With a vibrant music culture, glittering riverfront views, a rich partying heritage, and one of the hottest live entertainment scenes in the country, New Orleans reigns supreme as one of the nightlife capitals of America. The city offers up a range of different New Year’s Eve events, including live concerts, velvet-rope parties, and riverfront bashes, and is constantly teeming with thousands of fun-loving partygoers.
However, keeping track of all the New Year’s Eve parties in New Orleans can be a bit overwhelming. This year, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of the best events and have sorted them by popularity for your convenience. If you’re planning on spending New Year’s Eve in New Orleans, scroll through the list below and check out some of the hottest events in town.
This December 31st, head down to the French Quarter and watch the city streets come alive with laughter and color as you explore some of the hottest New Year’s events in New Orleans. Make sure you swing by Decatur Street, which is home to legendary venues such as Pat O’s On The River and the House of Blues.
New Orleans has something for everybody, so get ready to enjoy an unforgettable night out in one America’s hottest nightlife destinations. The New Year’s Eve Party at the House Of Blues promises to be a sell-out success, with New Orleans-based Better Than Ezra and a stellar lineup of supporting acts performing live that evening. If white-glove attention, champagne toasts, and lush surroundings are your craze, we recommend you head over to the New Year’s Eve Countdown at the Westin New Orleans Canal Place. For a change of pace, take a trip down memory lane and live out all your flapper fantasies at A Gatsby Affair at Mag’s 940.
If none of these events take your fancy, scroll down to view a selection of many more of the most popular events in New Orleans. Each event offers a range of different ticketing options, so watch out for early-bird deals and VIP specials. Lastly, we’ll be constantly updating the event listing and adding new events, so make sure you check back regularly and purchase your New Year’s Eve tickets while they’re still available.