Welcoming New Year 2017 In New Orleans

New Years Eve in New Orleans

If you have not made plans to celebrate New Year Eve 2017, do not worry, it is never too late to plan a good trip and holiday enjoyment. You just have to book your tickets for the New Orleans in Louisiana State and sing and dance with the locals.

Introduction to New Orleans

New Orleans stands at the position of one of the major ports of United States of America and the largest city of Louisiana State. It is located in Southeastern Louisiana. This city is named after the Duke of Orleans who reigned the region for long. New Orleans is surrounded on north by St. Tamannay, on east by St. Bernard, on south by Plaquemines, and on south and west by Jefferson. The city is also bounded by two lakes, Lake Pontchartrain on north and Lake Borgne on East. Orlean Parish is the smallest Parish in Louisiana.

The city experiences a humid subtropical climate with hot humid summers and short mild winters. New Orleans is famous for its cross cultural heritage and multilingual tradition. It is the birthplace of Jazz therefore considered as the musical hub. Annual celebrations and festivals like Mardi Gras are very common in the city. New Orleans is considered to be the most unique state in United States. Hurricanes are a common threat to city.

Tourism industry is very well developed and plays a major role in economy of the city. There are many places for tourists to visit. Some of these include French Quarter, City Park, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Mardi Gras World, The Cabildo, Saint Louis Cemetery, Louisiana Children’s museum, Harrah’s New Orleans, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, Old Ursuline Convent, 1850 House, Gallier House, The Presbytere, Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans Botanical Garden and Six Flags New Orleans.


New Orleans welcomes the New Year with many celebrations. Some of the celebrations of city are not to be missed. Jackson square is the center of all celebrations in the city. the place amuses the tourists with live music performances. Crescent city says hello to New Year while chanting the countdown. As soon as the clock strikes twelve, New Orleans Fleur-de-lis drop starts. This is a traditional celebration of the city. with the Fleur-de-lis drop spectacular firework display is also shown on the Mississippi River.

Nightclubs in French Quarter also provide you with an opportunity to dance the whole night with your partners. Bourbon Street in the quarter has a lot of night clubs and pubs, all of which celebrate with live music, DJs and dances. Many restaurants in the place offer reveillon dinners including special menus and gourmet meals. For enjoying reveillon dinner, book your reservations early.  Live concerts including jazz are very common and are largely organized on the New Year Eves.

A very romantic way of welcoming the New Year Eve is on NYE Cruise. The riverboat cruises offer live entertainment, food, music, open bars, breath taking views of river bank places and a magnificent view point for watching firework display.


New Orleans provides accommodations to a vast range of tourists from around the world. Some of the accommodation places include W New Orleans- French Quarter, Hotel St. Marie, Hotel St. Pierre, Hotel Monteleone, Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Hotel Chateau Dupre and Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans. Accommodations should be booked a little earlier to avoid panic at the last moments moreover; low cost comfortable accommodations can also be booked by renting an apartment available for tourists.