Wrestlemania is returning to New Orleans in 2018

Wrestlemania to return to New Orleans in 2018

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Wrestlemania is returning to New Orleans in April of 2018, sources have confirmed to FOX 8 News.

The official date will be April 8, said Jay Cicero of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation.

The last time Wrestlemania was in New Orleans was 2014 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The event was a huge boon to the city's economy.

Governor Jon Bel Edwards is expected to join Mayor Mitch Landrieu and others in officially announcing the event Tuesday.

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