Let Seven Three Distilling Co. be your one-stop on game day. We will be providing secure parking spots that must be reserved in advance for all game days this football season. Have your pre-game routine in place now so all you have to do on game day is enjoy cocktails and cheer.

To reserve, email info@seventhreedistilling.com. Spots are limited.

We have game day parking!

Let Seven Three Distilling Co. be your one-stop on game day. We will be providing secure parking spots that must be reserved in advance for all game days this football season. Have your pre-game routine in place now so all you have to do on game day is enjoy cocktails and cheer.

To reserve, email info@seventhreedistilling.com. Spots are limited.

We have game day parking!

Let Seven Three Distilling Co. be your one-stop on game day. We will be providing secure parking spots that must be reserved in advance for all game days this football season. Have your pre-game routine in place now so all you have to do on game day is enjoy cocktails and cheer.

To reserve, email info@seventhreedistilling.com. Spots are limited.

Let Seven Three Distilling Co. be your one-stop on game day. We will be providing secure parking spots that must be reserved in advance for all game days this football season. Have your pre-game routine in place now so all you have to do on game day is enjoy cocktails and cheer.

To reserve, email info@seventhreedistilling.com. Spots are limited.

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in New Orleans with Seven Three Distilling Company

Steaming crawfish platter at a New Orleans crawfish boil.

Introduction

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to soak up the vibrant spirit of New Orleans, and there’s no better way to do it than with exquisite cocktails from Seven Three Distilling Company. Whether you’re hitting up the city’s hottest events or hosting a fabulous backyard bash, our premium spirits are here to elevate your celebration. Let’s dive into the heart of the festivities, whip up some sensational drinks, and explore the best of what New Orleans has to offer this Memorial Day weekend.

 
The vibrant skyline of New Orleans, showcasing the city’s unique architecture and festive spirit.
The vibrant skyline of New Orleans, showcasing the city’s unique architecture and festive spirit.

The Spirit of Memorial Day in New Orleans

National World War II Museum

Kick off your Memorial Day with a dose of history and heart at the National World War II Museum. Their special commemoration event from 11 am to 12 pm features heartfelt remarks from a Gold Star Family Member, lively performances by the Victory Belles, and tunes from the American Legion Post 377 band. Plus, military personnel and their families enjoy free admission from May 18 through Labor Day. It’s a beautiful way to honor our heroes while experiencing one of New Orleans’ top attractions.

 
The exterior of the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, decorated with American flags and visitors
The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, decorated with American flags

 

Greek Festival

Get your Greek on at the Greek Festival at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Running from May 24-26, this festival is a feast for the senses with mouthwatering Greek food, spirited Hellenic dancers, and insightful cathedral tours. Nestled on the banks of Bayou St. John, it’s the perfect spot to relax, eat, and dance the day away.

 

New Orleans Greek Festival

 

Crawfish Boil and Boat Rides

Crawfish, anyone? Don’t miss the Barman’s Fund Annual Crawfish Boil at Ernst Cafe, where you can dig into heaps of spicy crawfish while supporting a great cause. If you’re in the mood for a party on the water, hop aboard the “Rock the Boat All White Boat Ride” on the Mississippi River. Dance the night away under the stars with the iconic New Orleans skyline as your backdrop.

 
Steaming crawfish platter at a New Orleans crawfish boil.
Residents of New Orleans enjoying a Memorial Day Crawfish Boil with Seven Three Distillery

 

Crafting the Perfect Memorial Day Cocktails

To complement these events, we’ve crafted some special Memorial Day cocktails using Seven Three Distilling Company’s spirits. These recipes will add a unique touch to your celebrations.

73 Distilling Co. St Roch Vodka being poured into a jigger

Liberty Lemonade

  • Ingredients:
    • 2 oz. Seven Three Distilling Co. St. Roch Vodka
    • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
    • 1 oz. simple syrup
    • 4 oz. sparkling water
    • Fresh mint leaves
    • Lemon slices for garnish
  • Instructions:
    1. In a shaker, combine the vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Add ice and shake well.
    2. Strain into a tall glass filled with ice.
    3. Top with sparkling water and stir gently.
    4. Garnish with mint leaves and a lemon slice.

Bayou Breeze

  • Ingredients:
    • 2 oz. Seven Three Distilling Co. Gentilly Gin
    • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
    • 1 oz. pineapple juice
    • 0.5 oz. agave syrup
    • Club soda
    • Lime wheel for garnish
  • Instructions:
    1. Mix gin, lime juice, pineapple juice, and agave syrup in a shaker with ice.
    2. Strain into a highball glass filled with ice.
    3. Top with club soda and garnish with a lime wheel.

 

Crescent City Mule

  • Ingredients:
    • 2 oz. Seven Three Distilling Co. Black Pearl Rum
    • 0.5 oz. fresh lime juice
    • Ginger beer
    • Lime wedge and mint sprig for garnish
  • Instructions:
    1. Fill a copper mug with ice.
    2. Add rum and lime juice.
    3. Top with ginger beer and stir gently.
    4. Garnish with a lime wedge and mint sprig.
 

 

 

 

Distillery Tours at Seven Three Distilling Company

Seven Three Distilling brand name painted on a display wall

A visit to Seven Three Distilling Company offers an immersive experience into the world of craft distilling. Our tours provide a behind-the-scenes look at our distillation process and a chance to sample our premium spirits.

Tour & Tasting

Join us for a 45-minute tour that includes an introduction to the history and tradition of distilling in New Orleans. You’ll get to explore our production area, see our custom-built double pot still, and sample a selection of our spirits. Book your tour here.

Seven Three Barrel Tour

 

Barrel Experience

This tour includes everything in the standard tour plus a focus on our aged spirits. It’s perfect for those who want a deeper dive into the nuances of our barrel-aged products.

 

Cocktail Class

Enhance your visit with a cocktail class where you’ll learn how to create your favorite drinks using our spirits. This hands-on experience is both fun and educational.

 

Private Tours

For a more personalized experience, we offer private tours with our head distiller. These tours are ideal for groups and special occasions.

 

 

 

Hosting a Memorable Memorial Day Party

Here are some tips to ensure your Memorial Day party is a hit:

  1. Decorate with Patriotic Colors: Red, white, and blue decorations create a festive atmosphere.
  2. Curate a Summer Menu: Pair your cocktails with light bites like grilled vegetables, sliders, and fresh fruit platters.
  3. Music and Activities: Create a summer playlist and plan activities like corn hole or a trivia game about Memorial Day history.
  4. Safety First: Provide non-alcoholic beverages and ensure guests have a safe way to get home.
 
Memorial Day party setup with decorations and festive food and drinks.
Memorial Day party setup with decorations and festive food and drinks.

Conclusion

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend in New Orleans with a blend of reflection and festivity. Enjoy the rich cultural events the city offers and enhance your experience with cocktails made from Seven Three Distilling Company’s premium spirits. For more cocktail ideas and to explore our full range of products, visit our website.

Book Your Tour Today

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