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Riverboat Louis Armstrong: New Year's Eve Gala

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Ring in the New Year in style aboard New Orleans’ newest and most unique venue: the Riverboat Louis Armstrong!

In our world-class concert hall on the second deck enjoy live music before the countdown to midnight. After Auld Lang Syne, a DJ spins all your favorite hits to dance the night away.

On the third deck banquet hall, enjoy delicious creole cuisine and hors d’oeuvres provided by our catering partner Pigeon’s. And from the top deck, enjoy the best view in town of the fireworks display over the Mississippi River.

All guests, ages 21 and older, are welcome at our three premium open bars featuring choice craft cocktails and unlimited champagne! Ticket sales are limited to this one-of-a-kind experience, so don’t miss the boat!

A Starry Night New Year's Eve (All-Inclusive):

Basic Information:

  • Dates: December 31st

  • Doors Open: 9:45pm

  • Dockside Event: 10:00pm – 2:00am

  • Ages: 21+

  • Dress Code: Black-Tie Optional

Location: 1 Poydras Street - Where the Hilton Riverside and Outlet Collection by Riverwalk meet the Mississippi River

Price (taxes are included):

  • $219.00 (all-inclusive)


  • Admission
  • Live Entertainment
  • Champagne Toast
  • Open Premium Bar
  • Reception Style Menu
  • Access to Promenade Deck, Banquet Hall/Armstrong Room, and Concert Hall
  • Best view in New Orleans of the Fireworks show

Hors d'Oeuvres

  • Crab Cakes
  • Crawfish pies
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Andouille en Croute
  • Chicken Satay
  • Caprese Skewers


  • Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
  • Marinated Crab Claws
  • Vegetable Crudites
  • Crab Mornay Dip
  • Spinach and Artichoke Dip
  • Beef Brisket
  • Assorted Crackers and Breads
  • Crawfish Gerard Pasta
  • Ricotta and Mushroom Ravioli


  • Artisanal Cheeses
  • Fresh Fruits
  • Assorted Mini Cupcakes and Cookies
  • Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Reservation & Cancellation Policies:

  • All reservations must be prepaid by credit card and are subject to availability.
  • You MUST be at least 21 years of age to board the vessel. No entry will be allowed without a valid ID with picture ID. Sales for the New Year's Eve gala are final and tickets are non-transferable.
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