The new year's eve fireworks in New Orleans are one of the most eagerly anticipated and spectacular displays anywhere in the country.
Falling conveniently in a time zone in between the ball drop in Times Square and DC fireworks on the east coast and the big fireworks shows in LA, Seattle and San Francisco on the west coast, the NOLA display attracts a pretty impressive global audience.
The local TV channel to look for coverage of new year's eve in New Orleans, including coverage of the fireworks at midnight, is local channel Fox 8 WVUE. This channel is also now available as an online webcast stream enabling you to watch online from anywhere in the world:
There is also often live coverage featured from New Orleans as one of the guest locations on the CNN show New Year's Eve Live, which is also available as an online stream.
This year there will alos be live sections of the New Orleans party shown as part of Dick Clark's Rockin New Year, which is also available to watch as a live online stream:
New Orleans is blessed with an absolute plethora of live webcam views, many focussed on coverage of the famous annual Mardi Gras, but they also come into their own on new year's eve.
There are several cameras, including real time live streaming views, on Bourbon Street, as well as streams from Jackson Square and panoramic views of the city and the Mississippi, greart skyline shots for catching soem spectacular pyrotechnics. See the full range of webcams here:
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