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, Career & College Expo, Greek Show & Battle of the Bands and Fan Festival culminates with Saturday's Bayou Classic football match-up. Listed below are our OFFICIAL EVENTS: 

 


 

TUESDAY

2016 BAYOU CLASSIC PRESS CONFERENCE

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

Gate A | Ground Level

10:00A

 


 

WEDNESDAY

OLDSCHOOL 106.7&POWER 102.9 Presents OLDSCHOOL IN THE PARK

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Joe Brown Park 5601 Read Blvd. NOLA 70127

11:00A – 5:00P

 


 

THURSDAY  

Thanksgiving Day Parade in Partnership with the French Market Corporation

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Mercedes Benz-Superdome to the French Market

Parade will begin at 3:30P

 


 

FRIDAY   

Career and College Expo featuring the IBM Cyber Café 

Friday, November 25, 2016

Hyatt Regency New Orleans 601 Loyola Avenue NOLA 70113

10:00A – 2:00P

 

2016 Coaches Luncheon (Invitation Only)

Friday, November 25, 2016

Hyatt Regency New Orleans 601 Loyola Avenue NOLA 70113

12:00N – 1:30P  

 

Bayou Classic BizTech Challenge

Friday, November 25, 2016

Hyatt Regency New Orleans 601 Loyola Avenue NOLA 70113

2:00P

 

2016 Welcome Reception (Invitation Only)

Friday, November 25, 2016

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

Doors Open at 5:00P

 

2016 Greek Show Presented by McDonald’s

Friday, November 25, 2016

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

Doors Open at 5:00P | Show starts at 6:00P

 

2016 Battle of the Bands Presented by The United States Marine Corps

Friday, November 25, 2016

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

Show starts at 6:00P

 

The Official Battle of the Bands After Party & WILD’N OUT Karaoke Event  

Hosted by: NICK CANNON brought to you by Cumulus Media, HereWeGo ENT, Big Stan ENT & Ncredible ENT

Friday, November 25, 2016

Metropolitan Nightclub 310 Andrew Higgins NOLA 70130

Doors open at 11:00P

 


 

SATURDAY  

Doc Griggs 2X Around the Dome at Champions Square

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Champions Square Lasalle St, NOLA 70112

8:00A  

 

FanFestival Presented by Cox Communications in partnership with iHeart Media

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Champions Square Lasalle St, NOLA 70112

11:30A – 3:30P

 

The 43rd Annual Bayou Classic

Grambling State University Tigers vs. Southern University Jaguars

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

KICK-OFF at 4:00P

 

The Official Bayou Classic After Party 

Saturday, November 25, 2016

Metropolitan Nightclub 310 Andrew Higgins NOLA 70130

Doors open at 11:00P

 


 

SUNDAY  

2016 Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues

Sunday, November 27, 2016

225 Decatur Street NOLA 70130

10:00A

 

 

HOST HOTEL | GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY | HILTON NEW ORLEANS RIVERSIDE

2 POYDRAS ST. NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130 

To Register, contact: Sharon Perkins at perkinss@gram.edu. For questions, contact Ms. Perkins directly at:  318.274.6115

 


 

HOST HOTEL | SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY | HYATT REGENCY NEW ORLEANS  [SOLD OUT]

601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113

Single - $169 | Double: $194 | Triple: $219 | Quad: $244

Register herehttps://resweb.passkey.com/go/2016southernunivbayouclassic For questions, contact Central Reservations toll free at 888.421.1142

 


 

ACE HOTEL  

600 CARONDELET STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $169

Registerhttps://www.ac...te=2016-11-27

 


 

ASTOR CROWNE PLAZA [SOLD OUT!] 

