Halloween Is Happening

Halloween fans have been waiting for this and, as you know, New Orleans won’t let you down. There is so much to do, it’s hard to keep up with all the events happening in the next couple of weeks. From haunted houses, to balls and galas, to parades and festivals and, last but not least, private parties, your Halloween season will be a busy one. Check out some events below you don’t wanna miss:

Haunted Houses

The Mortuary Strikes 12

“This is your emergency broadcast system. At the siren all crime, including murder, will be legal for 12 hours.” What will you do to survive?  New Orleans scariest place opens on September 22 and runs through November 3. Scary clowns, ax swinging creatures and wearing fear-inducing masks will get your heart rate up for at least 12 hours. Click HERE for more details and check out the video for a sneak peek.

Scout Island Scream Park

New Orleans newest Halloween attraction Scout Island Scream Park opens just two weeks later on October 5. Scout Island Scream Park, which is located in City Park, will feature three haunted attractions: The Devil’s Swamp Terror Tour, Zombie Outbreak Battlefield, and The Scream Factor Fun House. The park will also feature three Fright Zones: Cirque du Fear, Blood Bayou, and The Horseman’s Fright Zones. Of course you will also find Carnival Thrill Rides, Music, Food and a Scare-Free Kids Zone with a Haunted Hay Ride, Face Painting, and Maze. Click HERE for more details. Use code: SCREAM18 to get 50% off 2 Lyft rides to Scout Island Scream Park!

13th Gate

The 13th Gate Haunted House in Baton Rouge opens on September 28. Click HERE for more details.

New Orleans Nightmare House

The New Orleans Nightmare House opening on September 21 will make your blood curdle with its 3D Slaughter House. Click HERE for more details.

Bernie Baxter’s Traveling SideShow

Bernie Baxter’s Traveling Sideshow is one of  New Orleans’ oldest haunted attraction. Since 2005 they have been scaring the city into a stupor and this year will be no exception.  Bernie Baxter’s Traveling SideShow opens on October 28.  Click HERE for more details.


New Orleans Witches’ Ball

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Anne Rice’ 300th Annual Vampire Ball

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Lazarus Ball

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The New Orleans Vampire Ball 2018

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Festivals & Parades


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Krewe Of Boo Halloween  Parade

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Brews And Boos

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And There Is More

Boo At The Zoo

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Ghosts In The Oaks 2018

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To find out what’s happening daily during Halloween visit: https://neworleanslocal.com