New Orleans puts on one of the most spectacular fireworks shows to be found every 4th of July, along with a variety of performances events. Dueling-barges on the Mississippi launch the fireworks after sundown to everyone's delight.
- Type: Festivals & Fairs
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Woldenberg Riverfront Park, a green oasis of 20 acres stretches along the old Governor Nicholls Street wharf to the Aquarium of the Americas at Canal Street. This promenade is located in the heart of the city and is scattered with numerous works by local artists. It boasts hundreds of beautiful trees such as oaks, magnolias, willows and crepe myrtle. Sit on one of the many benches and view the city's busy port, second only to Amsterdam in tonnage.