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January 21 - Feb 8, 2019 Photo

January 21 - Feb 8, 2019

January 3, 2019 News Flash

The Steamboat NATCHEZ annual layup dates are January 21-February 8, 2019.   During this time she will be doing maintenance and  cosmetic work, preparing for a busy spring.  We look forward to sailing with you when we return.… Read More »

Holiday Season on the Steamboat NATCHEZ Photo

Holiday Season on the Steamboat NATCHEZ

November 8, 2018 News Flash

The Steamboat NATCHEZ cruises on the River during the holidays - the only days we don't sail are the day/night of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Mardi Gras.  This enables our crew to share time with their families as well.  There is still… Read More »

The woman behind the music Photo

The woman behind the music

August 1, 2018 News Flash

  Meet "Ms.Calliope", our very special and very talented Calliope player.  With few exceptions, Ms. Calliope serenades the city three times a day on her steam powered organ.  Before radio, TV, internet etc.  the Calliope wa… Read More »

Did you know... Photo

Did you know...

June 8, 2018 News Flash

    ...that in the early 1800's there were many "races" between riverboats heading to the same or similar ports?  Usually it was a friendly rivalry between captains of riverboats.  But in 1835 the Steamer Reindeer compet… Read More »

Tall Ship Elissa visited New Orleans Photo

Tall Ship Elissa visited New Orleans

April 24, 2018 News Flash

The ship Elissa, docked in Galveston, Texas, recently visited the city as part of the Tall Ships Festival.   The Elissa was featured in an oil painting by famed marine artist Michael Blaser.  Mr. Blaser painted the New Orleans riverfro… Read More »

Racing - Steamboats or Horses Photo

Racing - Steamboats or Horses

March 14, 2018 News Flash

  Steamboat Races were popular in the 1800's and that need for speed was carried over to land events in New Orleans.  As early of 1839 Bernard de Marigny, Julius Branch and Henry Augustine Tayloe, organized races at the "Louisian… Read More »

Coming in 2018!  Don't miss the latest in Riverboat News! Photo

Coming in 2018! Don't miss the latest in Riverboat News!

January 19, 2018 News Flash

October 2018 will celebrate the launch of the Riverboat City of New Orleans.  New Orleans Steamboat Company is skillfully refurbishing this beautiful vessel locally and will welcome her to her new home dock in the fall.   She will… Read More »

Christmas Celebration at the Convention Center Photo

Christmas Celebration at the Convention Center

December 19, 2017 News Flash

Open to the public for tickets, the Ernest N Morial Convention Center has a wonderland for children for two weeks.  It includes a literal forest of Christmas Tree, rides and inflatables - all holiday themed.  Steamboat NATCHEZ got in on the… Read More »

It's a Winter Wonderland! Photo

It's a Winter Wonderland!

December 8, 2017 News Flash

Yes, It is snowing in New Orleans!  What a wonderful way to start the holidays.   Due to the weather conditions the Steamboat NATCHEZ is not sailing tonight, December 8th.      … Read More »

Steamboat NATCHEZ Cruise and Dinner Winter Special Photo

Steamboat NATCHEZ Cruise and Dinner Winter Special

November 27, 2017 News Flash

Steamboat NATCHEZ  Winter Special* Dinner jazz cruise, buffet, live jazz by the Dukes of Dixieland and the unique view of the City of New Orleans  from above sea level. A terrific experience for locals and visitors alike! Ad… Read More »

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