It's almost Halloween. The fun is just starting and ramps up in just about two weeks and every weekend leading up to the big day is FULL of Halloween fun. Now's the time to make your plans and get your tickets to these nine Must Do Halloween Activities for New Orleans Kids presented by Rapid Urgent Care.
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 $17 for adults and $20 per child 4-18 and you can book your tour on the French Quartour Kids Website.
Jefferson Parish Library
The Jefferson Parish Library has a ton of Halloween events planned for kids all month long including storytimes, crafts, movies, parties and more.
Kid Zone at Scout Island Scream Park
Weekends starting September 27th through October 27th and Halloween Night – Friday 6pm-midnight | Saturday 11am – midnight | Sunday 11am-11pm | Halloween Night 6pm – 11pm. Scout Island Scream Park at New Orleans City Park turns into kid friendly fun daily. Cost is $20 per person and includes face painting, hay bale maze, pumpkin patch, bounce house and a hay ride.
On days Scout Island Scream Park is open, the area will be ‘scare light’ as Scout Island Scream Park is setting up (kids may see actors dressed in costumes or hear attractions rehearsals). On the days Scout Island Scream Park is not open, nothing scary will occur.
Krewe of Boo
Saturday, October 19 from 6:30 to 9 pm the parade begins at Elysian Fields and ends in the Warehouse District. This is a fun parade for the entire family to get ready for Halloween. Parade Route
Park a Boo
October 25 from 5-7:45pm, October 26 from 1-7:45pm, and October 27 from 1-4:45pm at Lafreniere Park. Children 12 and under can dress in costume and play games, trick or treat, listen to a story, get their face painted and more. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children ages 2-12 and FREE for children ages 2 and under.
Boo At the Zoo
The Audubon Zoo's annual Halloween event will be held on October 25 and 26 from 5-9 pm and October 27 from 4-8pm. Children to age 12 will enjoy activities, games, trick or treating and more. Admission is $20 per person and can be purchased on Audubon's website.
Take a trip across the lake to Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington on Saturday, October 26 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 View
Trick or treat at Clearview Mall in Metairie from 5-9 pm on Halloween Night. Enjoy mall wide trick or treating, face painting, a haunted house and more.
Gretna Goblin Night
October 31st from 6:30-8pm. Children ages 10 and under can enjoy a safe Halloween with games, music, fun, candy and more at the Riverfront Amphitheatre in Gretna.
About Rapid Urgent Care
Located at 3908 Veterans Memorial Blvd which is on the corner of Vets and Cleary in the same shopping center as Regions Bank. Rapid Urgent Care is open every single day of the year including holidays and has a physician on site to access, diagnose, and treat your concern. Rapid Urgent Care commonly treats ailments such as the flu and flu-like illnesses. These include colds, sore throats, bronchitis, asthma, and strep throat. We also treat sprains, minor trauma, and fractures. Our on site X-Ray facility can help to determine if have a broken bone or perhaps just a sprained muscle. Learn more by visiting their website and liking them on Facebook.