The Howard Hughes Corporation
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The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk
The free, annual Lundi Gras on the Mississippi celebration will feature live music, fireworks, local food vendors including Moe's BBQ and the official arrival of Rex, King of Carnival, to the Mardi Gras festivities. Continuing last year's tradition, Rex and his entourage will arrive at Riverwalk's Spanish Plaza aboard elegantly decorated vintage railroad cars.
Monday, February 27, 2017
- 12 - 6:30 p.m.
- 12:15 p.m. - King James & the Special Men
- 2:15 p.m. - Big Sam's Funky Nation featuring Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
- 4:15 p.m. - Cowboy Mouth
- 6:00 p.m. - Arrival of Rex, King of Carnival
The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk
500 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans
Parking Information for Local and National Media
Media visiting Riverwalk's Spanish Plaza during 2017 Lundi Gras on the Mississippi may park their satellite vehicle in a designated area on the Canal St. Lower Wharf. Access to the lower wharf will be granted by a stationed security guard on the day of the event. Only one vehicle will be permitted on the wharf per station. All credentialed media must pick up an access pass for the Canal St. Lower Wharf no later than Friday, February 24 at The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Management Office (Level B - next to Kay Jewelers Outlet). Please call Laura Gurievsky at 504-256-7169 to pick up your access pass in advance and to access the wharf on the day of the event.
Rex, King of Carnival, Media Opportunity Information
Rex, King of Carnival, will arrive at Riverwalk's Spanish Plaza at the Poydras St. entrance via train at 6 p.m. on Monday, February 27. All media will be granted access to a designated area approximately 10 feet from the train's door. Rex will be available for 2-3 minutes for media questions. For further information about this media opportunity, please contact Mark Romig at 504-284-8688.
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The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 15 states from New York to Hawai‘i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit www.howardhughes.com.
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