2014 New Orleans Host Committee Announces Successful NBA All-Star Game

The New Orleans NBA All-Star Host Committee announced today that the 63rd annual NBA All-Star drew more than 50,000 visitors to New Orleans and had an estimated economic impact of almost $90 million for the Crescent City.

The game may have come down to the last minute with the Eastern Conference All-Stars defeating the Western Conference All-Stars by a record score of 163-155 at the newly christened Smoothie King Center, but perhaps the City of New Orleans and State of Louisiana were the biggest winners, benefiting from the national and international media attention, the positive economic impact of the event and heartfelt community service that has become a trademark of the NBA and its All-Star week.

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2014 NBA All-Star Parking Instructions and Traffic Restrictions Reminder

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, in anticipation of preparations for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game events scheduled for the weekend of February 14-16, 2014, the City of New Orleans announced the 2014 NBA All-Star Game Traffic Plan. Starting on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 8:00 a.m., the following roads will be closed around the Smoothie King Center (formally known as the New Orleans Arena):

NOLA to Host 2015 USAV Girls’ Junior National Championships!

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 17, 2014) – USA Volleyball is proud to announce the City of New Orleans will host the 2015 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships (GJNC) June 23 to July 2 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center, which is expected to bring an estimated economic impact of $23 million to the city.

WWE On Sale Party this Friday!


One day before WrestleMania XXX tickets are made available to the general public, you can score seats to The Grandest Stage of Them All at the official On-Sale Party Friday, Nov. 15, at Champions Square in New Orleans!

2014 All-Star Host Committee Co-Chairs Announced

NEW ORLEANS (November 12, 2013) – The New Orleans NBA All-Star Host Committee and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation officially welcomed All-Star co-chairs Avery Johnson, ESPN, and Rita Benson LeBlanc, Vice Chairman, New Orleans Pelicans and New Orleans Saints, at a press conference today.

New Orleans to Bid on 2018 Super Bowl

New Orleans Officially Begins Bid Process for 2018 Super Bowl


NEW ORLEANS – Oct. 8, 2013 – Following in the footsteps of the city’s tenth and most successful Super Bowl earlier this year, New Orleans is set to bid to host Super Bowl LII, in 2018.

The New Orleans Saints and Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation will officially begin the bid process to host an NFL record 11th Super Bowl in 2018, while celebrating the Tri-centennial of the city.