Sayonara to Singlehood
New Orleans has been rated one of the “Ten Best Cities for Hosting a Bachelor Party" for obvious reasons – because you can party all night long in the City that Care Forgot. Still, you can't drink all the time. Here are a few more to-dos to consider when planning your bon voyage to bachelorhood in New Orleans, along with some trusted vendors who can help you pull it off.
Ideas for Gals
• Make Your Own Perfume
Brides do a lot of hugging on their wedding days and you'll want to smell extra special. Have a private perfume-making party with your friends at Bourbon French Parfums and let a blending specialist help you create custom scents that reflect your unique personalities and body chemistries. Learn more.
• Learn How to Cajun Dance
We can’t think of anything more fun than dining on authentic South Louisiana cuisine and two-stepping the night away to Cajun music at Mulate's. Learn more.
• Celebrate at a Bride to Be Brunch
Ideas for Guys
• Take an Airboat Tour
Fly through the swamp on a Cajun Style Airboat Swamp Tour with a captain born and raised on the bayou. Discover the only tour where alcoholic beverages are allowed on board. Before you go down the aisle, take the path less traveled. Learn more.
• Sign Up for a Cajun and Creole Cooking Class
Learn how to cook like a celebrity chef and eat what you cook with an entertaining Cajun and Creole Cooking Class at New Orleans School of Cooking. Your bride will be so impressed when you test out your skills on her, she might just decide to keep your around. Learn more.
• Show Off Your Moves
There’s no place like New Orleans for nightlife. If you’re looking for a dance club with a balcony overlooking Bourbon Street with high-tech light laser shows and great DJs head for Bourbon Heat. Learn more.
Where to Stay and Play
Plan your party with the help of the vendors below.