Folks in New Orleans celebrate the New Year distinctively compared to other cities. For a truly unforgettable experience, party organizers sprinkle the event with a uniquely New Orleans style. Whether you want to celebrate with a loud and happy crowd or calmly at a New Orleans hotels for New Year's Eve, the city will be sure to keep up with your choice.
For excitement, music, and crowd-loving travelers, Jackson Square is the only place to be. It's located in the middle of Jax Brewery Shopping Mall and the French Market on Decatur Street. The New Year’s countdown features the fleur-de-lis symbol descending from a pole followed by a splendid fireworks display.
This lush waterfront park is located along the Mississippi River. It gives a clear and romantic vantage point to view the fireworks during New Year’s Eve. It closes right after the fireworks but is within easy reach of all the nearby NYE after parties.
Heading out to Algiers Point at New Year's Eve allows you to view the fireworks set against New Orleans’s stunning skyline. The ambiance from this side is more laid back and tranquil. It's located at 101 Morgan St., not far from many New Orleans hotels for New Year's Eve.
Being an expert in festivities, New Orleans has a myriad of family activities available. The events are varied so it’s easy to find the perfect way to enjoy the holiday as a family.
The Louisiana Children’s Museum ends the year with a festive celebration ideal for families with young kids. Participants get to enjoy the countdown to noon, with games, party props, plus all the amenities of the museum.
This is another exciting way for families to greet the New Year. The party features a noon countdown with matching sparkling apple cider and family-friendly activities. Audubon members don’t need to pay for admission while non-members have to pay the regular entrance fee.
This annual parade is an entertaining event for all ages. It is a Mardi Gras-style spectacle with festive floats, bands, and entertainers. To make sure you won’t miss this, book to stay New Orleans vacation rentals for New Year's Eve.