Fun Fall Festivities
There’s nothing like New Orleans in the fall. The city comes to life as the streets are filled with festival, football, and fun! Here’s a rundown of can’t miss events this October!
Oktoberfest(October 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 2015): The New Orleans area is known for its rich Cajun and Creole heritage, but we also have German roots! So come eat, drink, and be merry almost every weekend in October.
New Orleans Film Festival(October 15 - 22, 2015): Writers, producers, actors, directors, and cinema lovers gather each year to engage in showings and discussions on everything from full-length films to music video trends.
Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival (October 16-18): The tenth annual Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival will be held in Lafayette Square Park. The event, hosted by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, is free to the public and features a fabulous food and variety of blues performers.
Boo at the Zoo(October 16, 17, 23, 24, 2015): Grab the kids and costumes because Boo at the Zoo is a can't miss family event where kids ages 12 and under can win prizes, trick-or-treat, and more.
Ghost in the Oaks (October 23 & 24, 2015): Join the spookatucalur fun at City Park's Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland. Children of all ages, including the young at heart adults, dress in their Halloween best for unlimited rides, air-brush face painting, live music, arts & crafts, balloon animals, a pumpkin patch, and trick-or-treating!
Krewe of Boo(October 24, 2015): It's not a New Orleans holiday without a parade, and we have to say this is one of our favorites. Halloween themed floats roll down the streets of the French Quarter as riders in fun, crazy costumes throw candy, cups, beads, and more to parade goers. It's a family-friendly affair.