Have the absolute time of your life and start the New Year the right way in the state of Louisiana. Experience an abundance of exciting events celebrating the state’s culture and tradition with Louisiana-style food, historic venues, and live entertainment. You’re sure to make memories and maybe some new friends this New Year’s Eve at the following celebrations ranging from glamorous parties to evening cruises in Louisiana.
Experience an epic New Year’s Eve at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Route. Attendees enjoy live entertainment by three Louisiana bands, a Louisiana-style dinner buffet, open bar, late night breakfast, champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, and overnight accommodations at this premier hotel.
Known as the “Times Square of the South”, the elegant Riverview Room makes the ideal New Year’s Eve celebration venue for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve. Enjoy premier live entertainment, a buffet dinner, premium open bar, champagne, fireworks, and stunning indoor and outdoor views of the ball drop at midnight in an upscale atmosphere.
Experience New Year’s Eve from a private balcony on Bourbon Street at Olde Nola Cookery. This colorful and welcoming restaurant offers an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet featuring a variety of traditional Cajun and Creole dishes plus a premium open bar and private balcony access on New Year’s Eve.
Ring in the New Year with Gatsby-esque glamor at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center in Baton Rouge. This fabulous Gatsby-inspired celebration takes place in two themed ballrooms complete with live big band entertainment, DJs, festive party favors, hors D’oeuvres, fireworks views, a champagne fountain, premium open bar, and champagne toast at midnight followed by a breakfast buffet. Don’t miss the photo ops with a 1935 Rolls Royce!
Bring in the New Year in style surrounded by creative vibes at A Midnight Affair New Year’s Eve party. Hosted at the Artispy Studio in Shreveport, this semi-formal party features live DJ entertainment, dancing, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, complimentary glass of champagne and cocktail, and countdown celebration for a New Year’s Eve you’re sure to remember!
Dress up in your best 1920’s attire and try your luck at a full-service casino night event this New Year’s Eve at The Wine Garden in Slidell. The New Year’s Eve 1920’s Great Gatsby Casino Night includes an opening stack of casino chips, delicious open buffet, cocktails, and a sparkling wine toast at midnight for a memorable night.
Funk yourself into the New Year in the heart of the French Quarter at the Funkin’ Into the New Year celebration, hosted in the lobby of the Royal Sonesta Hotel. This intimate event features world-class live funk music entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, festive party favors, a premium open bar, all-you-can-eat buffet, and champagne toast at midnight. Attendees can also enjoy complimentary cigars in the outdoor space.
For a fun-filled New Year’s Eve daytime celebration all ages can appreciate, head to the Children’s Museum of Acadiana. This family-friendly celebration features an outside carnival with tons of cool activities and exhibits, crafts, games with prizes to win, on-site concessions, balloons, a countdown, confetti blast, and much more. Support the museum and make memories on New Year’s Eve with the entire family!
Celebration New Year’s Eve from a front row seat to the Mississippi River aboard the Paddlewheeler Creale Queen. This New Year’s Eve Cruise offers an unforgettable New Year’s experience complete with an assortment of live band music, dancing, scrumptious hors d'oeuvres including crab cakes, crawfish pies, etc., a jumbo buffet, delicious desserts, festive party favors, an open bar, and champagne toast.
Step back into the 1990’s this New Year’s Eve at A Very 90’s New Year celebration, hosted at Fatty Arbuckles in Shreveport. All ages are welcome to the South’s favorite 90’s experience complete with live music entertainment on the Red River District Stage. Food and drinks are also available at this throwback celebration.