739 CANAL STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $159

 


 

BLAKE HOTEL – ASCEND COLLECTION  

500 ST. CHARLES AVENUE NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $179

Please call 504-522-9000 and mention Bayou Classic to get the special rate. www.blakehotelneworleans.com

 


 

Courtyard by Marriott – Downtown Near the French Quarter   

124 ST. CHARLES AVENUE NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $179

Register: http://cwp.marriott.com/msycn/bayouclassic2016/bayouclassic2016_MSYCY.html

 


 

Courtyard by Marriott Convention Center    

300 JULIA STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130  

Single - $159

Register: http://cwp.marriott.com/msycn/bayouclassic2016/bayouclassic2016_MSYCN.html

 


 

Courtyard New Orleans Downtown/Iberville     

910 IBERVILLE ST. NEW ORLEANS, LA 70112  

Single - $199

Register: http://cwp.marriott.com/msycn/bayouclassic2016/bayouclassic2016_MSYCI.html

 


 

DoubleTree by HILTON NEW ORLEANS   

300 CANAL STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single/Double $189 | Triple Rate $199 | Quad $209

Please call 504-581-1300 and mention Bayou Classic to get the special rate

 


 

FRENCH MARKET INN   

509 DECATUR STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $169

Register: http://www.fre...bayou-classic

 


 

HOTEL ST. MARIE 

827 TOULOUSE STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70112 

Single - $169

Register: http://www.hot...bayou-classic

 


 

HYATT FRENCH QUARTER NEW ORLEANS [SOLD OUT!] 

800 IBERVILLE STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70112

Single - $184

 

 


 

INTERCONTINENTAL  

444 ST. CHARLES AVENUE NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $189

Register here: https://aws.passkey.com/event/15431468/owner/110/home

 


 

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE  

221 CAMP STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $169

Please call 1.800.633.5770 or 504.553.9550 and mention the Bayou Classic NOCCI to get the special rates www.ihhotel.com

 


 

JW MARRIOTT  

614 CANAL STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $179

Register here: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/BayouClassicRoomBlock2016

 


 

LAFAYETTE HOTEL NEW ORLEANS

600 ST. CHARLES AVE. NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130 

Single - $169

Register: http://www.laf...bayou-classic

 

 

LOWES HOTEL

300 POYDRAS STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130 

Single - $179

Register: https://www.lo...bayou-classic

 


 

NEW ORLEANS DOWNTOWN MARRIOTT AT THE CONVENTION CENTER 

859 CONVENTION CENTER BLVD. NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $169

Register here: https://resweb...ouclassic2016

 

 


 

NEW ORLEANS MARRIOTT  

555 CANAL STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $169

Register here: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/BayouClassic16

 


 

Place d Armes Hotel 

625 St. Ann Street New Orleans, LA 70116 

Single - $169

Register: http://www.pla...bayou-classic

 


 

PRINCE CONTI HOTEL 

830 CONTI STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70112 

Single - $169

Register: http://www.pri...bayou-classic

 


 

Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel

700 Tchoupitoulas Street New Orleans, LA 70130

Single - $169

Register here: https://aws.passkey.com/event/15245527/owner/12587/home

 


 

Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette French Quarter Area Hotel

817 COMMON STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70112

Single - $169

Register here: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/BayouClassicRooms

 


 

Residence Inn by Marriott New Orleans - Downtown

345 ST. JOSEPH STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $169

Register here: http://cwp.marriott.com/msycn/bayouclassic2016/bayouclassic2016_MSYRI.html

 


 

ROYAL SONESTA NEW ORLEANS - REDUCED!! 

300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Single - $179 | Double: $179 | Triple: $199 | Quad: $239

Register herehttps://gc.syn...C&hotel=12667

 


 

SHERATON NEW ORLEANS [SOLD OUT!] 

500 CANAL STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $175

 


 

SPRINGHILL SUITES BY MARRIOTT CONVENTION CENTER

301 JOSEPH STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $169

Register here: Book your group rate for Bayou Classic 2016

 


 

ST. JAMES HOTEL NEW ORLEANS

330 MAGAZINE STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $199

Please call 504-304-4000 and mention the Bayou Classic to get the group rate. www.saintjameshotel.com

 


 

W NEW ORLEANS - FRENCH QUARTER 

316 CHARTRES STREET NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Single - $289

Call 504-581-1200 and mention Bayou Classic or register here:https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/2016bayouclassic