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The Best Bridal Shower Experiences in the Greater New Orleans Area

IDEAS FOR THROWING A MEMORABLE BRIDAL SHOWER IN NEW ORLEANS AND THE SURROUNDING AREA: THE BEST BRUNCH, COOKING CLASSES, AND TOURS

New Orleans harbors experiences that can make any bride fall in love at first sight. Hosting a bridal party in a city full of romance will remind her of the newlywed love to come.

There are many opportunities to experience the city while celebrating the coming wedding day.

Bring the bride’s wildest dreams to life by toasting over high tea or cruising along the Mississippi River. Either way, everyone in attendance will leave the occasion with memories to last a lifetime.

Enjoy a Bridal Shower Brunch at Brennan’s

Brunch at Brennan’s is a classic New Orleans experience to celebrate any special occasion, especially an upcoming wedding. The pink chairs and French-inspired decor add an old-world elegance to bridal showers. Everyone must try Brennan’s world-famous Bananas Foster. The sweet dish is flambéed tableside and an exciting addition to a traditional brunch. Toast to the bride-to-be with one of the restaurant’s classic or seasonal cocktails.

Treat Everyone to a Bridal Shower Spa Day at Woodhouse Spa

Sometimes, the bridal party needs a refreshing experience. A day at Woodhouse Spa is the best way to get everyone wedding day-ready, mentally and physically. The environment is calming and quiet, and the service menu is extensive. It is easy to plan a day-long bridal shower retreat filled with massages, facials, manicures, and relaxation. Woodhouse Spa offers online booking for groups and discounted package deals.

Organize a Bridal Shower Wine Tasting at the Tasting Room

Celebrate the bride in high spirits at the Tasting Room in New Orleans’ Lower Garden District. The bridal party will get to know one another in an atmospheric setting — wine and cheese abound. Parties can choose from flights of bourbon or wine and indulge in classic cocktails. The restaurant also offers small plates like Truffle Pommes Frites and Roasted Grape Crustini. Once the shower is over, the party can stroll down Magazine Street and experience the best shopping in the city.

Schedule a Bridal Shower Boat Tour on the Steamboat Natchez

Let the good times roll on the Mississippi River — even better, the Steamboat Natchez. Aboard the last authentic steamboat on the river, the bridal party can indulge in many activities. The cruise offers Creole brunch or dinner and tours of the engine room. Throughout the cruise, calliope and live jazz music fill the air. Top off the experience by toasting to the bride with the New Orleans skyline as the backdrop.

Throw a Bridal Shower Tea Party at the English Tea Room

For the girly girls, a bridal shower at the English Tea Room in Covington, Louisiana is worth the 30-minute drive from New Orleans. Chat about wedding plans and the honeymoon over traditional high tea and crumpets. The tea party can become a full-course meal with the room’s extensive brunch and lunch menus. For a traditional tea party experience, everyone can wear fancy hats and gloves to the venue. Make the trek even more worth it by visiting the specialized boutiques nearby.

Host a Bridal Shower Cooking Class at New Orleans School of Cooking

Give bridesmaids a taste of traditional Creole cuisine they can bring home. Hands-on classes at the New Orleans School of Cooking teach students how to make classic dishes like chicken, andouille gumbo, and seafood jambalaya. The group can even experience creating one of New Orleans’ favorite sweet treats, pralines. These interactive classes are available for private bridal parties year-round.

Experience New Orleans at J Collection’s Jung Hotel & Residences

The J Collection represents a portfolio of independent and branded hotels in New Orleans. J Collection’s vast destinations ensure a hotel for everyone and any occasion. One of the best hotels to experience New Orleans is the Jung Hotel & Residences, located at 1500 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. Book a stay with the Jung Hotel & Residences and create one-of-a-kind New Orleans memories.