Posted: Sep 8, 2010 11:53 AM by Kate Mundy
Updated: Sep 8, 2010 11:56 AM
Thursday is the season home opener for the New Orleans Saints. They take on the Minnesota Vikings.
The NFL Play 60 Youth Football Festival is underway today at Woldenberg Park from 10:00 a.m.to 2:45 p.m. It continues Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
The NFL Fan Zone is set up at the Jax Brewery parking lot. It goes from 10:00 a.m - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
The Who Dat nation will get pumped up Thursday with a concert at 6:30 p.m. in Jackson Square. The kickoff concert features Dave Matthews and Taylor Swift.
The Krewe of NFL parade starts at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday. It leaves from Esplanade Avenue and North Peters Street, it continues down Tchoupitoulas Street ending on Julia Street. The parade includes ex-NFL Players, New Orleans chefs and actors and musicians.