As the last visiting Super Bowl fans head back home and New Orleans ramps up for Mardi Gras, the entire city is still smiling with pride as we reflect on what an incredible week we had. New Orleans came together to open our arms and welcome the country to experience our cuisine, culture and music for a week-long celebration in true New Orleans style! With free festivals on the Mississippi River, to second lines parading through the New Orleans French Quarter and volunteers on every corner, we showed the rest of the country just how marvelous this city really is.
Celebrity New Orleans Super Bowl Tweets
Everyone wanted to head to New Orleans for the Big Game! From halftime show superstar Beyoncé to Neil Patrick Harris and Katy Perry, celebrities came from far and wide to come down to New Orleans and experience the Crescent City! We were so touched to hear just how much they loved every aspect of New Orleans. Take a look at what a few of them had to say on social media:
NFL Player New Orleans Super Bowl Tweets
New Orleans also opened our arms to the stars of the show, the incredible athletes of the Baltimore Ravens and the San Fancisco 49ers. In between interviews and prepping for the Big Game on Sunday, they took some time to check out what New Orleans was all about. It was amazing to hear their restaurant reviews and favorite experiences from their time spent exploring New Orleans. Check out a few of their highlights:
Media New Orleans Super Bowl Tweets
It wasn’t all just fun and games. Things got serious as 5,000 credentialed media descended upon New Orleans to broadcast their experience during the week-long lead up to the Super Bowl. They had the all-access pass to the behind-the-scenes press conferences, interviews and events and we were thrilled to see their reaction to the wonderful culture, cuisine and our southern hospitality!
But it is not just the celebrities and media that we loved to see in New Orleans! We had thousands of fans join us to celebrate the Super Bowl in a way that only New Orleans can. After enjoying a week of unparalleled food, celebrations and culture, these visitors left with a lasting impression of not only the city, but of the hospitality of our local residents. Watch what these fans had to say about New Orleanians: