New Orleans North

hosted by Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry

7th Annual New Orleans North – Friday, June 8

New Orleans North is an early summer outdoor Mardi Gras-style event. It features bands, beer tents, and Cajun Food. The New Orleans atmosphere is enhanced with Hurricane drinks, a stilt walker, jugglers and other street performers.

Admissions:

  • Must be 21 or over
  • $7 pre-sale admission – Buy your tickets online today!
  • $10 at the door
  • Open to the public
  • Stop into the Joliet Chamber office, 63 N. Chicago Street in downtown Joliet
  • Tickets may also be purchased at the following businesses:
    • TCBY Frozen Yogurt, 930 Brookforest (Rt. 59)
    • Johansen & Anderson, 925 Plainfield Rd.
    • Great American Bagel, 1101 Essington Rd.
    • First Midwest Bank (Jefferson & Infantry branch)
    • David Nelson Jewelers, 1312 W. Jefferson St.
  • A percentage of the proceeds will support local charities

Outdoor Festival Location:

  • Downtown Joliet N. Chicago St./Van Burren
  • Parking available on downtown street/lots, public parking garages on Ottawa & Scott Streets

SPONSOR NEW ORLEANS NORTH

Contact us A.S.A.P To Become a Sponsor

For additional information, or to become a sponsor, please contact: Mary Jaworski at the Joliet Chamber of Commerce. Phone: (815) 727-5371 or Email: mjaworski@jolietchamber.com

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING OR TICKET SHARING?

VOLUNTEER

We are seeking friendly, smiling faces to volunteer at New Orleans North! Volunteers are asked to help at entrance gates, sell drink tickets, serve cold beverages and more! As a thank you for helping, volunteers are welcome to attend the festival at no charge!

TICKET SHARING

Looking for a simple way to earn extra money for your charity, club or organization? Consider selling tickets to one of downtown Joliet’s well attended festivals – New Orleans North. For every $7 pre-sale ticket sold by your club receive back $2.00!

2018 Festival Poster

We are excited to offer our fans a rare opportunity to purchase one of a limited quantity of signed and numbered New Orleans North 2018 Festival posters by Joliet artist Ruben Calderon.

This is our first year doing this, and these prints are sure to grow in value. Perfect for your office or on your wall at home. The poster will be 22″ x 28″, unframed. The cost is $35.00.

Please click the link to reserve your copy. Prints will be available for pick up only in a few weeks at the Chamber office. Check back for pick up time.

This pre-sale offer is only good while supplies last, and will go quick!

Thanks for your support and we will see you on June 8th. Limit 5 per person.

2018 Entertainment Schedule

Main Stage Performances:

New Orleans’ Own PAUL SANCHEZ with the Joliet Road Show

Joliet Native Miss Sophie Lee & the Parish Suites

Local Favorites The Big Lagniappe

Alley Performers:

The HepKats

Zach Hornung

In an effort to truly mirror the streets of New Orleans, our event will also feature various performers:

  • Stilt Walker
  • Live Music
  • Mime
  • Fire Eating Performer
  • LED Hula Hoop Circus Performance
2018 Food Court Vendors

Food Court Menu:

  • Crawfish Boil
  • Ribs
  • Pork Sandwich
  • Brisket Sandwich
  • Beans & Slaw
  • Soft Shell Crab Po’ Boy
  • Chicken-Andoville Po’ Boy
  • Gumbo
  • Pizza
  • King Cake
  • Beignet
  • Cheesecake
  • Bundt Cakes

Food Provided By:

  • Big Fish Grille / Big Bash Catering
  • Mojoe’s
  • Parmesans Wood Stone Pizza
  • Chuck’s Southern Comfort Cafe
  • King Cake Girls
  • Fire Water BBQ
  • N’Awlins Edibles
  • Angeli’s Restaurant
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Cheesecakes by James
2018 Street Vendors

Street Vendors:

  • New Orleans North T-shirts
  • Custom made jewelry by Something Different by Vivian
  • Bags & Boxes
  • Chicagoland Speedway
  • Touched by Natalga

New Orleans North Countdown

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2018 EVENT SPONSORS


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KOOZIE SPONSOR


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SIGNAGE SPONSOR

 


ROVING ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR

 

 


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ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

Zydeco Sponsors
Alpha Media USA
Silver Cross Hospital
Heritage Corridor CVB
Voyager Media
Joliet Slammers

Cajun Sponsors
University of St. Francis
Kavanagh Grumley & Gorbold, LLC.
CIBC Bank USA
Beaver Creek Enterprises, Inc.
The Wingate Hotel
Trader Magazine
R Berti Building Solutions
Catholic Education Foundation

Crawfish Sponsors
Heartland Bank & Trust
Joliet Junior College
Polley's Garage
Joliet Area Community Hospice
Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
Abri Credit Union
Wermer Rogers Doran & Ruzon, LLC.
Patricia Simpson, O.D.
Future Diagnostic Group


COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Bob Peters
ATA National Title Group

Catherine Yanikoski Adamowski
Cathedral Area Preservation Association

Clay Johnson
Joliet Technologies L.L.C.

Donnie Chestnutt
Providence Bank & Trust

Jeff Thompson
Northern Insurance

John Simpson
Frank Burla & Sons Builders, Inc.

Ken Plante
Plante & Associates, Inc

Kim Cunnea
Providence Bank & Trust

Jeff Pierson
The Voyager Group

Monica Bibian
D'Arcy Automobiles

Mr. Christopher Adler
Adler Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc.

Mr. Lindsey Heavener
City of Joliet

Mr. Michael D Hennessy
United Way of Will County

Mr. Rick Cronholm
Johansen & Anderson, Inc.

Rick Waggoner
Hometown National Bank

Rosie Verdin
Midland States Bank - Joliet Branches

Tom Grotovsky
Great American Bagel

 

N. Chicago St. Van Buren