Awesome New Orleans Date Ideas You’ll Both Love

50 New Orleans Date Ideas

Need some new date ideas? It is time to rethink the same old movie and dinner date night.  New Orleans has it all, whether you are looking for a romantic walk or some creative fun. We made a list 50 awesome New Orleans  date ideas you'll both love. These will definitely get you that next date and maybe even some brownie points.

50 Awesome New Orleans Date Ideas

  1. Have some wine and enjoy the outdoor seating at Bacchanal.
  2. Listen to live music in the Marigny.
  3. Rent some Blue Bikes and tour the city.
  4. Go for a hike in Couturie Forest in City Park.
  5. Go for a tour and a tasting at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery.
  6. Go for a wine tasting at Pearl Wine Co.
  7. Go to dinner and ride the Streetcar around town.
  8. Take a romantic stroll through Jackson Square.
  9. Have some beignets after dinner at Cafe Du Monde.
  10. Cook with each other at Langlois Culinary Crossroads.
  11. Grab some dinner at Ye Olde College Inn and go bowling and listen to a live band at Rock n Bowl.
  12. Take in the beautiful city view and have a cocktail at Hot Tin.
  13. Watch a burlesque show in the French Quarter.
  14. Check out the art at the Frenchmen Art Market.
  15. Go for a Ghost Tour in the French Quarter.
  16. Go kayaking at Bayou St. John.
  17. Take the Natchez for their dinner cruise.
  18. Pack a picnic and some wine and head to the Fly.
  19. Get your fortune read together in the French Quarter.
  20. Have some cocktails at the Carousel Bar.
  21. Make some bets while playing mini golf at City Putt.
  22. Rent the double bikes at City Park.
  23. Enjoy the courtyard between Oak Wine Bar and Ale on Oak. Perfect for both wine and beer drinkers.
  24. Go for a stroll through the Sculpture Garden in City Park.
  25. Hear some jazz in the jazz lounge in The Ritz.
  26. Go antique shopping on Royal Street.
  27. Enjoy the wine and patio at Delachaise.
  28. Listen to some music at Tipitina's.
  29. Catch a movie at the Prytania Theatre.
  30. Check out the art at the Ogden Museum.
  31. Escape together at one of the cities Escape Rooms.
  32. Feel the history at the Sazerac Bar in the Roosevelt Hotel.
  33. Grab a purple at Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop.
  34. Enjoy some praline bacon with brunch at Elizabeth's.
  35. Grab a monsoon and a burger at Port of Call.
  36. Be romantic with dinner at Cafe Degas.
  37. Watch some horse racing at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
  38. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the city.
  39. Treat yourself to a couples spa day.   They have many places that offer couples massages in the city.
  40. Take dance lessons together at Nola Jitterbugs.
  41. See a show at the WW2 Museum.
  42. Listen to some live jazz at Preservation Hall.
  43. Laugh together at a comedy show in the Marigny.
  44. Have dinner and a movie, literally at The Theatres at Canal Place.
  45. Go to all the Art galleries on Julia Street.
  46. Paint together at a couples art class at Painting with a Twist.
  47. Be happy at one of the many Happy Hours the city has to offer.
  48. Take a tour at NOLA Brewing Company.
  49. Enjoy 25 cent martinis at Commander's Palace during lunch time.
  50. Enjoy the historic building and cocktails at the NOPSI hotel.

Whether you have known the person for years or it is literally the first date there is something for everyone in New Orleans.So grab your significant other and try these date ideas.


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Katie is a native New Orleanian and currently lives in Metairie with her two boys, Vince 11 and Dominic 9. She works full time as a Community Educator in the medical field. Katie spends most of her time at the baseball and football field cheering on her boys who are both very active. On free weekends, which come few and far between, you can find Katie working out, trying new restaurants and having cocktails with friends. She loves fashion, wine, and anything and everything NOLA.

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