Halloween in New Orleans is a special thing, thanks partly to a rich history (and all the reported hauntings that go along with that), but also because the city just plain likes to have fun. Here are some tips for enjoying Halloween in the Crescent City.
Nah, not that kind of Voodoo (though in New Orleans, that’s always an option). Halloween weekend in New Orleans has become synonymous with the Voodoo Music & Arts Experience. The fest runs Friday through Sunday, and this year’s headliners include G-Easy, Tool and Arcade Fire.
Make the Kids Happy. (Or Don't.)
New Orleans has a wealth of family-friendly options for Halloween. From Boo at the Zoo to the Cajun Country Corn Maze, a variety of events in several different locations promise to offer something for everyone.
And if you’d rather leave the kids at home, New Orleans has that covered too.
Photo courtesy: Audubon Nature Institute
Take a Haunted Tour.
A walking tour –self-guided or run by tour guides — can offer some special insight into the city. So can a haunted carriage ride, for that matter.
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