New Orleans knows how to make moments unforgettable. The city has a festive, joyful spirit that is second to none, making every celebration a special event.

And when you decide to say “I do” with a New Orleans destination wedding, you might be inclined to keep the good times rolling even after your reception winds down. Which is why we’ve rounded up only-in-New Orleans spots for your wedding after-party!

Here’s how you can continue the celebration after your NOLA wedding reception. How to Continue the Celebration After Your NOLA Wedding | New Orleans

Keep the Party Going at Pat O’Brien’s

Nothing beats a party at one of the French Quarter’s oldest and most famous bars. Be sure to snap a group photo in front of the blazing courtyard fountain and grab a seat at the piano bar for a night full of unforgettable memories!

Love Makes the Carousel Bar Go ‘Round

The eye-catching, whimsical décor of New Orleans’ only rotating bar is the ideal atmosphere for your post-wedding party. Be sure to order a round of the bar’s signature Vieux Carré cocktail to celebrate!

Find the City’s Signature Sound at Fritzel’s

Jazz up your big day with an evening stop at Fritzels. New Orleans’ oldest operating jazz club provides a timeless soundtrack and a fun-filled vibe that is sure to keep the party going.


Hop on stage and sing your heart at the world famous karaoke bar, Cats Meow. If you're looking to keep the celebration going and energies high, there is no better way to do that than rocking out on stage! 

Follow the Fun on Frenchmen Street

Live, local music is a must for any New Orleans celebration. Take the party to Frenchmen Street for block after block of venues filled with some of the best music in the city.

Make the Night Last Forever with a Stroll Down Bourbon Street

New Orleans’ most famous street is the perfect match for your afterparty. Head to the French Quarter, join the crowd, and let the festive spirit of Bourbon Street make your celebration extra special!

With so many iconic spots for your pre and post-wedding festivities, you can plan a New Orleans wedding that’s guaranteed to be an unforgettable event. 

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