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Considered Louisiana’s second-biggest holiday folllowing Mardi Gras, Halloween is no stranger to New Orleans’ tradition of extravagant parties and outlandish decorations. However, with the arrival of COVID-19, many events and celebrations have unfortunately been cancelled, but the Halloween spirit is still alive and well in Louisiana. Here are some final Halloween spooks to share with your family.
1. Ghost Manor
From now until Halloween, visitors can stop by the popular Ghost Manor located on Magazine Street. This victorian-style house has captured the attention of visitors for nine years with its every-growing display of lighting effects, decorations, and animatronics.
Unfortunately, guests are not allowed inside due to COVID-19, but they are encouraged to strike a pose in front of its lavish decorations. This “static” display is the perfect spot for Instagram-worthy pictures.
2. Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch
Head on over to Hammond from now until November 8th and spend the day at Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch. Guests can choose their one pumpkin and enjoy a variety of activities, including a zip line, hay maze, and face painting. Mrs. Heather’s also offers educational information on milking cows and growing pumpkins for curious kids.
The patch is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and costs $8 per child under 18 and adults not accompanying a child.
3. New Orleans Ghost Tours
For those searching for a little more spook, New Orleans Legendary Walking Tours offers a ghost tour. Explore the streets of New Orleans and discover first hand why it is considered the most haunted city in the United States. From murders to diseases and everything in between, New Orleans Legendary Walking Tours is sure to have a story that captures your attention.
Tours are held daily at 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. with proper COVID-19 precautions in place for guests’ safety. Book a tour today at neworleanslegendarywalkingtours.com or call 504.503.0199.