NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the City of New Orleans issued parking instructions and reminders in advance of events for the 40th Annual Bayou Classic scheduled for Thursday, November 28 through Saturday, November 30, 2013.
Bayou Classic Parade
On Thursday, November 28, 2013 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Bayou Classic Parade will depart from Sugar Bowl Drive and LaSalle Street onto LaSalle Street to Poydras Avenue, turn right on Poydras Street to Loyola Avenue, turn left on Loyola Avenue to Canal Street, turn right on Canal Street to North Peters Street, turn left on North Peters Street, turn left onto South Peters Street to Elysian Fields Avenue where the event will disband.
Battle of the Bands
On Friday, November 29, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the Battle of the Bands will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. There are no street closures for this event. Traffic will be regulated by detailed officers around the Superdome.
40th Annual Bayou Classic Football Game
On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 1:30 p.m., the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will host the 40th Annual Bayou Classic Football Game. There are no street closures for this event. Traffic will be regulated by detailed officers around the Superdome.
Parking enforcement personnel will be monitoring for illegal parking, including blocking hydrants, driveways and sidewalks, or parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk, intersection or stop signs. Motorists are also reminded to park in the direction of travel on one-way streets, and with the right wheel to the curb on two-way streets.
In addition, RTA services, including streetcar and bus service may be interrupted during these events. Details on route changes are available at www.norta.com.