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Bayou Classic Events Start Tuesday

Three must see events during the 43rd annual Bayou Classic

In New Orleans, three things happen during the fourth week of the month: Thanksgiving, Black Friday and the Bayou Classic. And the events leading up to the Bayou Classic are nearly a week long.

Starting Tuesday, November 22, the Bayou Classic Festivities begin in New Orleans. While the events are centered around the 43-year-old football rivalry between Southern University Jaguars and Grambling State Tigers, the Bayou Classic has events for families and non-football lovers.

The Bayou Classic events bring over 200,000 people and $50 million to the New Orleans, according to

Here is a list of the top three Bayou Classic events, including their last-minute costs to attend.


Thanksgiving Day Parade with the French Market Corporation.

Come down to NOLA on Thanksgiving, Thursday November 24th, for the Bayou Classic 2016 Thanksgiving Day Parade, sponsored...

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

Mercedes Benz-Superdome to the French Market

3:30 p.m.



2016 Greek Show Presented by McDonald’s

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

Friday, November 25, 2016

Mercedes Benz-Superdome 1500 Sugarbowl Drive NOLA 70112

Doors Open at 5 p.m. | Show starts at 6 p.m.

Cost: $21+ per ticket.


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 is at 4 p.m.

Cost: $15 - $65 per ticket

For more information on Bayou Classic events, visit the official website here.