Keep It Going: The Best White Linen Night Parties & Afterparties

Here are the best places to keep your White Linen Night party going after the galleries close.

by Alex Galbraith
August 1, 2018

White Linen Night is fun enough on its own. If you just want to make a night of wandering Julia Street among the early evening hordes, you’re more than welcome to. The problem lies in the fact that White Linen Night is also a Saturday night and nobody wants to be done by 9. Fortunately for everyone, there are plenty of after-parties and sideshows to slide into once you’re done with the galleries.

Check out a few of our favorites below.

504ward Connections Party

We’re starting with this one because it’s not technically an afterparty. It’s just a little harder to get into than the rest of the Warehouse District that night. The ticket gets you all-you-can-drink cocktails, food and alcoholic snoballs, along with a free pass to roam through the excellent museum.

Where: Louisiana Children’s Museum
When: 6 p.m.
Tickets: $35+
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Louisiana Children's Museum
Getting there
15 Henry Thomas Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
Hours
Mon Closed
Tue-Sat 9:30am–4:30pm
Sun 11:30am–4:30pm
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Party After Dark

The CAC will be hosting regular White Linen revelers for most of the evening, showcasing its new collection of regional artworks. But after White Linen Night ends, DJ RQ Away takes over the CAC to keep the party going. Don’t miss out on the food and games in this beautiful space.

Where: Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
When: 9 p.m.
Tickets: $10
Website

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
Getting there
900 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Hours
Mon 11am–5pm
Tue Closed
Wed-Sun 11am–5pm
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DJ Kemistry

It’s not officially related to White Linen Night in any way, but you can expect plenty of white-clad folks to hit this dance music hotspot and party until the wee hours.

Where: Ohm Lounge
When: 10 p.m.- 3 a.m.
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Ohm Lounge
$$$$
Getting there
601 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Hours
Mon-Thu Closed
Fri-Sat 10pm–1am
Sun Closed
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White Linen After Party with Satchfied Music and Dat Dog

The Rusty Nail’s position at the very edge of the Warehouse District makes it a perfect place to end up after any downtown shenanigans. Disco music and a pop-up from Dat Dog are on offer, as is their always deadly disco lemonade.

Where: The Rusty Nail
When: 7 p.m. – 2 a.m.
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The Rusty Nail
$$$$
Getting there
1100 Constance St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Hours
Mon-Thu 4pm–12am
Fri 4pm–2am
Sat 2pm–2am
Sun 12pm–1am
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The Links/Black Market Suitor/Fighting For Frequency

If you wanna catch a show after people-watching, The Den at the Howlin’ Holf has just the ticket.

Where: The Howlin’ Wolf
When: 10 p.m.
Tickets: $5
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The Howlin' Wolf
Getting there
907 S Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Hours
Mon-Wed 11am–12am
Thu-Sun 11am–3am
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White Linen Throwback Party

If all the art gets you in the mood to dance to some old-school hits, DJ Otto and CBD Social have you covered. This cover-free event promises great music, drink specials and visual art for those who didn’t get enough outside of their doors.

Where: CBD Social
When: 8 p.m.
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CBD Social
$$$$
Getting there
709 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
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