New Orleans New Year's Eve 2021 Events

New Year's Eve in New Orleans

Average temperature low and high: 46°-65°

With milder weather in December, New Orleans is an alternative to colder parts of the country for New Year’s Eve. With the Big Easy being a city known for partying, it’s a great place to bring in 2020 with a bang! Legally bring drinks outside while celebrating on Bourbon Street or enjoy one of the hundreds of parties held all over town. You can’t go wrong with New Orleans for New Year’s Eve; even if you simply wander the streets of the French Quarter, you’re sure to stumble into some fun!

 

New year's eve events calendar

AllState Sugar Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade

31 Dec, 2019
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AllState Sugar Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade

Every year, the second-oldest college football bowl game happens 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, continue through the French Quarter, and end at Canal Street.

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

31 Dec, 2019
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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!

Steamboat Natchez New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

31 Dec, 2019
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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!

Big Night New Orleans New Year’s Eve Gala

31 Dec, 2019
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Big Night New Orleans New Year’s Eve Gala

Dress to be seen and head down to the Hyatt Regency Hotel for the city’s biggest midnight celebration of the New Year! This all-inclusive gala will feature multiple bars open all night, multiple party rooms and dancing areas, food cooked by an award-winning chef, a midnight champagne toast, party favors, and live music performances.

New Years Eve Bourbon Street Balcony Party

31 Dec, 2019
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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, but avoid the crowds by experiencing Bourbon Street on a balcony! This unique celebration will feature 3 hours of an open premium bar, light bites, a midnight champagne toast, and New Year’s Eve party favors.

DJ Soul Sister's 17th Annual New Year's Eve Soul Train

31 Dec, 2019
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DJ Soul Sister's 17th Annual New Year's Eve Soul Train

Dance the night away and bring in 2020 with DJ Soul Sister, the award-winning “queen of rare groove!” This New Year’s Eve celebration will feature featuring vintage Soul Train projections, the Booty Patrol Dancers, and a midnight champagne toast!

New Orleans Concerts in December

  • 12/31/2020 Tootsie - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/30/2020 Tootsie - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/29/2020 Tootsie - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/12/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/12/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/11/2020 Andy Shauf & Faye Webster One Eyed Jacks Buy Tickets
  • 12/11/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/10/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/10/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/09/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/08/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/06/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/06/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/05/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/05/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/04/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/03/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/02/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets
  • 12/02/2020 All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite UNO Lakefront Arena Buy Tickets
  • 12/01/2020 Moulin Rouge - The Musical Saenger Theatre - New Orleans Buy Tickets

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