New Orleans is one of the best cities to visit, so it just makes sense that you should attend a Pelicans game during your stay if you’re an NBA fan. The arena is located in the city’s Central Business District, so you’ll be right near it during your trip.
The area surrounding the Smoothie King Center is fantastic. You’ll find many great bars and restaurants near the arena, and it’s only about a mile away from New Orleans’s famed French Quarter. Make sure to stop by Reginelli’s, Manning’s, or Drago’s if you’re looking for a bite to eat.
Once you get to the arena, you’ll find a festive atmosphere that starts before you enter thanks to Pelicans Fest. Pelicans Fest is an excellent place to spend some time before the game and offers a variety of activities and live music.
Inside the arena, you’ll find a top-notch NBA atmosphere that is complete with a mascot and dance team. The in-game entertainment will keep you entertained throughout the game and plays a significant role in you having a great experience.
You can’t go wrong attending a Pelicans game during your trip to New Orleans if you’re an NBA fan.
Things to check out
Located on Girod Street near the area, Pelicans Fest offers a great place to hang out and get in the Pelicans spirit before the game. The fest contains tons of fun activities including autographs from the Pelicans Dance Team and the musical stylings of a local band. Arrive early so you can take part in this fun event.
Pelicans Team Shop
Those of you looking to pick up some New Orleans Pelicans gear will find anything you could ever want at the Pelicans team store. Here you’ll be able to find an amazing array of Pelicans paraphernalia, so make sure to stop by.
If you want to grab a drink then Shooters Bar is the spot for you. Shooters is home to a full bar and offers a variety of draft beers so you won’t leave thirsty.