Jackson Square

Get your group in the holiday spirit with some caroling in lively Jackson Square. This National Historic Landmark comes alive with musicians, artists, and street performers throughout the year. The Christmas season brings a spike in carolers filling the square with festive tunes. Have your party bus drop your group off right at Jackson Square, then break out into your best renditions of holiday classics. Let your voices ring out as you wander amid the decorated square with the stunning St. Louis Cathedral as your backdrop. Just be respectful of the various artists and other performers entertaining crowds nearby. After working up an appetite, pop into one of the many excellent eateries nearby. Cafe du Monde is a classic for hot beignets dusted with powdered sugar. Or opt for a po’ boy at the historic Napoleon House.

Attend Celebration in the Oaks

Speaking of City Park Festival of Lights, you won’t want to miss the grand finale event, Celebration in the Oaks. Each December, City Park hosts this dazzling holiday party to close out the Festival of Lights. Your group can savor live music, watch festive performances, feast on delicious food, and more. The park’s signature light displays provide a magical backdrop for the evening. Celebration in the Oaks takes place on select nights in December. Check the Festival of Lights schedule for exact dates. Timed-entry tickets are required and often sell out, so book your party bus and reserve tickets early through New Orleans City Park. Our party buses can provide direct transportation for your group to and from Celebration in the Oaks.

Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, head to the ice skating rink atop the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel on Canal Street. This seasonal rink lets you glide above New Orleans with incredible views of the city. Skating sessions last 1.5 hours and include skate rentals. Since parking is limited near the hotel, let New Orleans Party Buses handle transportation for your group. We can pick you up and drop you off right in front of the Astor Crowne Plaza, then wait nearby as you enjoy time on the ice. After working up an appetite skating, hop back on your party bus and head to the French Quarter for a delicious holiday meal. Popular options include Arnaud’s Restaurant, Galatoire’s, or Brennan’s Restaurant.

Candy Cane Lane

For holiday whimsy, take a walk down Candy Cane Lane in Algiers Point. Each December, this quaint neighborhood lights up like the North Pole thanks to elaborate home displays. You’ll find lights galore, inflatable Santas, and Christmas tunes piping through the streets. Have your party bus drop your group near the corner of Delaronde and Opelousas in Algiers Point. Take your time strolling Candy Cane Lane, admiring each home’s over-the-top decor. Snap some festive photos in front of the brightest displays. After working up an appetite, hop back aboard your party bus and head to one of Algiers Point’s local eateries. Try the fried chicken and waffles at the old-school Crabby Jack’s or the po’ boys at Domilise’s.

Allstate Sugar Bowl

Looking for some seasonal football action? Catch one of college football’s most prestigious bowl games, the Allstate Sugar Bowl, on January 1st each year. Top teams face off in this primetime showdown at the Caesars Superdome. It’s one of the can’t-miss sporting events in New Orleans each holiday season. Skip the headache of stadium parking and ride to the Sugar Bowl in style on our party bus. We’ll pick your group up and drop you off right outside the Superdome’s gates. After the game, our bus will be waiting to take you back home or to celebrate at a local restaurant or bar.

Parade Route

The holiday season brings festive parades rolling through the streets of New Orleans. Locals and visitors alike bundle up on the curbs of the city’s main Parade Route to catch flying beads and Wave to floats. Popular parades include the Krewe of Jingle parade in December and the Phunny Phorty Phellows in January. A party bus rental simplifies enjoying the seasonal parades with a group. No need to fight for parking or transport tailgating setups. Our buses allow you to bring food, drinks, chairs, and blankets aboard to get parade-ready. Many even feature onboard restrooms and entertainment systems.

Masquerade Ball

Tap into the festive revelry of New Orleans with a magical masquerade ball. Multiple venues from bars to event halls host glamorous soirees each holiday season. Don your best formalwear and ornate masks for a sophisticated group night out. Secure your party bus transportation from New Orleans Party Buses to simplify your group’s evening. Avoid troublesome logistics like parking and coordination between parties. We can pick your group up and provide direct, convenient transportation to and from your chosen masquerade ball locale.

Enjoy a Carriage Ride Along the River

For old-fashioned holiday ambiance, take your group on a festive carriage ride along the Mississippi River. Several local companies offer carriage tours that roll past Jackson Square, the French Quarter riverfront, and other iconic New Orleans sights. The 60-90 minute rides let you take in the seasonal decor while hearing interesting history and trivia. Book your group’s carriage ride time slot in advance, then call New Orleans Party Buses at 504-264-9422 to coordinate transportation. We can drop your group off right at the carriage departure point, then provide convenient shuttle service back to your next destination after your ride. Carriage rides will get you in the holiday mood, so consider having your party bus take you to the Roosevelt Hotel’s sophisticated Sazerac Bar afterwards. Sip their signature Ramos Gin Fizz or other seasonal cocktails with your group.

Rent With New Orleans Party Buses To Hit Every Attraction

The holidays truly are magical in New Orleans, with endless festive activities to enjoy. Avoid the headaches of multiple vehicles and public parking by renting a party bus for your group’s holiday adventures. New Orleans Party Buses offers a wide selection of buses and elite service. Our experienced team knows the city and will handle logistics, allowing your group to simply enjoy the season. Give us a call today at 504-264-9422 to book your party bus rental for an unforgettable New Orleans holiday celebration!