New Orleans Music & Event Venues

Best Party Places in New Orleans

New Orleans is a city that is synonymous with heavy drinking, endless partying, and amazing entertainment. Bourbon Street has acquired a reputation as the city's primary nightlife thoroughfare, but amazing places can be found scattered throughout the entirety of NOLA. Here you'll find all types of places from trendy nightclubs, to intimate lounges, to popular live music venues. No matter what sort of experience you're looking for, you're sure to find the perfect spot to let loose somewhere in this guide.

So that you don't get lost trying to decide between all of the awesome places in this list, we have included some handy search tools to make your time here go as smoothly as possible. Maybe you're planning on restricting your partying to a certain neighborhood in New Orleans, such as the French Quarter, Warehouse District, or Lower Garden District. If so, just select your chosen neighborhood from the list on the left side of the screen. You can also search places by type to bring up only those places that most closely match what you have in mind. Choose from live music venues, bars, lounges, and many other types of places and find exactly what you're looking for.

Once you find a place that catches your interest, make sure to check out its page. Each place has its own page full of important information, such as whether or not there is a dress code. This is also where you can sign up for the guest list and check out all of the upcoming events at each place. Look through photos here too so you have a pretty good idea what you're getting yourself into before you step foot in the venue.

There you have it, all of NOLA's best places to party! Go ahead and pick your favorite, buy tickets to any upcoming events, and get ready to have the time of your life!

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Colette New Orleans

822 Gravier St, New Orleans, Louisiana (Central Business District) United States

504 - 588-1517

Colette is a lifestyle club for couples and singles located in downtown New Orleans. Have a fun, sexy time with other like-minded people in a classy BYOB establishment. The club has many different play areas, including a dance floor, private rooms, several lounges, and a movie theater. [more]

Pat O’s On The River

600 Decatur St, New Orleans, Louisiana United States


Pat O's on the River, located on the 3rd floor of Jax Brewery in the French Quarter of New Orleans, provides sweeping views of the Mississippi River and French Quarter. The classic old New Orleans architecture of antique brick walls, wrought iron accents, floor to ceiling windows, and mahogany bars creates a uniquely elegant venue to host your [more]

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Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club

225 Bourbon St, New Orleans, Louisiana (French Quarter) United States


Larry Flint's Hustler Club is an exclusive strip club located in the bustling French Quarter. It is the perfect place to enjoy top-shelf liquor and take in a captivating show by one of the venue's many gorgeous dancers. The venue boasts three separate and serves as the perfect setting for birthdays and bachelor parties. Click here for more info. [more]

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Cat’s Meow

701 Bourbon St, New Orleans, Louisiana (French Quarter) United States

504 - 523-2788

The World Famous Cats Meow first opened its doors in December of 1989. At the time, karaoke in America was in it's infancy and we were one of the first bars to try out the new entertainment concept. In less than a year, Cats Meow became the largest "on premise" account for both Miller and Budweiser products in the New Orleans area. A year later, [more]

Club 735

735 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, Louisiana United States


Club 735 is located on Bourbon Street, in the French Part of New Orleans. The venue boasts three separate setting, each offering its own unique take on nightlife. Whether you're a local, or you're just visiting, you've gotta check this place out for yourself. Click here for more information. [more]