New Year's Eve
Tue. Dec. 31 | The annual New Year's Eve countdown fleur-de-lis drop is at Jax Brewery, followed by fireworks over the Mississippi River. Eric Lindell and the Honey Island Swamp Band perform at a stage on Decatur Street at Jackson Square at 9 p.m.
Sugar Bowl and Fan Fest
Tue.-Thu. Dec. 31-Jan. 2, 2014 | Fans get ready for the Sugar Bowl at Fan Fest Tuesday and Wednesday in the parking lot adjacent to Jax Brewery. The Oklahoma University Sooners and University of Alabama Crimson Tide square off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Superdome.
Phunny Phorty Phellows
Mon. Jan. 6 | On Twelfth Night, the costumed Phunny Phorty Phellows get the Carnival season rolling with a ride on the St. Charles Avenue streetcar. The revelry begins at the Willow Street car barn at 7 p.m.