Bourbon Street

No bachelorette party in New Orleans would be complete without spending some time on the iconic Bourbon Street. While it can get rowdy once the sun goes down, during the day and early evening Bourbon Street offers a lively atmosphere minus the over-the-top craziness of the late-night crowd. Pop in and out of bars like The Dungeon, Latitude 29, and Bourbon Heat for festive drinks and good times with your crew. Don’t miss a visit to the one and only Pat O’Brien’s piano bar for their famous Hurricane cocktails. Make sure to fuel up on some beignets and cafe au lait at the world-famous Cafe Du Monde before continuing your NOLA bachelorette adventures!

Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

Corks N Canvas

Unleash your inner Picasso and create a masterpiece to commemorate your bachelorette bash at Corks N Canvas. This BYOB paint and sip studio offers guided painting classes in a lively atmosphere. With step-by-step instruction from talented artists, you and your friends can unwind with a glass of wine and produce artwork way cooler than anything you did in elementary school art class. No painting experience required! Corks N Canvas even provides light snacks to fuel your creativity. Visit their website to browse class themes and reserve your spots.

Corks N Canvas, 808 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Jackson Square

Make a stop at Jackson Square to explore the iconic St. Louis Cathedral and stroll amongst street performers and artists. Get your tarot cards read by one of the area’s resident psychics to gain insight about the bride’s future and have a unique experience you’ll laugh about for years. When hunger strikes, grab a tasty beignet from Cafe Du Monde or a po’ boy sandwich from the nearby Central Grocery.

Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116

Frenchmen Street

When the sun goes down, make your way to Frenchmen Street for some of the best live music in town. With a lively but less chaotic vibe than Bourbon Street, Frenchmen is the place to go for great bars, restaurants, and music clubs. Sing and dance along to jazz, blues, funk, and brass bands galore. Some top spots to check out include The Spotted Cat, Maison, and Three Muses. Don’t forget to people watch from a table outside dba for a true NOLA experience.

Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 70116

Food Tour

A bachelorette party isn’t complete without lots of delicious food and drinks. Let a local guide you to the best spots to sample Crescent City specialties like gumbo, jambalaya, muffalettas, and po’ boys on a fun and filling food tour. NOLA Food Tours has various options to match your interests, including a tasty Creole New Orleans food tour that hits up top spots in the French Quarter. Work up an appetite dancing the night before so you’re ready to feast!

NOLA Food Tours, 646 Carondelet St Suite 122, New Orleans, LA 70130

Get Adventurous on a Swamp Tour

For a taste of adventure outside the city, book a small or private group swamp tour. Cruise through the bayous of Louisiana looking for alligators, exotic birds, turtles, and other wildlife. Many reputable tour companies like Cajun Encounters offer hotel pick-up and drop-off, so transportation is a breeze. Don’t forget your camera to capture photos holding baby alligators that are sure to get lots of likes!

Cajun Encounters Tour Co, 537-B S Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Brunch It Up on Magazine Street

Sleep in after a late night on the town and reenergize with a leisurely bachelorette brunch on lively Magazine Street. The expansive menu at The Ruby Slipper Cafe offers southern brunch faves and innovative creations like Bananas Foster Pancakes and BBQ Shrimp & Grits. Or check out Lilly’s Cafe for Vietnamese-inspired dishes and French Quarter flair. Wherever you choose, carb up on beignets, biscuits, and bottomless mimosas for the day ahead.

The Ruby Slipper Cafe, 2001-2023 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Pamper Yourself at a Spa

In between all the eating, drinking, and dancing, treat yourself to some pampering and relaxation at a New Orleans spa. Choose from indulgent massages, facials, body treatments, and more in between bachelorette festivities. Or schedule appointments together as a group and make it a spa day. Some top-rated spots include the Four Seasons Hotel Spa, the Ritz-Carlton’s Le Spa, and the Greenhouse Spa at the Roosevelt Hotel.

Bourbon Street Bachelorette Party

Make the most of NOLA’s famous nightlife scene with this bachelorette itinerary focused on Bourbon Street. Start your evening with pre-dinner cocktails at The Dungeon before heading to Muriel’s Jackson Square for Creole fine dining. After dinner, head back to Bourbon Street to bar hop along the neon-lit blocks. Stop at Bourbon Cowboy for line dancing and live music. Then keep the party going with daiquiris at Tropical Isle and piano singalongs at Pat O’Brien’s before ending the night at Bourbon Heat dancing on the bar.

Nature and Adventure Bachelorette

For the outdoor loving bride-to-be, this itinerary mixes natural beauty with exciting adventures. Begin with a thrilling airboat ride through the bayou with a stop at Global Wildlife Center to meet zebras, camels, and bison. Next, replenish with a picnic lunch in City Park under the moss-draped oaks. Escape the city on an afternoon swamp tour to spot gators and other wildlife. Cap off your day of adventure with a relaxing sunset river cruise down the mighty Mississippi.

Spa and Shopping Bachelorette

Pamper the bride with a zen bachelorette itinerary focused on relaxation and retail therapy. Start with massages, facials, and body treatments at the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Spa. After soothing morning spa services, break for a light lunch on Magazine Street at Lilly’s Cafe. Spend the afternoon popping in and out of boutiques for the bride’s wedding registry picks. Wrap up with sunset cocktails and tapas at Bacchanal in the Garden District.

Rent a Party Bus to Cruise NOLA in Style

Exploring New Orleans on a party bus takes the fun up a notch, allowing your whole bachelorette crew to arrive at destinations together in comfort and style. Our party buses and limo buses are perfect for bachelorette bashes, decked out with leather seats, premium sound systems, light shows, and more. Plus, they come with a designated team so you don’t have to worry about transportation. Sit back, relax, and let the good times roll! Contact New Orleans Party Buses at 504-264-9422 to get a custom quote.