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SOLD OUT! Celebrate 40 Years of Service with NAMI New Orleans aboard the Creole Queen

**SOLD OUT!  Thank you for your interest in supporting NAMI New Orleans.  Due to an overwhelming response, we have reached capacity.  If you would like to be on our waitlist, please contact Meghan at 504-896-2345 or via email at  Thank you for your understanding!**

Cruise the historic Mississippi River in celebration of NAMI New Orleans 40th anniversary on Friday, June 29, 2018. Enjoy live jazz music and savor complimentary New Orleans’ cuisine aboard the Creole Queen, an authentic paddlewheeler boat.  Only a short walk from the Sheraton Hotel/Convention site, guests will be transported to a bygone era while exploring the vessel’s three in-door decks and picturesque river views along the promenade.  Experience this treasured attraction with NAMI New Orleans!

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Enjoy the Patron Party in the King’s Room with complimentary cocktails and hors d’ouevres from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.  General Admission Tickets are only $60 and include complimentary hors d’ouevres, cash bar, and silent auction.  Cruise boarding is from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM and the ship departs at 7:00 PM.

Directions to the Creole Queen: From Baton Rouge: Take I-10 East towards New Orleans for approximately 77 miles. Take Exit 234-B, Poydras St./Superdome Exit. Continue on Poydras and the Dock is located on the River at the end of Poydras.

From Slidell and New Orleans East: Take I-10 West into New Orleans. As you approach the city, take the Canal Street Exit (235 B). You will curve around, then go Right on Canal Street Continue on Canal until you reach the river at the end of Canal.

From the Sheraton Hotel on Canal St. (NAMI Convention Site): Exit Sheraton Hotel and head south on Canal St. towards the Mississippi River. Turn right on Convention Center Blvd. Walk towards Poydras St. and turn left on Poydras. Walk Pass Poydras Station/British Plaza up ramp/stairs towards river/Creole Queen

Parking: Paid parking within walking distance of the Creole Queen is available at the following locations:

  • Hilton Riverside Garage, 2 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA
  • Hilton Riverside self-park (also known as Whale Lot), 700 Convention Center Blvd. New Orleans, LA

Sponsorship opportunities are available!  Showcase your organization/company by becoming an event sponsor. To learn more about becoming an event sponsor, click here or contact Meghan Goldbeck-Chambers at 504-896-2345 or

The NAMI New Orleans 40th Anniversary Celebration is Proudly Supported by:

Paddlewheeler Sponsors


Ruby Sponsors

Elizabeth Boh


Top Deck Sponsors


Celebration Sponsors 
Dr. Patrick Bordnick


Supporter Sponsors

Dr. & Mrs. Edward Foulks

Lauricella Land
Company, L.L.C.

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