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Krewe of BOO! 2023 

In the heart of the Big Easy, the Krewe of BOO! Halloween Parade transforms New Orleans into a realm of spooky celebrations. Spanning multiple days, this festivity offers a plethora of activities, ensuring everyone gets into the Halloween spirit. From thrilling parades to mysterious masquerade balls, there’s no shortage of eerie excitement. Join in and let the hauntingly fun adventures begin!

Krewe of BOO! Parade

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Get ready for a spooktacular evening in downtown New Orleans! The Krewe of BOO! Halloween Parade promises a child-friendly spectacle, rolling out on Saturday, October 21st. Showcasing a dazzling 3-D fiberglass and papier-mâché extravaganza, expect to see werewolves, ghosts, vampires, and a host of other Halloween-themed monsters.

Kicking off at 6:30pm, this free parade is a must-see. For those seeking an exclusive experience, grab your VIP admission tickets starting at $200 and enjoy prime viewing at Lucy’s Retired Surfer’s Bar, Crescent City Brewhouse, or The Sheraton. Don’t miss out on this thrilling parade! 

The Axeman’s Ball 

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Dive deep into New Orleans’ rich history with the Axeman’s Ball! As the birthplace of Jazz, this city has seen its influence stretch far and wide, even captivating the infamous serial killer, The Axeman. Decades ago, he promised to spare lives if the city echoed with the melodies of Jazz for one night.

Heeding his peculiar request, the city danced to Jazz, and no blood was shed. Named after this chilling tale, the Axeman’s Ball, from 7 to 10PM, promises a night of roaring 20s costumes, live entertainment, and unparalleled fun. The date for the Axeman’s Ball 2024 is yet to be determined, but with tickets starting at just $15, it’s an event not to be missed! 

Zombie Run 

New orleans halloween parade attendees acting like zombies during the zombie run

Get set to outrun the undead! On the morning of Saturday, October 21, 2023, the sixth annual New Orleans Zombie Run will unleash a zombie apocalypse in the Warehouse District. Starting at 9:00am, this 2-mile race offers a thrilling escape from the Big Easy Roller Derby, your designated Zombie Killers for the day. Whether you don a bio-hazard suit, gas mask, or zombie makeup, be prepared for a heart-pounding adventure presented by the Krewe of BOO!

Additionally, the quarantine zone is all set up downtown, welcoming zombies, humans, and monsters alike. Pre-registered tickets are $25, and for a VIP experience with an open bar, it’s just $90. Don’t miss this adrenaline-pumping event the morning of the Krewe of BOO parade! 

Captain's Masquerade Ball 

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Step into a world of mystery and elegance! On Friday, October 20th, from 7PM – 10:30 PM, the Republic NOLA at 828 S Peters Street will be transformed into a mesmerizing Captain’s Masquerade Ball. For just $20 in advance, you can be part of an enchanting pre-parade party filled with dance, drinks, and dazzling costumes. Let the rhythm take you away and immerse yourself in the magic of the masquerade. Secure your ticket now and prepare for a night to remember! 

Experience the Halloween Thrill with New Orleans Ghost Tours! 

Seize the opportunity to embark on an unparalleled Halloween escapade in the heart of New Orleans! Cajun Encounters proudly presents an array of extraordinary New Orleans ghost tours, ensuring an immersive experience like no other. Delve into the eerie ambiance and embrace the true essence of Halloween with our carefully curated ghost bus tour. Secure your spot now and partake in an unforgettable ghost bus tour journey through the mystical and haunted realms of New Orleans!

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