Come for the Time of Your Life!
Bourbon Street has something for everyone. If you're looking for some of the best Dixieland jazz and blues music in the world, you can find it live in just about every club along this street. If your looking for traditional Cajun or Creole cuisine, it's also here. If you're just looking for the heart and soul of the Mardi Gras celebration, this is where you want to be.
During Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street transforms itself into the largest party scene in New Orleans. Millions of people gather here every year to partake in the festivities. Bands play non-stop around the clock, and bars overflow with people having a great time while enjoying the local drink, "Hurricane". There are parties in every hotel and apartment along the street. Balconies full of people, throw beads to passer-byes who earn it. They are prized possessions during the Mardi Gras celebration and are not given away free, hence the phrase Show Me Something Mr.! If you've heard this, you've been to Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras.