For every New Year’s Eve that comes around, we sit and we wonder “What can we do this year, to end the year with a bang and start the next one in happiness?” The perfect New Year’s Eve awaits you in New Orleans this 2017; whether you are someone who loves to party or someone who loves quiet time with family. There is plenty to do in New Orleans for the countdown and the following are just examples of some of the best spots to be when the clock strikes twelve.
If you are a lover of crowds and a lover of excitement then head on down to Jackson Square for the Crescent City Countdown and witness the dropping of the famous Fleur de Lis from the Jax Brewery, which will promptly be followed by the showcase of fireworks. Many local musicians will also be showcasing their talent for all to see, so you know this is an event you can not miss.
Another noteworthy event is the famed Big Night New Orleans New Year’s Eve Gala. It will be held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown New Orleans. Big Night New Orleans is similar to the Other Big Night America Galas held in different cities across the country and features multiple dance floors, multiple themed party areas, a world class DJ line-up and much more. As always, first class cuisine will be on offer for all to enjoy, so grab your tickets early for this unforgettable event.
Is it the New Year’s Eve or the Zoo Year’s Eve? Yes, that is right- Zoo Year’s Eve. That is the name of the yearly event being put on by the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Celebrate the coming of the New Year in style and enjoy the fun, games and prizes being offered by the zoo with the whole family. Activities will take place at the Capital One Stage and Field.
The Jackson Brewery Bistro, a bar is the place to be this New Year’s Eve for the Ball Drop. Doors will open at 9 p.m. You will be entertained by aerial artists, acro-contortionists and a thrilling atmosphere rarely experienced in New Orleans. In addition, you can enjoy the showing of the Fireworks from their balcony which overlooks the mighty Mississippi river. Grab your tickets while you can and attend this premium open bar and food event. Complimentary champagne will also be served at twelve midnight.
New Year Cruise
Join friends and family aboard the Award winning Paddle wheeler Creole Queen through the New Orleans firework celebration. Enjoy Cruise within a stunning outlook of the midnight fireworks up above the Mississippi River. There will be a late night buffet, an open house bar, DJ entertainment and champagne toast at midnight. Boarding begins at 10 p.m. sharp. Take your friends and family out for a cruise of the Mississippi River. It will be a night you won’t forget.
Popular hotels in New Orleans are Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, Cotton Exchange Hotel, Hilton New Orleans St Charles Avenue Hotel, Bourbon Orleans Hotel, Hampton Inn New Orleans Downtown, etc. Do remember to book your room in advance to avoid any last-minute problems.
New Orleans has many great things to offer everyone on New Year’s Eve 2017. Don’t stay home and be a couch potato; go out and enjoy the night.