Jackson Square

Jackson Square is a historic park in the heart of the French Quarter that perfectly captures the festive spirit of the holidays. This National Historic Landmark features the breathtaking St. Louis Cathedral with its bright holiday lights and decor. The entire square comes alive with carolers, street performers, and artists displaying their festive works. Bring your group down to Jackson Square to marvel at the cathedral’s illuminations, browse through the outdoor artist market, and enjoy live entertainment. Warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee from the Cafe du Monde as you take in the sights and sounds of the holidays in New Orleans. New Orleans Party Bus Company  offers party bus rentals that can accommodate anywhere from 20 to 50 passengers. Our luxury vehicles feature plush leather seating, pulsating lights, and top-notch audiovisual equipment to keep your group entertained on the way to Jackson Square. We’ll handle driving and parking so you can focus on having fun.

Jackson Square 700 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116 (504) 522-0376

Celebration in the Oaks

Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans City Park is one of the most magical holiday light displays in the country. Wind through over a mile of custom-designed lighting installations featuring over a million lights. This annual event runs from late November through early January. Marvel at the giant oak trees draped in shimmering lights and stop for photos at installations like the swirling sea serpent and the glowing cathedral. Don’t miss the storybook forest filled with scenes from classic fairy tales depicted in lights. Grab a cup of hot cocoa and ride the holiday-themed amusement park rides like the Lil’ Express Train for the full experience. New Orleans Party Bus Company provides private transportation for groups of all sizes. Our party buses range from 14 passengers to 50 passengers so we can accommodate any size group. Our drivers are experts at navigating New Orleans and will provide door-to-door service from your hotel to Celebration in the Oaks and back again.

Celebration in the Oaks
New Orleans City Park, 1 Palm Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124 (504) 483-9402

Audubon Zoo Holiday Lights

At the Audubon Zoo Holiday Lights, experience the magic of the holidays against the beautiful backdrop of live oak trees. This family-friendly event transforms the zoo into a world of dazzling displays and animated lightscapes. Discover over 50 animal-themed light displays, enjoy festive live entertainment, and meet Santa! Ride the magical train through safari scenes, frolic in the Arctic ice castle, and warm up by the bonfire with roasted marshmallows. Don’t miss the carousel and the ice skating rink for even more festive fun. With so much to see and do, you’ll want to spend the whole evening taking in this bright holiday wonderland. New Orleans Party Bus Company offers private transportation for groups visiting the Audubon Zoo Holiday Lights. Our party buses allow your entire group to travel together in comfort and style with top-notch amenities. No need to worry about parking or coordinating multiple vehicles – just sit back and enjoy the ride!

Audubon Zoo Holiday Lights 6500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70118 (504) 861-2537

Christmas at the Bonnaire

For a truly magical holiday lights experience, check out Christmas at the Bonnaire in New Orleans East. This family-run display features over a million dazzling lights and large-scale displays across ten acres. Grab a cup of cookies and hot chocolate and stroll through scenes like the Enchanted Forest, Santa’s Village, and the 300-ft Christmas tree. Kids will love writing letters in Santa’s Post Office and you can even visit live reindeer! On select nights, you can take a ride on The Polar Express train ride for an additional cost. With so many impressive light displays and activities, Christmas at the Bonnaire is a must-do holiday event for groups visiting New Orleans. New Orleans Party Bus Company offers private transportation for groups of all sizes to Christmas at the Bonnaire. Our party buses feature fun lighting effects, plush seating, expanded legroom, and top-quality audio/video options to make your trip enjoyable for guests of all ages. Leave the driving to us and focus on creating special memories at this spectacular holiday lights event.

Christmas at the Bonnaire 6000 Lake Forest Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70127 (504) 244-1090

Fairgrounds Holiday Light Safari

Cruise through the Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots’ mile-long Holiday Light Safari for a family-friendly display of over 300 lit scenes. This walkable holiday lights adventure located just outside the New Orleans’ CBD features dazzling holiday light tunnels, festive music, and light-up displays of fairground rides. Kids will love the area dedicated just for them with activities like writing letters to Santa and visiting live reindeer. Enjoy fairground treats like hot chocolate and funnel cake as you take in this brightly lit holiday wonderland. With millions of lights and special holiday entertainment, the Fairgrounds Holiday Light Safari is one of the best places in New Orleans to get into the holiday spirit with your group. New Orleans Party Bus Company offers private party bus transportation for groups of all sizes to the Fair Grounds Holiday Light Safari. We’ll pick your group up, handle parking and traffic, and get everyone to the event smoothly. Our party buses range from 14 to 50 passengers so we have a vehicle that will fit your group size. Upgrade your holiday trip with a New Orleans Party Bus Company!

