Opened in 1975, the Superdome is home to the NFL's New Orleans Saints. This record breaking facility has hosted 7 Superbowls, and 4 BCS National Championship Games. It holds the Sugar Bowl every year and Tulane University’s football team played all their home games in the Superdome through 2013.
20,000 feet of structural steel, 13 acres of space, a 273 feet tall dome and 680 feet in diameter - these are just a few of the things defining the world’s largest fixed domed structure, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana - a must see part of any trip to the Big Easy.
In addition to football, when you visit the Superdome you can catch exhibition baseball games, basketball, boxing, gymnastics and a wide variety of other large scale sporting activities. Want something besides sports? The Superdome holds many large concerts and shows each year and has even had Pope John Paul II in attendance.
In 2005 the Superdome was badly damaged in Hurricane Katrina, and part of its exterior was peeled off by high winds. After serving as a temporary shelter, it was closed until 2006 so that it could undergo a $185 million renovation. Additional renovations were completed in 2011 making the Superdome one of the most state of the art facilities in the country.
Fun Facts about the Superdome Covers 52 acres of land. Interior space of 125,000,000 cubic feet. Boasts an interior height of 253 feet and a total floor area of 269,000 square feet. Seats 76,468 fans for football and 73,432 for basketball.
Visiting the Superdome
The Superdome is located in New Orleans central business district. It is adjacent to the Smoothie King Center and close to the French Quarter. It is convenient to New Orleans’ many hotels, sitting right off the Pontchartrain Expressway. Parking around the stadium is plentiful.
If you’re looking to take in some fan fun pre-game, make sure to visit Champions Square adjacent to the Superdome. This outdoor festival venue opened in 2010 and has become one of the city’s most popular entertainment destinations. Thousands of Saint’s fans gather here to enjoy food, drink and live music.
Come stay during the festival season & take in the sensational performances our local flare has to offer; Mardi Gras, Jazz & Heritage Festival, French Quarter Festival, Essence Festival, & Voodoo Music Experience to name a few. These events are also a platform for Louisiana cuisine, arts, & culture, in addition to the vibrancy our great city brings to any holiday! Let the good times roll!
Just blocks away from the French Quarter and City Center, InterContinental New Orleans is everywhere you could want to be in New Orleans. Our two great restaurants, a covered motor lobby and a dedicated staff await your arrival.
Our New Orleans French Quarter hotel is positioned in the heart of The Big Easy at the corner of Canal and Bourbon Street. Explore the stores and restaurants on the Riverwalk, taste one of Café du Monde’s famed beignets or try your luck at the Harrah’s Casino. You can also enjoy stunning views from our balcony or rooftop pool that overlook the entire city.
Guests love the Chateau Lemoyne in New Orleans. Our boutique hotel has a wonderful location in the French Quarter. A beautiful setting combined with historic architecture and modern amenities, offers travelers the charm and culture of Louisiana. Take photos of fun festivities from the balcony or relax in the private courtyard, perfect for meetings, banquets and weddings. Make a reservation today!
Location in the historic Garden District makes all destinations within New Orleans a short walk, ride or streetcar trip away. From the high rise office buildings in the CBD to the Spanish architecture in the French Quarter to the oaks overhanging mansions along St. Charles Avenue to the grassy campuses of Tulane and Loyola University, we are just steps (or a streetcar ride) away!
This New Orleans hotel's location off US-90 on the West Bank is ideal for all travelers. Our comfortable accommodations place you within close proximity to major businesses and popular attractions. Enjoy our spacious rooms and modern decor with each room featuring a 32" Flat Panel HDTV, mini-fridge, and wireless High Speed Internet access. Free parking for overnight guests at the hotel.
Enjoy the impressive convenient location of the Holiday Inn Metairie New Orleans Airport Hotel in the heart of Metairie. Find yourself minutes away from the upcoming family friendly events including Family Gras and Mardi Gras parade routes, Whether you are here for upcoming conventions or Mardi Gras book with us and allow us to provide a memorable experience and outstanding service