Creole Queen Sets Sail to BUKU Music + Art Project

December 17, 2014 Blog

The Paddlewheeler Creole Queen is excited to be joining the New Orleans BUKU Music + Art Project party for the second year as the exclusive VIP stage – the S.S. BLU-KU. The S.S. BLU-KU will be accessible to VIP pass holders only and offe… Read More »

Elf on a Shelf Comes to the Creole Queen

November 24, 2014 Blog

New Orleans' Paddlewheeler Creole Queen is excited to be one of the sponsors of NOLA Baby’s Elfie Selfie contest! Starting Friday, November 28 through Thursday, December 18, New Orleans businesses and attractions like ours will host an Elf … Read More »

Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial Celebration

October 15, 2014 Blog

Thursday, January 8, 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the final battle that won the War of 1812 – the Battle of New Orleans. To celebrate this monumental milestone, a host of local, national and state organizations are throwing a big commemo… Read More »

Nautical Terms: A Creole Queen Glossary

September 24, 2014 Blog

If you overhear the captains of the Creole Queen talking to each other, you might have no idea what they’re saying unless you’re a member of the Coast Guard, depending on the topic of conversation. If that conversation has anything to do … Read More »

Meet Captain Donald Rojas

September 15, 2014 Blog

Whenever you’ve taken a cruise, enjoying the wind coming off the river and all the fascinating sites along the way, do you ever think about who is driving the boat? Well on the Creole Queen, we have two very experienced captains with lots of in… Read More »

Meet Captain Brian Clesi

September 15, 2014 Blog

In part two of our Meet the Captains series, we get to know Creole Queen veteran Captain Brian Clesi a little bit better. Captain Brian has been with the Creole Queen for a long time and passengers are always in good hands when he’s behind the … Read More »

Sites to See From the Creole Queen

September 9, 2014 Blog

Not only is the experience of being on the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen for a daytime Chalmette Battlefield or nighttime dinner jazz cruise one of a kind, but so is taking in all of the landmarks and attractions that can be seen passing by. Here are th… Read More »

New Orleans Creole, Defined

September 3, 2014 Blog

In New Orleans, the term “Creole” is tossed around a lot. It’s the namesake of our paddlewheel, it’s a type of cuisine and also a culture that originated in New Orleans. But what exactly does it all mean and where did the term… Read More »

Welcome to our new website!

June 25, 2014 Blog

Welcome to our new website! We hope you like it as much as we do! Here you can learn all about our Mississippi River cruises aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen, including our popular Dinner Jazz cruise and the Chalmette Battlefield river cruise. B… Read More »

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