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Bayou Classic Events

The Bayou Classic is more than a football game. The annual event is one of the Nations greatest college sports rivalries, bringing the fans and alumni of Grambling State University and Southern University to New Orleans each November. A week-long of events featuring the Parade, Greek Show & Battle of the Bands and Fan Festival culminates with Saturday's Bayou Classic football match-up. Listed below are our official events: 

 


 

MONDAY

Bayou Classic Press Conference

Monday, November 19, 2018

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

Gate A | Ground Level

10:00A

 


 

FRIDAY  

Coaches Luncheon (Invitation Only)

Friday, November 23, 2018

Hyatt Regency New Orleans 601 Loyola Avenue NOLA 70113

12:00N – 1:30P  

 

P&G Corporate Recruitment 

Friday, November 23, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave, NOLA 70113

Doors Open at 11:00AM 

 

Bayou Classic BizTech Challenge Presented by GE in Partnership with NexusLA

Friday, November 23, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave, NOLA 70113

Doors Open at 1:00PM 

 

Sponsor Reception (Invitation Only)

Friday, November 23, 2018

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

Doors Open at 5:00P

 

Greek Show Presented by Be The Match 

Battle of the Bands Presented by United State Marine Corps 

Friday, November 23, 2018

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

Doors Open at 6:00P | Show starts at 7:00P

 

 

 

SATURDAY  

 

Doc Griggs 2X Around the Dome 

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

8:00AM

 

Bayou Classic Parade Presented by Cricket Wireless in Partnership with French Market District

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Parade starts on Elysian Fields Ave. at N. Peters St. and finishes on Loyola Ave. at Perdido St.

9:30A

 

Fan Festival Presented by Cox 

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Champions Square Lasalle St, NOLA 70112

11:30A – 3:30P

 

The 45th Annual Bayou Classic

Grambling State University vs. Southern University

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

KICK-OFF at 4:00P

 

The Bayou Classic Halftime Show Presented by P&G Crest

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

Halftime Show of the 45th Annual Bayou Classic Football Game
 

 

 

 

 

Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center

 

1001 South Peters Street New Orleans, LA 70130
 
Phone: (504) 310-1017
 

Starting Rate: $169 / night

 


 

International House Hotel

 

221 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130

 

Phone: 1-800-633-5770

 

Starting Rate: $179 / night

 

 

 
535 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130
 
Phone: (504) 527-5271
 
Starting Rate: Market Rate + 10% Bayou Classic discount