10 Best Places to Experience the Night Scene in NOLA
While missing out on the nickname, "the city that never sleeps", ask any New Orleans nightlife enthuisiast what sleep is, and rendering an answer will be difficult for them. The city that gives you Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest and Voodoo Fest among others knows how to show its residents and visitors a great time.
New Orleans nightlife caters to those who want to leave their cares at home, and let loose while they're visiting. Bourbon Street offers the most intensive after dark experience with "only in New Orleans" drinks, racous clubs playing your favorite songs, and things happening on the street that you can't help but stare at.... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "Don't worry about being a conformist. Grab at least one Hurricane while you're here. "
Local Expert Tip: "Follow Tipitina's on Facebook. They do free ticket giveaways to their shows quite frequently. "
Local Expert Tip: "If your primarily interested in sitting in one of the Carousel's revolving seats, don't come during peak hours or be plan on being patient. "
Local Expert Tip: "Check the concert calendar before your trip and get tickets in advance. "
Local Expert Tip: "If you are dying to get a seat, plan to attend one of the early mid-week shows. "
Local Expert Tip: "Simply put, be prepared for things to get wild."
Local Expert Tip: "If you don't plan on bumping and grinding to pop music during your Bourbon Street stroll, head straight to Old Absinthe. "
Local Expert Tip: "If Bourbon Street isn't your thing, but music is, check out Snug Harbor and the rest of the establishments on Frenchmen Street. "
Local Expert Tip: "If you are in town for Jazz Fest, be sure to head to Maple Leaf for one of the "after Jazz Fest" late night shows. Some of the lineups they are able to put together are ridiculous. "
- Neighborhood: French Quarter
Local Expert Tip: "If you plan on playing table games and aren't a high roller, get to the casino mid week or before nightfall to ensure yourself a seat at the table of your choice. "
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