Allstate Sugar Bowl Fan Fest
Dec. 30-31 | Indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums (pictured) performs at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Fan Fest at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday. Train performs at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Fan Fest features games showcasing football skills, autograph sessions and more. Free admission. Noon to 8 p.m. at the Jax Brewery parking lot.
New Year's Eve fleur-de-lis drop
Wed. Dec. 31 | The Crescent City Countdown Club presents Big Sam's Funky Nation and Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience on a stage on Decatur Street, and there's a fleur-de-lis drop at midnight followed by fireworks to ring in the new year. Beginning at 9:30 p.m. at Jackson Square.