2022 bayou classic events
welcome Press Conference
Presented by the downtown development district
Business at bayou classic
A Black Business Showcase in partnership with the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Networking * Technical Assistance * Business Marketplace
Business at Bayou is a business expo that showcases nonprofit, corporate, and local businesses. Students, Alumni, and Visitors are invited to stop by the Business at Bayou to purchase items from small black businesses and learn more about networking opportunities.
Presented by NBC SPORTS
NBCU Academy will be conducting a seminar during the Bayou Classic with select students from Xavier University of Louisiana, Grambling State University, Southern University and A&M College, Dillard University and Southern University at New Orleans. Students will hear from NBCU Academy and NBC Sports leaders on their career paths, industry insight and a robust presentation on professional development. This event will take place from 10:30-11:45 am CT on Friday November 25 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis.
Bayou CLassic COaches luncheon (invite only)
Bayou Classic Vendor Village
Greek Show & Battle of the Bands
greek show Presented by Procter & Gamble
Battle of the Bands Presented by CDW
Annual Bayou Classic Parade
2nd Annual Special Olympics Louisiana Unified Flag Football Rivalry Game
Annual Bayou Classic Fan festival
Embrace the Culture Fan Fest Stage, Presented by the City of New Orleans, the Office of Cultural Economy and New Orleans Tourism & Cultural Fund
Bayou CLassic invitational high school battle of the bands
PRESENTED DURING THE ANNUAL BAYOU CLASSIC FAN FESTIVAL
The Bayou Classic Invitational High School Battle of the Bands is sure to add tremendous excitement to the already popular Bayou Classic Fan Fest. Scheduled from 11:15am to noon on Saturday November 26 at Champions Square, this inaugural event will feature six of New Orleans top high school marching bands – St. Augustine, L.B. Laundry, Edna Karr, G.W. Carver, Abramson Sci Academy and McDonough 35, who will compete for an amazing array of music education prizes provided by the Ludwig, a Division of Conn Selmer, as well as trophies. Curtis Akeem, a Ludwig percussionist and social network influencer know for his Dolla Watson comedic character, will entertain as the celebrity MC.