Jackson Square Sunset
Jackson Square Sunset
Jackson Square Sunset


The year 2018 will mark 300 years of New Orleans! Come and celebrate New Orleans' history, culture, and so much more.

December 31, 2017 
Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Official Countdown to Tricentennial - Music and Fireworks on the River

January 6, 2018 
King’s Day Celebration (parades), Fireworks for Kick-Off to Tricentennial Mardi Gras from River

January 7, 2018 
Tricentennial Mass at St. Louis Cathedral

February 23 – 24, 2018 
Ballets de Monte-Carlo presented by Monaco

February 28 - May 27, 2018 
New Orleans The Founding Era Exhibition at The Historic New Orleans Collection

March 8 - 11, 2018 
Making New Orleans Home Symposium

March 10, 2018
Up From the Streets Tricentennial Concert (Saenger)

April 5, 2018 
Dedication of Saxophone sculpture from Namur, Belgium

April 17, 2018 
Tricentennial Inter-Faith Prayer Service at St. Louis Cathedral

April 19 - 25, 2018 
Tricentennial NOLA Navy Week/Tall Ships of America

April 20 - 21, 2018 
International Weekend including official welcome to nations’ representatives
and internationaldinner at restored Gallier Hall

April 22, 2018 
Dedication of city wide murals, neighborhood celebrations and Tricentennial
Fireworks from City Park and River

May 6, 2018 
Tricentennial fireworks – Riverfront

Summer 2018 TBA 
Various festivals and fireworks

October 25, 2018 – January 27, 2019
New Orleans Museum of Art Duke of Orleans Exhibit (The Orleans Collection)

December 31, 2018 
Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Concert – closing fireworks on the River


For more information on the Tricentennial, please visit 

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