Information on New Orleans Sports Teams
Known as the "Sportsman's Paradise" because of its temperate climate, New Orleans will appeal to the most enthusiastic sports fan.
New Orleans Saints
Crescent City is home to the World Champion New Orleans' Saints Football team. Cheer on the boys in black and gold at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome located 9 blocks from the Loews New Orleans hotel. More info
New Orleans will host Super Bowl XLVII on February 3, 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
New Orleans Hornets
Professional basketball has taken flight in New Orleans with the Hornets, and this city is buzzin'. The New Orleans Hornets play at the New Orleans Arena (adjacent to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome) that is located 9 blocks from the hotel. More info
Catch one of our college teams including Tulane and the University of New Orleans (UNO) in one their many college sporting events. Also catch NCAA football games including the historic rivalry of Grambling State University and Southern University in the State Farm Bayou Classic or the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic. The 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four will also take place in New Orleans.
The New Orleans Zephyrs are a PCL baseball team affiliated with the Florida Marlins. The home stadium of the Zephyrs is Zephyr Field in suburban Metairie. More info
With a history dating back to 1872, the Fair Grounds Race Course is the third oldest continuously operating thoroughbred racetrack in the United States. Racing season at the Fair Grounds runs from Thanksgiving weekend through the end of March the following year. Many featured races and “handicaps” are held throughout the season, including the prestigious Louisiana Derby just before the end of each season. More info
The PGA Zurich Classic is held In April at the TPC of Louisiana Course.
The Crescent City Classic road race is run in the city Easter Saturday. The Rock n’ Roll Mardi Gras Marathon (including a Half Marathon) is an annual international marathon race that takes place in late February.
Please ask our concierge for the most current listing of New Orleans sports events.