Fairgrounds Holiday Light Safari
1751 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70119 (504) 944-5515

Canal Street Light Display

No holiday trip to New Orleans is complete without a stroll down festive, decorated Canal Street. The bright holiday lights strung high across the street make the bustling downtown boulevard shine each evening during the holidays. From colorful wreaths to glittering snowflakes and bright curling ribbon displays, Canal Street is a vibrant corridor of holiday decor. Bring your group downtown to view the elaborate window displays and gorgeous holiday decorations along Canal Street. Pop into shops for some souvenir shopping or linger outside admiring the light displays. End your evening watching the massive Celebration in Lights Holiday show projected onto the city’s skyscrapers at 6 and 8 p.m. each evening. New Orleans Party Bus Company offers private transportation in style down to Canal Street for holiday light viewing. Our party buses feature fun lighting effects, plush and spacious seating, and top-of-the-line audio and video options to keep your guests entertained. Avoid the stress of parking and traffic downtown and let our experienced drivers bring your group downtown for the full Canal Street holiday experience.

Canal Street Light Display
Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

Festival of the Bonfires

About an hour’s drive west of New Orleans lies the charming river town of Lutcher, home of the annual Festival of the Bonfires. Held in December, this local tradition celebrates historic bonfires lighted along the levees of the Mississippi. Originally lit as a guide for “Papa Noel” on his Christmas Eve deliveries, view dozens of these massive, intricate structures adorned with holiday decor and lights. Festival events include live music, arts and crafts, and kid-friendly activities. Your group can even vote for their favorite bonfire design! For an authentic Louisiana holiday experience, book a New Orleans Party Bus Company and experience the Festival of Bonfires with your group. Your party bus allows everyone to travel comfortably together and ensures you arrive on time to view the bonfire lighting spectacle on the levee.

Festival of the Bonfires Lutcher, LA (225) 869-4862

Rivertown Holiday Light Safari

Just over the river from New Orleans in Kenner, Louisiana, the Rivertown Holiday Light Safari awaits. This walking light show features creative holiday-themed light displays and scenes including a dazzling 12 Days of Christmas section. Historic Rivertown’s brick walkways and buildings provide a festive backdrop for this mile-long trail of lights. Fun touches like a glowing snowball toss game and opportunities for selfies with Santa make this light display an interactive adventure. Enjoy live music, festive treats, and even holiday-themed laser shows on select nights! New Orleans Party Bus Company can provide easy transportation for your group to experience Rivertown’s Holiday Light Safari together. Our party buses keep your group comfortable and entertained during the ride with amenities like leather seats, beat-blasting audio systems, dance poles and lights, and video screens. Skip the holiday traffic headaches and let us drive you straight to the glowing holiday wonderland of the Rivertown Light Safari.

Rivertown Holiday Light Safari 405 Williams Blvd, Kenner, LA 70062 (504) 468-7231

Celebration Along the River

Celebration Along the River in historic Woldenberg Park on the Mississippi River features stunning views and holiday fun. This outdoor event includes projection shows lighting up the riverside skyline, visits with Santa, rides like the 150-foot tall Ferris wheel, ice skating by the river, festive foods, holiday drinks, and more. A walkable holiday market village also awaits with local artisans and tasty treats. New Orleans Party Bus Company offers private party bus transportation for groups looking to experience this festive riverfront event together. Avoid the headache of parking downtown and traffic congestion and let us safely transport your group to Celebration Along the River. Our party buses feature fun lighting effects, plush seating, expanded legroom for comfort, and top quality audio/video options to keep your guests entertained.

Celebration Along the River
Woldenberg Park, 1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Reveillon Dinners

Get into the holiday spirit with the traditional Creole Reveillon dinners offered in December at fine dining restaurants across New Orleans. These special prix fixe meals reflective of 19th century Creole holiday feasts feature dishes like oysters, turtle soup, and foie gras. Many restaurants offer live jazz or caroling to accompany these delicious holiday meals. New Orleans Party Bus Company offers private party bus transportation to make your group’s Reveillon dinner experience even more special. Avoid the stress of traffic and parking and let us pick up your group and deliver you in style to restaurants like Arnaud’s, Brennan’s, or Commander’s Palace to experience these time-honored New Orleans holiday dining traditions together. Our party buses feature plush leather seating, dance poles, disco lighting, and audio/video equipment to get the party started on the way to your elegant holiday dinner.

Rent a Party Bus from New Orleans Party Bus Company

The holidays in New Orleans are full of seasonal magic across the city from light displays to parades, holiday markets, and festive shows. Exploring everything during the packed holiday season is made easy with a party bus rental from New Orleans Party Bus Company. Our party buses keep your group together and ensure everyone arrives at holiday events on time and in style. New Orleans Party Bus Company offers luxury party bus rentals that can accommodate anywhere from 20 to 50 passengers. That makes us the perfect transportation solution for holiday tour groups, corporate holiday parties, friend get-togethers, and any large group looking to experience New Orleans’ holiday celebrations to the fullest.

Our party buses are outfitted with:

  • Plush leather seating
  • Pulsating party lights
  • High-end audio/video equipment
  • Dance poles
  • Built-in ice chests
  • LED screens

Let us handle driving, parking, and logistics while you and your group relax and soak in the magical ambiance of the holidays in New Orleans. We offer door-to-door service to all the best holiday lights, events, attractions, and restaurants in The Big Easy. To book your holiday party bus rental in New Orleans, call New Orleans Party Bus Company today at 504-459-0899. Our live booking agents are available 24/7 to help you plan transportation for your special seasonal visit to New Orleans.