2023 bayou classic events in celebration of the 50th anniversary

welcome Press Conference

Annual Bayou Classic Thanksgiving day Parade

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.

Bayou CLassic COaches luncheon (invite only)

2023 New Voices Pitch Competition

Presented by aarp

The New Voices Foundation will host the New Voices Pitch Competition sponsored by AARP. This in-person pitch competition will award five grants (one of each) – $25,000, $20,000, $15,000, $10,000, and $5,000 – combined with personalized business skill development, coaching, and mentoring for each winner 3-6 months post-competition. 

50th Annual Bayou Classic ROTC Football Run

Greek Show & Battle of the Bands

Featuring the 2nd Annual
BAYOU CLASSIC INVITATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL BATTLE OF THE BANDS
to open the event

Battle of the bands hosted by: Big Tigger

TV and media personality Big Tigger who can be heard daily in Atlanta on the Big Tigger Morning Show

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BAYOU CLASSIC INVITATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL BATTLE OF THE BANDS:

HOsted by: Wild Wayne

SPECIAL APPERANCE BY: curtis Akeem McCullough aka “Dolla Watson"

Battle of the Bands & GReek Show will Feature kool DJ SUPAMIKE

dj battle

The bands participating in this year's Invitational high school battle of the bands include:

Bayou classic official battle of the bands after party

Presented by HereWeGo Entertainment

Doc Griggs "Two Times Around the Dome" Family Fitness Fun Walk

United flag football game

Presented by Special olympics louisiana

Annual Bayou Classic Fan festival

The “Embrace the Culture” Stage is presented by The City of New Orleans, Office of Cultural Economy and the New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund

50th Annual Bayou Classic Football Game

Presented by Procter & Gamble

Bayou classic pre-game ceremonies Presented by entergy

Singing Lift Every Voice and SinG

Blair Dottin-Haley of The Blairisms

National anthem singer

Anthony hamilton & The Ton3s

Official gamE day dj

Zeus

50th Annual Bayou Classic Halftime Show

Presented by Coca-Cola

the official Bayou classic celebrity after party

Presented by HereWeGo Entertainment