New Orlean Halloween fun for Families

Family Friendly Halloween Fun In New Orleans

family friendly halloween fun in new orleans


Can you believe it’s the middle of October already?  This means that Halloween is just around the corner and the city is full of awesome events! Here’s a great list of Halloween fun in New Orleans for the whole family in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes!

Orleans Parish:

Boo at the Zoo: October 17,18, 24 & 25; 5-9pm; Audubon Zoo; A Halloween extravaganza with a ghost train, trick or treating, and more for kids ages 12 and under. The Imagination Movers will be performing on Friday, October 17, 2014; $17/person and children 12 month and under are free.

Boo Carre Halloween and Harvest Festival: October 18; 10am-6pm; Main events in Dutch Alley and the Farmer’s Market; trick or treat stations from Jackson Square to the Farmer’s Market; crafts, pumpkins for sale, mini golf, music, face painting, petting zoo and more.

Ghost in the Oaks: October 24 and 25; Early Admission – 6pm | General Admission – 7pm; City Park; unlimited rides in the Carousel Garden Amusement Park, trick or treating in Storyland, arts and crafts, face painting, music and more; Early Admission –  $20 per person | General Admission – $15 per person and $12 per person for members | Children 36 months and younger FREE

Museum Mash: October 25; 5:30-8:30; Louisiana Children’s Museum; Wear a costume for a night of games and a monster mash dance party; $10 per person | $5 per person for members; pre-register at

Krewe of Boo: October 30; 6pm; French Quarter; New Orleans official Halloween parade and the only major parade with full size floats to travel through the French Quarter.

Jefferson Parish:

Halloween Hoopla: October 18; 5pm; 25 cent carnival games, trunk or treat, face painting, cookie decorating, bounce houses and more; FREE

Park A Boo: October 24 — 5-8pm; October 25 — 1-8:30pm; October 26 – 1-5:30pm; Lafreniere Park; trick or treating, activities, boo house, and more for kids 13 and under and their parents; $7/adults | $5/children 3-12 | 3 and under FREE

Trunk or Treat: October 24; 6-8pm; John Calvin Playschool

Bayou Segnette State Park Haunted Hayride and Swamp Trail: October 25; 6-9pm; haunted hayride, trick or treating, decorating contest, haunted swamp tour; $2/person

Trick or Trunk: October 25; 6:30-8pm; St. Francis Xavier School

Halloween Spooktacular: October 25; 5:30-8pm; Eastbank Regional Library; sponsored by Tulane Lakeside; trunk or treat, crafts, games, costume contest, dance contest, and more

Mall-O-Ween: October 25; 1-3pm; Esplanade Mall; costume fashion show for the children, trick or treating, and Halloween themed activities

Trunk or Treat: October 25; 6pm;  Atonement Lutheran Church and School

Trunk or Treat: October 31; 6-9; Parkview Baptist Church and School


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