The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Captain of the Port New Orleans will enforce the below safety zone within the Captain of the Port New Orleans area of responsibility.  This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with a fireworks display.

  • Red Stick Revelry Fireworks Display
  1. Date and time: December 31, 2023, from 11:45 p.m. until January 1, 2024 at 12:30 a.m.
  2. Location: Mile Marker (MM) 229.5 to MM 230, near Downtown Baton Rouge.
  3. Designated Representative: Daryl Armentor; Contact via VHF-FM Channels 16 or 67.

For additional information, contact the following:
Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center: (504) 365-2200
Coast Guard MSU Baton Rouge Waterways Management: (225) 298-5400 x230
Vessel Traffic Service (24 hours): (504) 365-2514, VHF-FM Ch. 05A, 12 or 67
Sector New Orleans Waterways Management: (504) 365-2280