Halloween is just two weeks away and every weekend leading up to the big day is FULL of Halloween fun. Here are our 10 Must Do Halloween Activities for New Orleans Kids

This post is sponsored by The Esplanade and French Quartour Kids. 


Trick or treat at the Esplanade Mall in Kenner from 5:30-7:30 pm on Monday, October 30th.

Spooky Tours

Kid friendly ghost tours available all season long. Kids can tour the French Quarter, learn New Orleans History and hear some ghost stories about the city’s past inhabitants. Cost is $20 per person and you can book your tour on the French Quartour Kids Website. Two lucky readers will win a family 4 pack of tickets for a Spooky Tour. Just fill out the form at the bottom of this post.

Boo Fest

Take a trip across the lake to Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington on Saturday, October 28th for Boo Fest from 10am – 3 pm. Trick or treating, photo booth, costume contest, pumpkin decorating and more. Gates open at 9am for special needs families and 10 am to the general public. Admission is $2 and all proceeds benefit children with disabilities and their families. More information 

Boo At the Zoo

The Audubon Zoo’s annual Halloween event will be held on 10/20, 10/21, 10/27 and 10/28 from 5-9 pm. Children to age 12 will enjoy activities, games, trick or treating and more. Admission is $17 per person and can be purchased on Audubon’s website. 

Boo Carre

Kid-centric Halloween Fun in the French Market District on Saturday, October 21st from 10am – 3pm. Trick or treating, crafts booths and more. More information

Krewe of Boo

Saturday, October 21 from 6:30 to 9 pm the parade begins at Elysian Fields. See link for parade map http://www.kreweofboo.com. This is a fun parade for the entire family to get ready for Halloween

Boo at the View

Trick or treat at Clearview Mall in Metairie from 5-8 pm on Halloween Night. Enjoy mall wide trick or treating, face painting, a haunted house and more.

Boo Dat: A Spooktacular Saturday

Dress in your best costume and head down to the Riverwalk on Saturday, October 28th from 12-3pm for trick or treating, cooking decorating, face painting and more.

Haunted Lighthouse

From 4-6pm on Sunday, October 29th, the New Canal Lighthouse turns into the Haunted Lighthouse with a spiderweb maze, games, storytelling, candy and more. Ideal for ages 12 and under. Admission is $5 per person. More Information

NORDC Halloween Spooktacular

The fun kicks off at with a Thriller Flash Mob in front of City Hall on Halloween Day. Then that afternoon, various rec centers around the city will be offering safe Halloween Fun from 6-9 pm. Centers will have candy, costume contest, games and more. For rec center locations visit the NORDC website. 

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Ten Must Do Halloween Activities For New Orleans Kids