks and much more. The fireworks will be at the end of the night. This event is held on the Frederick J. Sigur Civic Center Grounds and is free.
Wednesday, July 4th. This event starts at noon and ends with fireworks at 8:30pm. There will be a parade, beauty pageant, games, contests and much more. This event takes place at the Madisonville Riverfront and the admission is free.
First Annual Bayou Country Children’s Museum 4th of July Event
This event is on Saturday, June 30th from 10am-2pm. The admission is $5. There will be carnival games, a photo booth, food and sweet treats. This event is at the Bayou Country Children’s Museum in Thibodaux.
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