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Drew Brees, Coach Payton lead free pep rally Saturday

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WLOX) -

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WLOX) - Want to help the world champion Saints kick off their regular season? Then you need to be at Saturday's Believe Again Bash.

The event is free and open to the public. It begins at noon and lasts until 10pm at Champions Square, located between the Superdome and Benson Tower.

The event will include a pep rally led by Coach Sean Payton and Drew Brees, with special appearances by more than 30 Saints players plus the Saintsations and the mascots for pictures and autographs.

Attractions will include the Verizon Training Ground, where fans can test their skills and be judged by Saints players, pictures with the Lombardi Trophy and the Kid Zone comprised of a Saints inflatable area, face painting and temporary tattoo artists.

Fans can also enjoy food and beverages by local restaurants, while grooving to the sounds of Rebirth Brass Band, Buck Town All-Stars and more local favorites.

Schedule of Events

12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

  • Doors Open

All – Day Family Activities

  • Verizon Training Ground
  • Saints Kids' Inflatable Activity Stations
  • Artist Stations (Face Painting, Balloon Artists, Temporary Tattoos)
  • Saintsations, Mascot and Super Bowl Trophy Photo Stations
  • Restaurant and Concession Stands, Merchandise Stands
  • Band/DJ Performances
  • VIP Area

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

  • Performance by Amanda Shaw and The Cute Guys

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

  • Performance by Rockin' Dopsie, Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

  • Performance by Bucktown All-Stars 

8:00 PM – 8:30 PM

  • Saints Pep Rally Hosted by NFL Legends Hokie Gajan and Bobby Hebert
  • Speeches by Coach Payton and Players
  • Saintsations Performances
  • Saints Superfans and other special guests

8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

  • Performance by Rebirth Brass Band
  • Resume Select Family Activities
  • Verizon Training Ground
  • Saints Kids' Inflatable Activity Stations
  • Restaurant and Concession Stands, Merchandise Stands

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