Kids will have spooktacular fun at the Halloween events being held in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2017. Get the Halloween costumes ready for these family-friendly events with not-so-scary activities geared for children this year.
Halloween Family Concert
Oct. 15 @ 3:15 pm.
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, 1010 Common St., New Orleans, LA 70112
The annual LPO Halloween concert will fill the concert hall with delightful spooky music. Dress in Halloween costumes to add to the fun of this family-friendly musical event. Plan to arrive 45 minutes before the concert to meet the ghoulish musicians and their musical instruments before the 4 p.m. concert. Admission will be free for children 15 and under. Adult admission will be $15.
Boo at the Zoo
Oct. 20, 21, 27, & 28 @ 5 p.m.
Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70118
Boo at the Zoo will be a family-friendly Halloween themed event. Dress kids in costume for the trick-or-treating, games, entertainment, and more. Tickets will be $17 per person, free for infants under one year of age.
Boo Carre Halloween and Harvest Festival
Oct. 21 @ 10 a.m.
French Market – Dutch Alley, between Dumaine and St. Phillip St., New Orleans, LA 70116
Boo Carre will be a kid-centric Halloween event in the historic French Market District, featuring live music and activities, especially for children. Kids in costume will receive a free bag so they can trick-or-treat at participating vendors along Decatur Street at Jackson Square. Boo Carre will be free and open to the public.
Krewe of Boo New Orleans Official Halloween Parade
Oct. 21 @ 6:30 p.m.
French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116
The Krewe of Boo will present this Spooktacular Halloween parade through the “Boo Carre” for the official Halloween Parade of New Orleans. The parade will step off at Elysian Fields Ave. and Decatur St. and will roll through the historic French Quarter.
9th Annual Pumpkins-in-the-Park at TerraBella Village
Oct. 28 @ 11 a.m.
TerraBella Village — 100 TerraBella Blvd., Covington, La. 70433
Join the fun at TerraBella Village, with this free family-friendly Halloween event. Activities for kids will include hay rides, jump house, face painting, pumpkin painting, and crafts. Please bring a donation of a non-perishable food item for the Covington Food Bank.
Oct. 28, 29, & 31
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70118
Kids will have ghoulish fun at the Audubon Butterfly Garden, where the naturalists will present creepy insect-themed entertainment. Activities will include trick-or-treating for bug themed trinkets, learn some scary critter myths, and more. Dress in Halloween costumes because kids in costume will get a $3 discount off the admission fee. Regular admission is $17.95-$22.95.
Oct. 28 @ 8 a.m.
On the Levee Green between the USS Kidd and LASM, Baton Rouge,
The family-friendly Halloween Town will be one of the events of the Fifolet Festival, which will take place in Baton Rouge on Oct. 26-29. There will be several kid-friendly activities, including the Kid’s Costume Parade, puppet shows, live music, and more.
Baton Rouge Halloween Parade
Oct. 28 @ 2 p.m.
River Road, Baton Rouge, LA
The theme of this year’s Halloween Parade will be Rhythm and Boos, celebrating all types of music throughout history. The parade will be the centerpiece of the Fifolet Festival in downtown Baton Rouge. Families will be entertained by the colorful costumes, dancers, bands, and parade krewes. They will be collecting non-perishable food donations from the crowd.Kids will have spooktacular fun at the Halloween events being held in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2017. Get the Halloween costumes ready for these family-friendly events with not-so-scary activities geared for children this year.