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New Orleans: Louis Armstrong Saturday Brunch Jazz Cruise

New Orleans: Louis Armstrong Saturday Brunch Jazz Cruise

From US$ 84 per person

Enjoy delicious brunch delicacies as you cruise down the Mighty Mississippi River while listening to the lively sounds of a traditional New Orleans Jazz band and captivating performances by the Mardi Gras Indians.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy captivating live performances from the Mardi Gras Indians and a Louis Armstrong entertainer
  • Indulge in a delicious creole-style brunch in an elegant dining room
  • Experience the lively sounds of a traditional New Orleans Jazz band
  • Cruise down the Mississippi on the largest riverboat sailing out of New Orleans
  • See New Orleans' beautiful skyline views and the famous French Quarter from the river
Full description
Enjoy a creole-style Saturday brunch on the largest riverboat on the majestic Mississippi, the Riverboat Louis Armstrong. Be sure to arrive early to enjoy the food, bar, and entertainment. Experience the lively sounds of a traditional live New Orleans Jazz band, captivating live performances by the Mardi Gras Indians, and a Louis Armstrong entertainer who will take you back to the glory days of jazz. Indulge in delicious creole brunch delicacies in an elegant dining room and enjoy a good time on the promenade deck with a classic New Orleans cocktail in hand as you enjoy unparalleled views of the Mississippi River and New Orleans skyline. Itinerary: Total event time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Boarding: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Sailing: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Sample brunch menu: • Watermelon basket of seasonal fresh fruit • Salad Station – mixed greens, tomatoes, peppers, onions, carrots, artichokes, pecan vinaigrette, creole ranch, and remoulade • Homemade Biscuits - jellies and butter • Home-style potatoes - creole seasoned baby new potatoes with grilled peppers and onions • Breakfast sausage and crispy bacon • Scrambled eggs • Grits bar: southern creamy grits, barbecue shrimp, veal grillades, andouille sausage, applewood bacon, sliced sautéed mushrooms, green onion slivers, chopped tomatoes, asparagus, swiss and cheddar Cheese • Dessert: bananas foster, bread pudding, and petit cheesecakes • Coffee and iced tea
  • Riverboat cruise along the Mississippi
  • Creole-style brunch
  • Live Jazz music
  • Mardi Gras Indian performance
  • Louis Armstrong entertainer
  • Tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks. Bottomless Mimosas/Bloody Marys are available to purchase
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Present your voucher at the ticket booth directly next to the boat in exchange for boarding passes. The boat is docked at the Riverwalk/Canal Street Dock, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • For an extra 20 USD, you can purchase bottomless Mimosas or Bloody Mary's (to be paid when getting on the boat).
  • Pets are not allowed on board. However, service animals as defined by the ADA are always welcome. Although it is not required, as a courtesy we recommend notifying us at least 24-hours in advance that you will be bringing a service animal aboard.
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed onboard. For specific food allergy questions or requests, please call the local operator at least 24-hours ahead of your cruise.
  • Beginning August 23, 2021, anyone 12 years of age and older must provide proof of at least one dose of an approved COVID vaccine or negative PCR test within 72 hours. Guest can prove vaccination status through: 1) LA Wallet 2) Original/Digital Photograph or Photocopy of CDC Vaccination Card (Both Sides) 3) Official Vaccine Record issued by another state, foreign nation, or WHO.
  • Masks are required indoors regardless of vaccination status
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