It’s the last weekend before Halloween and there’s so much going on to put you (and the kiddos) the spooky spirit!
Here are out weekend picks for Oct. 25 – 27:
Fri. Oct. 25, 2019
What: Boo at the Zoo
When: 5 p.m.
Where: Audubon Zoo
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo, a family-friendly Halloween event benefitting Children’s Hospital and Audubon Zoo with fun activities targeted for children up to age 12. The party happens every night this weekend, so if Friday is sold out, try for tickets Saturday or Sunday. Pro tip: family costumes are encouraged! Click here for more information and tickets.
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What: Brews and Boos
When: 10:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Where: New Orleans City Park
Price: $30 pre-sale, $40 day of admission
A spook-tacular Halloween fundraising event for adults in City Park. Beer, rides and a costume contest kick off a night of fun in the carousel garden, sans kids. The carousel with smoke and black lights? Count us in. Click here for more information.
What: Voodoo Music Fest
When: Gates open at noon
Where: City Park Festival Grounds
Price: Tickets start at $80
Headliners at this 3-day festival include Post Malone, Beck and Guns N’ Roses. The fest even includes a haunted house experience by The Mortuary, and of course, costumes are always encouraged at this fest. Click here for more information.
Sat. Oct. 26, 2019
What: Bat Appreciation Day
When: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Audubon Louisiana Nature Center
The whole family can learn about bats at this free event including crafts, gardening for cats, food trucks and concessions. Click here for more information.
What: Boo Dat
When: Noon – 3 p.m.
Where: The Outlet Collection at the Riverwalk
Price: Free to participate
This is a family-friendly affair offering trick-or-treaters a safe, fun, and air-conditioned environment with seasonal activity stations. Participating stores can be identified by the trick-or-treat sign posted at their entrances. Click here for a list of stores and more information.
Sun. Oct. 27, 2019
What: City Putt Halloween
When: 2 p.m.
Where: City Putt at City Park
Price: $9 per adult, $7 per child
So, City Putt is already fun, but add in creepy decorations, sweet treats, candy, crafts and raffles and it’s even better. Click here for more information.
What: The Color Purple
When: 2 p.m.
Where: Mahalia Jackson Theater
Price: tickets start at $49
Just because the Saenger has been shut down due to the Hard Rock collapse doesn’t mean you have to miss out on great shows. Sunday is the last New Orleans showing of “The Color Purple,” so make sure you get to see it while it’s in town. Click here for tickets and information.