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French Quarter prepares for New Year's Eve revelers

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New Orleans, La. - You can already find signs the French Quarter is gearing up for the metro area's biggest New Year's Eve party.

A newly renovated fleur-de-lis ornament is atop Jax Brewery condominiums, waiting for a countdown to 2013.

About 50,000 people are expected to attend the French Quarter's free party.

It will include a fireworks show, launched from the river.

Schedule of Events on Decatur Street at Jackson Square:

  • 9:00 - 9:40 Brassaholics
  • 9:40 - 10:00 MCs
  • 10:00 - 10:40 Mia Borders
  • 10:40 - 11:00 MCs
  • 11:00 - 11:40 Bonerama
  • 11:40 - 12:00 MCs and countdown
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