Nightlife
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A good thing about being on vacation is that every day can be a weekend day. Wanting to hit the coolest spots in the area is only natural. That’s why we wanted to showcase this area’s vibrant nightlife.

Below you’ll find a list of the most trendy and interesting places to check out while you’re in town. Whether you’re new to the area, looking for something different to do, or just visiting, we’re sure you’ll find something you’ll love.
Fritzel's European Jazz Pub
Fritzel's European Jazz Pub

(504) 586-4800

733 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70117   Directions Website

Spend an evening at the oldest jazz club in New Orleans, Fritzel's European Jazz Club. The club is located in the heart of the French Quarter and offers live shows almost every night of the week. Fritzel's has been open since 1969 and has a reputation for being a "home away from home" for many jazz musicians. Visit the nightlife destination and learn the stuff of a true New Orleans music venue.

House of Blues New Orleans
House of Blues New Orleans

(504) 310-4999

225 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions Website

Hit up one of America's favorite entertainment venues at the House of Blues. The New Orleans location has featured live music by performers like Eric Clapton, ZZ Top, Elton John, Willie Nelson, the Marley Brothers, John Mayer, and the Foo Fighters. While you're there, be sure to browse the art collection. The 298 piece collection is said to be the largest collection of folk art in the nation.

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar

(504) 593-9761

941 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions Website

Step foot in what is known as the oldest continually occupied bar in the nation, Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar. The bar resides in one of the oldest buildings in New Orleans and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1970. Its Bourbon Street location places the bar in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the French Quarter, making it the perfect nightlife spot for you to stop in and have a drink.

New Orleans Cats Meow
New Orleans Cats Meow

(505) 523-2951

701 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions Website

Take the stage at the New Orleans Cats Meow karaoke bar, where you can choose from hundreds of songs to serenade the crowd with. The karaoke attraction opened in 1989 in the French Quarter and has been named "the best karaoke bar in the world." The famed bar has been visited by celebrities like Brooks and Dunn, Depeche Mode, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Bill Gates, and many others.

Pat O'Brien's Bar Inc
Pat O'Brien's Bar Inc

(504) 525-4823

718 St Peter St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions Website

Visit the birthplace of the Hurricane cocktail and the number one alcohol-distributing establishment in the United States at Pat O'Brien's New Orleans. The bar has been a Crescent City institution since 1933 and continues to be one of the most visited attractions in the French Quarter. Be sure to check out the "dueling" pianos while you're sipping on that Hurricane.

Preservation Hall
Preservation Hall

(504) 522-2841

726 St Peter St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions Website

Visit a true New Orleans jazz institution at Preservation Hall. Since opening in 1961, the entertainment venue has continually hosted some of the best live jazz music in the city, performed by masters of the craft on a nightly basis. See what the New Orleans jazz scene is all about at this venue.

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro
Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro

(504) 949-0696

626 Frenchmen St
New Orleans, LA 70119   Directions Website

Check out the Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro for some of the best jazz music and food in the city. The nightlife venue has a dining room, a bar and music room waiting to wine, dine and entertain you. Snug Harbor hosts live music seven days a week in their cabaret-style music room, be ready for a full night of fun.

The Krazy Korner
The Krazy Korner

(504) 524-3157

640 Bourbon St
New Orleans, LA 70130   Directions Website

Party at a true New Orleans nightlife hot spot at the Krazy Korner. This club is located on the corner of Bourbon Street and St. Peter at the heart of the French Quarter, and is known for having one of the most fun party atmospheres in the city. Live music, dance music, loud music and drink specials are signature features at this bar.

d.b.a. New Orleans
d.b.a. New Orleans

(504) 942-3731

618 Frenchmen St
New Orleans, LA 70116   Directions Website

Come see performances by some of the best local musicians in the Crescent City area at d.b.a New Orleans. Not only does d.b.a..offer the best in nightlife entertainment and live local music, the venue has had a couple of superstars like Jimmy Buffet, Stevie Wonder and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown drop in for a show. Be sure to order a drink or two, the club has one of the best selections of beer and spirits in the city.

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