It’s football season and time to cheer on your favorite team. Whether it’s being played at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, Tiger Stadium at LSU or Yulman Stadium at Tulane University, football weekends are busy in New Orleans so make your hotel reservation at the Royal St. Charles quickly before rooms run out. For those days when the game sells out, just hop on a barstool and join the cheering crowd at one of our numerous sports bars throughout town. See the 2018 Football Season schedules below.
CHAMPIONSHIP COLLEGE BOWLS IN NEW ORLEANS
Bayou Classic – Saturday, November 24, 2018 (Grambling vs. Southern)
New Orleans Bowl (C-USA vs. Sun Belt Champions) – Saturday, December 15, 2018
85th Annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Championship – January 1, 2019
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
Who Dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints? While our blood may run Black and Gold, you’ll find the rivalry to be friendly, the beer cold and fans from people across the nation descend on Bourbon Street with their team colors. There’s no bettah place to see your favorite NFL Football Team in action than at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
MERCEDES BENZ SUPERDOME
Address: 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans, LA
Parking: 7 public parking garages, but no tailgating allowed on Superdome property
Visit the Mercedes Benz Superdome website for more information about prohibited items and what's allowed inside.
SAINTS PRE-SEASON HOME GAMES
Friday 8/17: 7 pm Arizona Cardinals
Thursday 8/30: 7 pm Los Angeles Rams
SAINTS REGULAR SEASON HOME GAMES
Sunday 9/9: Noon Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sunday 9/16: Noon Cleveland Browns
Monday 10/8: 7:15 pm Washington Redskins
Sunday 11/4: 3:25 pm Los Angeles Rams
Sunday 11/18: Noon Philadelphia Eagles
Thursday 11/22: 7:20 pm Atlanta Falcons
Sunday 12/23: 3:25 pm Pittsburgh Steelers
Sunday 12/30: Noon Carolina Panthers
Ranked #1 in the American West, join the Green Wave of Tulane University which celebrates 125 years of football. A special celebration will occur on November 18 in honor of that first game played in 1893 against the Southern Athletic Club.
Thursday 8/30: Wake Forest
Saturday 9/8: Nicholls State
Friday 9/28: Memphis
Saturday 10/20: SMU (Hall of Fame Weekend)
Saturday 11/10: East Carolina (Homecoming)
Friday 11/24: Navy
Ranked #1 in the SEC – West, the Fighting Tigers of the Louisiana State University represents the pride of the state of Louisiana. It’s located in Baton Rouge, only an hour away from New Orleans so many fans will choose to stay in the city for the entire weekend.
Saturday 9/8: SE Louisiana
Saturday 9/22: LA Tech
Saturday 9/29: Ole Miss
Saturday 10/13: Georgia
Saturday 10/20: Miss St
Saturday 11/3: Alabama
Saturday 11/17: Rice