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New Orleans shows how to Super Bowl

We ventured downtown between Mardi Gras parades this weekend and got a sneak peek at what the rest of this week will offer for locals and our visitors. You can read more about this in the Super Bowl Fan Guide pull out in the Gambit or at www.nolasuperbowl.com

This past Saturday, the ladies from “The Talk” put on their uniforms and set up to film their show in Jackson Square all this week.

SuperBowl New Orleans

Getting ready to start filming The View in Jackson Square

Starting Wednesday: The NFL Experience is described as a Pro football interactive theme park. At the Convention Center from 3-10pm each day. Tickets are $20-$47.

Starting Thursday:  Verizon Super Bowl Boulevard in Woldenberg Park along the Mississippi River offers local music, food and national television broadcasts.  Free.

French Quarter gets Superbowled

Entrance to Jackson Square looks a little different these days!

Thursday: The Super Bowl XLVII Roman Numerals Arrival Show. The glowing numerals are arriving by barge along the Mississippi River and will feature a fireworks display and music.  6-midnight. Free.

Friday:  Community Service to renovate homes in Algiers and McClendonville Neighborhood.  Rebuilding Together.

Saturday:  Super Saturday of Service at 5 sites:  tree planting, energy efficient lights, shoes for youth, and playground building with a celebration of music food and fun at the end.  8am-1pm

Super Bowl Preparations in Jackson Square

The Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square

There’s more, a whole lot more going on as our beautiful city shows it knows how to host a bigger than life party.  We’ll post updates on our facebook page from staff and guests as the experiences happen.

The Grand Victorian wishes to welcome all Super Bowl visitors, especially our guests,  from your home away from home in New Orleans historic garden district!

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