Everyone knows that this famous French Quarter street is the perfect place to host your bachelor party, birthday or girls night out. Bourbon Street is loaded with the best Burlesque Clubs, DJs, bars and endless celebration opportunities. But there is also another side to Bourbon, steeped in history, folklore and beauty that dates back to the early 18th century.
In one of the oldest cities in America, Bourbon Street is rich with historic venues, social tales and iconic buildings. The street dates back to 1798, when New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville. Also known as “Rue Bourbon,” this monumental street sits at the heart of the French Quarter extending 13 blocks from Canal St. to Esplanade Avenue.