Attendees at the 2022 Commodity Classic in New Orleans can make their experience even more memorable by signing up for one or more of the fascinating, family-friendly tours available during the event. These optional tours provide the opportunity to discover even more about the history, attractions, and culture of the New Orleans area—and this year’s tour schedule is packed with local delights:
• Enjoy A Day on the Bayou, home to hundreds of species of swamp-based plants and animals
• The “Big Easy” City Tour will visit the French Quarter, St. Louis Cemetery, and other city attractions
• A visit to St. Joseph Sugar Cane Farm will take you back in time to a historic sugar cane plantation
• Enjoy a cooking class featuring Creole cuisine—complete with lunch
• Tap into the award-winning NOLA Brewing Company with tastings and a lesson on microbrewing
• The LSU Agricultural Center Rice and Crawfish Tour will take you inside the area’s local agriculture
• Visit two New Orleans distilleries and enjoy samplings of vodka and spirits
• Peer behind the curtain at the magic and craft of float building at Mardi Gras World
Optional tours are a great way for families to make the most of their time in New Orleans and to have one-of-a-kind experiences that can’t be found anywhere else.
For complete details about the New Orleans tours during Commodity Classic, visit CommodityClassic.com. Tour fees vary and are not included with convention registration.
Tours may be reserved and paid for in advance online or via phone at 504-524-0188 until Friday, March 4. On-site tour registration opens Wednesday, March 9, at the Commodity Classic New Orleans Tours and City Info Desk in Lobby G of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Space is limited, so tours are available on a first-come basis. Sold-out tours will be indicated on the website, and no waitlist is coordinated. All registrations purchased are non-refundable.
Commodity Classic is hard at work ensuring that this year’s show will be a fun and safe event that complies with COVID-19 guidelines. Masks are currently required in all indoor spaces in New Orleans, and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test will be required for entry. Commodity Classic is finalizing on-site testing and vaccination verification plans to make complying with local and state COVID-19 mandates as quick and easy as possible. Visit CommodityClassic.com/health-safety for the latest health and safety updates.
Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience. It is presented annually by the American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers, and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.