Gay Heritage and Drinks Tour of New Orleans: The Twirl

Gay Heritage and Drinks Tour of New Orleans: The Twirl

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2 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Explore the gay history of New Orleans' French Quarter
  • Go to popular and historic gay venues
  • Find out what did, and did not, go on in New Orleans from its inception until today
  • Hear about literary and cultural contributions by gay people
  • Enjoy a free vodka cocktail from Mississippi's only legal distillery
Take a 2-hour walking tour of New Orleans’ fabulous French Quarter, and learn more about gay life and the LGBT scene in the city. Enjoy a welcoming cocktail courtesy of Cathead Vodka (Mississippi’s only legal distillery), and hear the best city gossip!
What to Expect
Learn the gay history of New Orleans and savor optional cocktails, sponsored by Cathead Vodka, neighboring Mississippi's only legal distillery!

Meet your guide at Little Vic’s Café on Toulouse Street, and hear the best city gossip from your well-informed guide. Explore the city from a gay perspective, both cultural and historic, from Walt Whitman’s poetry collection in “Leaves of Grass,” to Anne Rice’s New Orleans set “Interview with a Vampire.”

Learn about influential characters, from Lee to Lee Harvey, Gertrude to Ellen, Billy and Bill, Truman and Rex, and Tennessee Williams. Discover historic and popular gay bars, such as Cafe Lafitte in Exile (the oldest continuously operating gay bar in the United States), and Miss Dixie.

New Orleans has much to boast of when it comes to “La Vie en Rose!” Bring a friend or meet someone new. End your tour at the laid-back Good Friends bar, and discover there really was gay life before Stonewall.
What's Included
  • 2-hour walking tour of the fabulous French Quarter
  • Welcome cocktail courtesy of Cathead Vodka
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities (acceptable and customary)
Meeting Point

Meet inside Little Vic's Cafe, 719 Toulouse Street (no outside beverages) (Open in Google Maps)

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