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October 12,13,19,20,26,27 Jean Lafitte's Haunted Tour
Billed as kid friendly ( which is why we're including this cool new haunted tour) its recommended that kids be at least 6 - although use your own judgement on how brave your child is! . It runs Every Friday and Saturday in October you'll find plenty of thrills, a live DJ nightly, and costumes welcome. its a haunted swamp tour! Gates open at 7, Boats run from dark to midnight. $25 adults, $12 kids. Call 504.689.4186 for reservations.
October 19, 20, 26, 27 Boo at the Zoo
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to this annual zoo extravaganza featuring games, trick-or-treating, a haunted house, the Zoo’s Ghost Train and more! $17 per person. Children under 12 months are free. The Boo at the Zoo is a fundraiser for Children's Hospital and Audubon Zoo. Audubon Zoo (5 – 9 pm)October 19 & 20 Ghosts in the Oaks
This family-friendly Halloween event offers fun for the whole family including unlimited rides in Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, trick-or-treating in Storyland, arts and crafts, face-painting, live music and much more. Early admission begins at 6 pm and gates open at 7 pm. Early admission is offered at $20/person and general admission is offered at $15/person; $12/person for Friends of City Park members. Children under 36 months are admitted free of charge. Tickets will be sold for either October 19 or October 20 and will be honored only for the night purchased. For more information on the event, please visit Friends of City Park's Events page or call
October 20 West Jeff Family Festival
October 23 – 27 Spooky Week
October 26 Halloween Fest
St. Pius X School, 6600 Spanish Fort Blvd.
Activities will include a not-so-haunted hay ride, family games, and food, plus a haunted house in the Msgr. Screen Gym from 6:30 - 9 pm Prices vary by activity. Call 504.282.2811 for more info. 6 - 10 pm)
Something low key for the moms who are getting weary of all the Halloween fun around town: http://www.facebook.com/events/117164681773415/
October 28 Museum Mash
from 11 AM – 5 PM, St. Paul’s will have family fun for everyone at Fall Fest. Activities include: petting zoo, miniature golf, inflatables, children's craft tent, food, old-fashion games, flag football, and more! We will also have a pumpkin decorating contest and a pie eating contest! Admission is free. $10 play all day bands and food and drinks available for purchase. For more information contact Lisa Davis at (504) 488-1319, ext. 119 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Race begins at 8:30. Sign up online at konafitnesscafe.com or at any Robert Fresh Market Store.