Preview Some of the Specialty Items Available at the 2016 Blue Jay Bazaar

Posted March 17, 2016 / Last updated March 18, 2016

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The 2016 Blue Jay Bazaar is Saturday, March 19From a brand new bicycle, to gift certificates for some of New Orleans’ finest restaurants, to one-of-a-kind Jesuit-themed pillows and quilts, there is something for everyone at the 2016 Blue Jay Bazaar.

On Saturday, March 19, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., thousands of Blue Jays, families, and friends will flock to the Mid-City campus to “Let the Blue Times Roll” and enjoy plenty of fun, food, refreshments, entertainment, and Blue Jay Spirit. Admission is free to the Bazaar, which features games, food booths, raffles, and live music from Mia Kylie Band, Midnight Horizon, Faith In the Music, The Medics, and the headliner, The Rockenbraughs, on stage from 6-9 p.m. Tell your friends to join you at the #BlueJayBazaar.

View our sampling of items that will be available at various booths throughout the day.

Dine Around Booth Custom Jesuit Pillows Bazaar T-shirts
Parade of Prizes Booth Schwinn Cruiser Bicycle Blue Jay Boutique
Dine Around Booth
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Visit the Dine Around Booth throughout the day for a chance to win restaurant gift certificates ranging from $10 to $150. Certificates for nearly 200 restaurants will be available, including:
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House
  • Commander’s Palace
  • Houston’s Restaurant
  • Tommy’s Cuisine
  • Hard Rock Café
  • Café Minh
  • Porter & Luke’s Restaurant
  • Muriel’s at Jackson Square
  • Toup’s Eatery
  • Restaurant August
  • Andrea’s
  • Bombay Club
  • Creole Cuisine Concepts
  • Kingfish Kitchen
  • Broussard’s Restaurant
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Rue 127
  • Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant
Parade of Prizes Booth
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From fabulous hotel stays to day passes to many of New Orleans’ cultural and entertainment attractions, the Parade of Prizes Booth has something for everyone. Auction boards include two fishing excursions to Lafitte or Venice (donated by Metro Boating) and a McAlister’s catered event for 20. The auction boards begin to close at 5:00 p.m. Choose from a variety of offerings, including:
  • A night’s stay at The Omni Riverfront Hotel
  • Gift certificate to Perlis
  • Tuxedo rental from Smart Set Formal Wear
  • Home decorations from Adobe
  • Guest passes for the Audubon Nature Institute
  • Tickets to the WWII Museum
  • Treasure Package at Adventure Quest Laser Tag
  • Passes to Kidsports
  • Gift certificates for Jesuit summer camps
  • Gift certificate for a Chalmette Battlefield cruise aboard the Creole Queen
  • And much more!
Schwinn Corvette Cruiser
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Senior Justin Vlosich, senior Ben Incaprera, pre-freshman Sam Quinn, and senior Cody Nguyen check out the new Schwinn's Signature Corvette Cruiser in cobalt blue that will be raffled at the Blue Jay Bazaar. Visit the Parade of Prizes booth early for a chance to win at the 2016 #BlueJayBazaar on Saturday, March 19. The festivities begin at 11 a.m.Stop by the Parade of Prizes Booth for a chance to win a brand new Schwinn’s Signature Corvette Cruiser in a Jayson-approved cobalt blue (donated by Le Jouet) will be raffled at the at 7:30 p.m.
Jesuit Pillows
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Bazaar2016_PrizePromo_20160317_0042Treasure your Jesuit memories with this custom-made Jesuit decorative pillows. You can find them auctioned in the Parade of Prizes Booth and raffled off at the Spirit Booth and Blue Jay Bling Booth.
Spirit Booth
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Bazaar2016_PrizePromo_20160317_0056Visit the Spirit Booth  for handmade Blue Jay quilt made of two dozen Jesuit shirts, one-of-a-kind beach bags handmade from Jesuit shirts, and more blue and white spirit gear.
Blue Jay Bazaar T-shirts
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Seniors Myles Kuss (left) and John Kemmerly display the 2016 Blue Jay Bazaar t-shirt. The shirt features a vintage-style design with the theme "Let the Blue Times Roll" on the back and the Jesuit logo on the front. Bazaar t-shirts will be sold tomorrow in the Student Commons for $10 each. T-shirt sales will resume after exams and at the Bazaar in the t-shirt booth. The Blue Jay Bazaar is Saturday, March 19.Bazaar t-shirts are for sale throughout the week in the Student Commons for $10 each. They will also be sold at the Bazaar in the T-shirt Booth.
Blue Jay Boutique
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Visit the Blue Jay Boutique in the cafeteria to find unique, handmade crafts and Jesuit-imprinted gifts of all kinds. See the photos below for a sampling.