Jun 27, 2023 - Sports

LSU to celebrate baseball championship with public party and fireworks

Photo shows a sea lion holding an LSU sign in the habitat at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans

Audubon celebrated LSU's national championship Tuesday with animal-friendly Jell-O shots for the sea lions. Photo: Courtesy of Audubon Institute

LSU baseball nabbed the national championship, and you better believe they're going to do it up in style.

What's happening: The university is hosting a free celebration Wednesday night at Alex Box Stadium, ending in a fireworks show.

  • Gates open at 6:30pm, and festivities start at 7:30pm.
  • Admission is free, and food and drinks will be for sale.
  • The national championship trophy will be presented, and Coach Jay Johnson will talk (full schedule).

Separately, Audubon Zoo got a jump-start on the party.

  • Sea lions Roux and Zoey were treated to animal-friendly versions of the famous Jell-O shots in Omaha (video).
  • "The sea lions at Audubon Zoo are super excited about the LSU Tigers' big win in the College World Series," zoo officials said.
  • LSU fans bought more than 68,000 shots during Rocco's annual Jell-O shot challenge, stealing the informal title from Ole Miss and setting a Guinness record.
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