New Orleans New Year's Eve 2021 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 events calendar

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

31 Dec, 2020
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Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

Head down to Jackson Square for one of the city’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations! Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve will take place at Jax Brewery and will feature special appearances, fireworks, and the fleur-de-lis drop (the Big Easy’s version of a ball drop). There will also be live music performances, past performers have included Imagine Dragons and Walk the Moon. This celebration is free and open to all! Plans for this annual event may change this year due to COVID-19; we will update any information that organizers may provide in the coming weeks.

Steamboat Natchez New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

31 Dec, 2020
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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!

New Years Eve Bourbon Street Balcony Party

31 Dec, 2020
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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 will feature an open premium bar, light bites, a midnight champagne toast, and New Year’s Eve party favors. Plans for this annual event may change this year due to COVID-19; we will update any information that organizers may provide in the coming weeks. 

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