Seating 87,500, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is one of the largest stadiums in the country. The dome is home to the New Orleans Saints football team and the Tulane University Green Wave. This stadium also hosts conventions, exhibits, concerts, and the occasional Super Bowl game.
Located adjacent to the Louisiana Superdome, this arena serves as a venue for concerts, festivals, conventions, banquets, exhibits and trade shows. It is also home to the New Orleans Hornets and a number of sporting events like the Nokia Sugar Bowl Basketball Classic. Check out the Smoothie King Center for some of New Orleans' biggest events.
This modern art exhibit center, located in a renovated warehouse, is the heart of the New Orleans' art community. The Contemporary Arts Center offers a series of seasonally rotating exhibitions, classes, lectures, performances, screenings, and concerts every year. The exhibits waver between traditional and alternative art forms with works from both local and national artists. The center also serves gourmet coffees and specialty wines as well as a variety of pastries and sandwiches.
Built in 1927 by Julian Saenger, Saenger Theatre has weathered through years in the Crescent City until Hurricane Katrina hit. Sustaining major damage, the theater went through a renovation in 2011. Reopening its doors in 2013, the theater has revitalized Canal Street and welcomed artists and Broadway shows like John Legend and Mama Mia. The interiors mimic a 15th-century Italian courtyard with columns, decorative moldings, and twinkling starlit ceiling.
There's something for all art lovers at Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. Whether you enjoy the high notes of an opera singer or the grace of a ballet dancer, this theater has something to offer you. The best of Broadway, as well as, several musicals are also presented here. So step into Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts to enjoy the best of art.
A success story of sorts, Tipitina's began as a simple juke joint and has since flourished into a popular music club with multiple outlets in New Orleans. The ardent fans of celebrated blues singer Professor Longhair would once come just to watch him perform. Today, Tipitina’s is an established music venue with a capacity of almost 1000 and stages concerts throughout the year. In past, the likes of Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kermit Ruffins, Tim McGraw, Goo Goo Dolls, and Widespread Panic have performed here.
The Conference Centre at the New Orleans Marriott has a large and flexible floor space suitable for any important meeting or conference. With brilliant business services along with a really good menu devised specially for grand events, this conference centre is one of the best in town.
A place that serves all event needs and at the same time caters to all genres of events is Rex Room. Located in a Gothic architecture stretched across two floors, the Rex Room has been styled in the Greek fashion. The wrap-around balcony that can hold 100 people, is its unique feature. The venue reflects a wooden touch in its decor and can accommodate around 200 guests in total. Catering primarily to private functions and social gatherings like weddings and cocktail parties, the room is also a popular choice for festivities and celebrations like Halloween feasts. Besides, food and drink arrangements are also offered on request. Call for further information.
Established in the year 1918, the Orpheum Theater has been listed on the U.S National Register of Historic Places. It was built in the Beaux Arts Style of architecture under the guidance of the architect G.Albert Lansburgh. The property was damaged due to the Hurricane Katrina, however, it was re-built and re-opened in 2015 with a performance by Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.
A very famous venue to host special events in New Orleans, Bourbon Vieux is said to be one of the best party locations in New Orleans. If you're planning a corporate or social event, the staff at Bourbon Vieux can arrange everything—music, theme, decoration and much more. The venue easily accommodates 500 guests when it comes to wedding receptions, and it has a extensive list of clients from big names in the corporate world to city celebrities. Its location overlooking Bourbon Street is also quintessential Crescent City at its finest.