Say hello to old friends and make new ones at the ObesityWeek Welcome Reception. The Welcome Reception will be held at Mardi Gras World where you can get a behind-the-scenes look at New Orleans Mardi Gras. At this evening event you will drink and dine with your colleagues while perusing more than 40 years of historic show-stopping floats featured in Mardi Gras parades, among other attractions. The Welcome Reception kicks off the week on Tuesday evening—it’s the perfect time to mingle with faculty and attendees!

Mardi Gras World
1380 Port of New Orleans Pl
New Orleans, LA 70130

Map

Shuttle Bus service will run 6:15 pm – 11:15 pm

Route 1

Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans – Curbside on Convention Center Blvd.
Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans – go to the Hampton next door
Hyatt Place New Orleans Convention Center – go to the Marriott next door
New Orleans Downtown Marriott – Curbside on Convention Center Blvd.
Omni Riverfront New Orleans – Curbside on Convention Center Blvd.
SpringHill Suites New Orleans Downtown – Go to the Marriott next door

Route 2

Courtyard by Marriott Convention Center – go to the Embassy Suites next door
Embassy Suites Hotel New Orleans – Curbside on Julia
Hilton New Orleans Riverside – Hotel Breezeway
Renaissance Arts Hotel – Curbside on Girod, at Tchoupitoulas Street

Route 3

Doubletree Hotel New Orleans – Across the street, on St. Peters Street
Loews New Orleans Hotel – go to the DoubleTree next door
Residence Inn by Marriott New Orleans – Curbside on Tchoupitoulas, at St. Joseph Street