Kickoff for the New Orleans Bowl is set for 8:00 Saturday night.
But the party began Friday in Champions Square with live music from the Charlie Daniels Band and Travis Tritt.
Tulane will take on the ULL Ragin’ Cajuns in the game.
For Tulane, it’s the team’s first bowl game appearance in more than a decade.
The Ragin’ Cajuns are making their third straight New Orleans Bowl appearance.