New Orleans NYE 2023

New Orleans New Year's Eve 2023 Events

New Orleans New Year's Eve 2023 Events

New Year's Eve in New Orleans

Average temperature low and high: 46°-65°
You can't go wrong with celebrating in the Big Easy for New Year's Eve. Make a reservation at a fine restaurant and bring in 2021 with quality bubbly or bring it in on the Mississippi River by booking a dinner cruise on the famous Steamboat NATCHEZ. You can also celebrate the New Year downtown by strolling with a drink on New Orleans' well-known party street, Bourbon St., or with an official countdown at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.

New Year's Eve Event Calendar

Allstate Sugar Bowl New Year's Eve Parade

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Every year, the second-oldest college football bowl game takes place in New Orleans, bringing lots of additional visitors! On New Year’s Eve, the Allstate Sugar Bowl kicks off with a parade. Celebrate the New Year by experiencing a Mardi Gras-style parade with floats, bands, dancers, and other participants! The route will begin at Elysian Fields Avenue and Decatur Street at 2 pm, continue through the French Quarter, and end at Canal Street. The parade is free to attend for everyone.

Steamboat Natchez New Year's Eve Extravaganza

Steamboat Natchez New Year\'s Eve Extravaganza

Board the historic Steamboat Natchez for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve night on the Mississippi River. The 2-hour cruise will lead up to the midnight celebration and will feature hand-passed menus, live music to dance to, and of course, a front-row seat to the firework show on the river. The dinner cruise is a popular celebration, so making reservations ahead of time is recommended.

Big Night New Orleans NYE Gala

Big Night New Orleans NYE Gala

New Orleans' largest NYE party truly has it all. Live music, including bands and DJs, set the tone for this lively but classy gala. In addition to the multi-stage music performances, all drinks are included with your ticket, and an impressive selection of food is included with VIP and velvet rope tickets. You can also stay entertained by playing casino games or viewing the burlesque show. The gala is held at Hyatt Regency from 9:00 pm to 1:30 am. Check out ticket offerings (ranging from $109-$159) by clicking here.

Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve

Dick Clark\'s New Year\'s Rockin\' Eve Play Video

New Orleans is the designated central time zone host of the famous Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve celebration. Live music keeps the crowd entertained in Jackson Square up to the New Year's countdown and fireworks show. Bring in the New Year New Orleans' style at this iconic celebration.

New Years Eve Bourbon Street Balcony Party

New Years Eve Bourbon Street Balcony Party

Bring in the new year on New Orleans’ most iconic party street. Be in the midst of the excitement by experiencing Bourbon Street on a balcony! This unique celebration features three hours of an open premium bar, light bites, a midnight champagne toast, and New Year’s Eve party favors. Enjoy New Year's Eve in style with a great view above the crowd. Tickets start at $225.

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