Saturday, August 5, 2023
616 Denbigh Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23608
About The Event
Tailgating is unique to American culture and a fun experience. Join us as we celebrate the start of the NFL preseason at the ultimate pre-game festival.
Pull up to the festival with the whole family with your lawn chairs and catch the game live on the projector screen. The festival will feature games,
From 6pm-9pm the fun begins for adults (ages 21 & up only) Stroll about the festival grounds and enjoy New Orleans-style food and music. The "Taste" menu will feature stations offering samples of assorted gumbos, red beans and rice, shrimp creole, crawfish etouffee, jambalaya, beignets, and more! (*4 oz samples available for $4 each)
Join us at the DJ tent from 3:00pm-3:30pm for the Stroll Contest. Decorate your stroller or wagon in the best New Orleans and Mardi Gras faire for a chance to win one of three cash prizes!
(1st place: $100, 2nd place: $75, 3rd place: $50)
Kid friendly food options will be available for purchase.
Repurpose those old Halloween Costumes, dress up and show off your Mardi Gras inspired attire. One lucky winner will receive a $100 cash prize for "Best Dressed" and be crowned the King or Queen of the Taste of New Orleans Festival!
Cocktails will be available as well at the "Bourbon Box" (must be 21 years or older to purchase alcoholic beverages).
General Admission Ticket (Entry from 3pm-5:30pm only)
Cost: $5.00 ($5.45 total including $0.45 transaction fee) per person ages 4 & up **PRE-SALE**
$7.00 per person ages 4 & up will be charged on the day of the festival for a general admission ticket
**** Children 3 and under admitted free. ****
Adult General Admission Ticket (Entry from 3:00pm-9:00pm)
Cost: $10.00 ($10.75 total including $0.75 transaction fee) per adult ages 21 & up **PRE-SALE**
Ticket Details: Includes Entry into the Festival and 1 Cocktail Voucher
$15.00 per person ages 21 & up will be charged on the day of the festival for an adult general admission ticket
Adult V.I.P. admission Ticket (Entry from 3:00pm-9:00pm)
Cost: $45.00 ($50.00 total including $5.00 transaction fee) per adult ages 21 & up **PRE-SALE**
Ticket Details: Includes Entry into the Festival and 2 Cocktail Vouchers, 4 Food Sample Vouchers, a raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes, one of which is a $100 cash prize!
$55.00 per person ages 21 & up will be charged on the day of the festival for an adult general admission ticket
**Prizes awarded at 8pm at the DJ Tent** MUST BE PRESENT TO RECEIVE PRIZES
A fun event for the whole family!