POSTED: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 3:04pm
New Orleans, La — The iconic roman numerals that accompany the Super Bowl sign will arrive in New Orleans on Thursday.
Standing 30 feet high and more than 100 feet wide, the roman numerals will arrive by barge from the Mississippi River at 6:30 p.m.
A music and light show, and a fireworks display will celebrate the arrival at Verizon's Super Bowl Boulevard.
A new Super Bowl event in New Orleans, Super Bowl Boulevard features a lineup of local music artists, popular food and beverage offerings, live television broadcasts from NFL Network and the iconic Super Bowl Roman Numerals which will be lit up at night.
Verizon Super Bowl Boulevard will open on Thursday and run daily until through Super Bowl Sunday. Fans of all ages will have opportunities to interact with numerous NFL and the New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee partner events.