Information by Free Tour Stockholm

Bungee jumping New OrleansFree Tour Singapore
Navigation Menu+ 

Bungee jumping New Orleans

Quirky NOLA Laws You Should Know Before You Go

Go cup (Photo: Joshua Brasted)

As of April 30, 2015, smoking is banned in New Orleans bars. This represents a major redirection for a city that most visitors assume has few, if any laws, a place where you can always “do watcha wanna” (which is a hugely popular local brass band tune).

But know this: New Orleans actually has laws, both sensible — and not so much. Here are a few to keep in mind when visiting.

Last call. City bars don’t have a municipally mandated closing time, and as such many are open 24 hours. But not all. Most close nightly depending on demand — midnight on some nights, four in the morning on others. So “last calls” here tend to be “next to last calls” — which means you have to move on to find a 24-hour place.

Go cups. The good news: When you get “last called, ” you can take your drink and put it in a plastic cup and walk down the street with it. That’s perfectly legal in the French Quarter as long as your drink isn’t in a glass or metal container. (Outside the Quarter it’s not technically legal … but rarely enforced.)

Un-drinking. If you have to relieve yourself, do it inside — probably more NOLA visitors get to see the inside of a jail cell because of this violation than any other. This falls under the “lewd behavior” section of the municipal code. Don’t do it, no matter how bad you have to go. Weirdly enough, there’s a separate law that bans urinating in public water supply, which hereabouts is the Mississippi River.

Fancy biking. New Orleans is as flat as an ironing board and has lots of side streets, making getting around by bicycle a great option. If you rent one for your stay, remember: No fancy bike riding. The law: “Every rider of a bicycle, tricycle or other vehicle propelled by hand or foot must keep at least one hand on the handlebars of his machine when riding it.”

Reptile or crustacean theft. If you get out to the rural parishes, be mindful of this state law: no stealing alligators or crawfish from farms. The fine? $500 for crawfish theft.

Cheering your team. Root, root, root for the home team, but within bounds. City law won’t allow you to “behave riotously” while doing so, nor can you engage in any disorderly acts (see above) while in a theater or other arena. Baseball cap wearers also note: it is illegal “to have… hats on while the curtain is raised.” Evidence suggests this law is not scrupulously enforced.

Bungee jumping. New Orleans city laws prohibit bungee jumping from a crane over city property. “No person shall use air-space above property owned or leased by the city, such that, should an accident occur, a person would fall on property owned or leased by the city.”

Mardi Gras time. Confine your bead throwing to street level or second-floor balconies. City ordinances prohibit the hurling of beads from the third story or above. Also, attention snake owners: do not bring a reptile within 200 yards of a Mardi Gras parade. You will be fined.

Cursing. City laws forbids “language to any person that makes reference to the person addressed as having sexual intercourse with himself.” This law appears to be gender specific, perhaps because the anatomical possibilities of addressing a woman in such terms is confounding.

EVAMPIRE Women's Bungee Jumping Evolution Funny Tank Top
Apparel ()
  • Cotton Material & Brand New
  • Strange Odor Is Normal, Which Is The Result Of Dye Fixation
  • Large Print On Front To Show Your Love To A Sport Team, A Musician, A Band Or A Film Etc
  • Casual And Comfortable For Doing Sport
  • A Good Choice To Send It As A Gift To Your Friends Or Families
You might also like
2013.12.29 Addie at the Bungee Jump in NOLA
2013.12.29 Addie at the Bungee Jump in NOLA
Trey Songz - Slow Motion (New Orleans Bounce Mix)
Trey Songz - Slow Motion (New Orleans Bounce Mix)
GG NEW011 Autumn Winter Thermal Cycling Jacket WindBreaker Waterproof Jersey W-08 Blue XXL
Sports (GG NEW011)
  • 1.Windproof and water resistant biking jacket for men.Asian size, maybe 2 sizes smaller than USA Size. Please see the size chart image to select your size.
  • 2.Lightweight Elite-Barrier fabric for top-notch weather protection
  • 3.Direct-Vent panels for superior ventilation
  • 4.Contoured, shaped sleeve hem adds warmth; elasticized hem and cuffs
  • 5.1 pocket on the back and 2 pockets on the side with zipper. The Cuff with elastic band keep the wind out
KAITIAN San Francisco Giants Baseball Men's O-Neck T-shirt Purple Size XXL
Apparel ()
  • Cotton.
  • T Shirts Could Be Customized.
  • Machine Wash,Print And Color Won t Fade After Washing.
  • O-Neck
  • Any Questions,Please Feel Free To Contact Us.All Of Our Emails Will Get Replied In 24 Hours.
Great Art Now Bungee Jumping by Frank Spear Framed Art Print Wall Picture, Wide Gold Frame with Hanging Cleat, 15 x 19 inches
Home (Great Art Now)
  • Title: Bungee Jumping, Artist: Frank Spear
  • Finished Size: 15x19 inches
  • Frame: Gold Milan, Man-Made and Eco-Friendly with the Look of Wood
  • Mat: 2 in. Tablet White Mat, Clear Plexi-Glass to Keep Artwork Clean and Protected
  • Hanging Cleat Included for Easy Installation
Related Posts