You can have fun during Super Bowl Week in New Orleans without buying a ticket for anything! Check out the possibilities, especially the free, first-ever, multi-day Fan Event, Super Bowl Boulevard. And stay tuned, I bet more FREEBIES will be announced as the Super Bowl approaches and they'll be added to the list when I discover them. And please feel free to add a comment if you know about any other Super Bowl related free events.
Super Bowl Boulevard FREE Fan Event"Super Bowl Boulevard" in New Orleans is a multi-day FREE event that will feature four days of free concerts, interactive fan activities/attractions, live national TV broadcasts and more. Plus this the place to go for a photograph with the giant iconic Super Bowl Roman Numerals. A variety of food and drink will also be available for purchase.
New Orleans Woldenberg Park between the French Quarter and the Mississppi River is the location that will be turned into Super Bowl Boulevard. Visit the Verizon-sponsored event anytime from Jan. 31 through Feb. 3, 2013.
Super Bowl Boulevard is the first event of its kind and a forerunner of a future Super Bowl host-city bid requirement. Similar free public events will be required for future Super Bowls.
This event hopes to be "where Super Bowl lives" all NFL fans and New Orleans is ready to "set the bar" for future host cities with its "inherent assets that lend themselves perfectly toward this concept" according to Jay Cicero who heads both the Super Bowl Host Committee and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation. Quint Davis and Festival Productions, of Jazz Fest fame, is producing the event.
Fan GalleryThe Super Bowl website doesn't say much yet about the Media Center Bridgestone Fan Gallery, but it will be FREE and opens on Jan. 30, 2013 at the Morial New Orleans Convention Center.
Player Health Event - Former NFL'ers OnlyThis is a FREE event during New Orleans Super Bowl week that is ONLY for former NFL players, but fans may be interested to know about the program. The Player Care Foundation Healthy Body and Mind Screening Research and Awareness Program offer an extensive free medical screening. There will also be a lecture by University of California, San Francisco neurologists entitled "Post NFL Brain Health: What You Need to Know" which is open to all former NFL players and spouses (whether or not they participate in the health screening).
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