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It's almost Halloween. The fun is just starting and ramps up this weekend, and every weekend leading up to the big day is FULL of Halloween fun. Now's the time to make your plans and get your tickets to these fun New Orleans Halloween Events for Families!

Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes

Find the perfect pumpkin or get lost in a corn maze at one of these great Pumpkin Patches in New Orleans!

Ghost Manor

Located on the corner of Magazine Street and Second Street, Ghost Manor will be open on weekends in October starting Friday, October 14, 2022, plus Thursday, October 27, 2022, and Halloween night from 6:30 pm to around 10 pm, weather permitting. Enjoy a ghostly show, including some special skeletal guests, at this haunted Victorian manor!

Skeleton House New Orleans

Spooky scary skeletons come out to play every Halloween at this spooktacular house located at 6000 St Charles Ave.

Skeleton House New Orleans
Spooky but not so Scary Skeletons at Skeleton House in New Orleans

Spooky Tours

Kid-friendly ghost tours are available all season long. Kids can tour the French Quarter, learn New Orleans' History and hear some ghost stories about the city's past inhabitants.

Frankie's Flying Monster Train

Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 31, 2022. Take a ride on Frankie's Flying Monster Train located at Lakeside Shopping Center Center Court. The train is open Monday – Thursday from 10 am – 7 pm, Friday and Saturday from 10 am – 8 pm, and Sunday from NOON – 6 pm. The cost is $2 (cash only).

Trunk Or Treats

Kid-friendly trick-or-treating at local schools, businesses, and churches throughout the month of October. Full list coming soon!

Boo Carre Halloween Haunt

Trick or treating, live music, kids activities, and more at the Boo Carre Halloween Haunt on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 10 am – 4:00 pm in Dutch Alley in the French Market. Costumes encourage. FREE!

Boo At the Zoo

Friday, October 21-Sunday, October 23, 2022, from 10 am – 5 pm. Celebrate Halloween at the Audubon Zoo with trick-or-treating, crafts, animal experiences, a Haunted House, a spooky spider maze, and more. Tickets are $8 (children) and $5 (adults) for members and $30 (children and adults) for non-members and can be purchased here.

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Little Princess Trick or Treating at Boo at the Zoo at Audubon Zoo

Monster Mash

Take a trip across the lake to Bogue Falaya Park on Saturday, October 22, 2023, for Monster Mash. There will be trick-or-treating, music, cookie decorating, crafts, carnival rides and so much more. Children's tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Adult tickets are $5. There is also a special VIP option. Purchase tickets here.

Boo 2 U at Lafreniere Park

Saturday, October 22, from 2-6 pm. Kids ages 1-10 can enjoy carousel rides, trick or treat, have their faces painted, play games, and more. The cost is $10 per child, with no charge for adults. Wristbands are required.

There will be a trunk or treat afterward from 6-9 pm. The cost is $10 per child up to age 12.

Both events benefit the Dawn Busters Kiwanis. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or at

Krewe of Boo

Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 6:30 to 9 pm, the parade begins at Elysian Fields and ends in the Warehouse District.  This is a fun parade for the entire family to get ready for Halloween. Parade Route

Trick or Treat Princess Ball

Sunday, October 23rd, from 11 am -12:30 pm, 1-2:30 pm, 3-4:30 pm, or 5-6:30 pm at the Courtyard by Marriott New Orleans Metairie. Trick or treat with your favorite princesses, dance, listen to a story, play games, and enjoy princess performances and surprise appearances from some not-so-scary guests! Tickets are $25 for Adults and $35 for children. Purchase tickets here.

Riverwalk Halloween Fest

Sunday, October 23, 2022, from 4-8 pm at the Riverwalk. From 4-6 pm, kids can trick or treat, have their faces painted, listen to a story, and watch live entertainment. Then at 6 pm, the whole family can enjoy “Hocus Pocus” while enjoying popcorn and cotton candy under the stars at Spanish Plaza.

Halloween Spooktacular: The Composer is Dead

Join the LPO on Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Roussel Hall, Loyola University, for a Halloween-themed family concert. With music by Nathaniel Stookey and words by Lemony Snicket, The Composer Is Dead introduces instruments of the orchestra through a whimsical, whodunit mystery. Doors open at 10 am with Musical Learning Stations starting at 10:15 am, and the concert starts at 11 am. Costumes encouraged! The cost is $15 per adult, and children under 15 are free. Purchase tickets here.

Longue Vue House and Garden's Fall Fest

Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 3 -5 pm. There will be fall crafts, harvest games, trick or treating, and more. The cost is $10 per person. Purchase tickets here.

Boo at the View

Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 6-8 pm at Clearview City Center Food Court. Candy, balloon animals, Chatty the Mime, scary photo ops, and Hocus Pocus! FREE

Halloween at the Market

Sunday, October 30, 2022, from 8 am – NOON at Tad Gormley Stadium. The Crescent City Farmer's Market Halloween Market will have games, music, costumes, and spooky surprises! Special prizes for anyone dressed in a food costume! FREE


Sunday, October 30, 2022, from 10 am – NOON at Lakeside Shopping Center. Family pass is $40 per family for up to five family members. Family pass includes – unlimited trick or treating, a ride on Frankie's Flying Monster Train, a 5” x 7” Fall family photo, $10 food court voucher to either Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers or Cafe du Monde. Purchase tickets here.

Halloween Kids Craft

Sunday, October 30, 2022, from 2 – 3 pm at Empty Nest Cafe and Bar. Children can make a candy treat and a Halloween craft. The cost is $15 per child. Advanced reservations are required. Call 504-455-7040 for more information.

Vintage Church Halloween Festival

Monday, October 31, 2022, from 6-8 pm at Vintage Church. There will be games, food, and CANDY! FREE!

Did we miss any Halloween events in New Orleans? Let us know in the comments!

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