All Hallow's Month

19:26 October 09, 2014

NOLA Ghost Hunting Tours explores the tragic history of the Jimani Lounge. The UpStairs Lounge, an LGBT bar that was situated above Jimani, burned down in 1973 due to an arsonist attack. With 32 deaths, victims of the fire are said to haunt the building. Experience both historic and paranormal horror with NOLA Ghost Hunting Tours. Every Friday-Monday,141 Chartres St.,

House of Shock is a New Orleans' haunted house legacy, and it will be celebrating its final year after more than two decades of horrifying patrons. The House of Shock boasts one of the top rated haunted attractions in the nation, but also includes live music, pyrotechnics, piercing troupes, a full service bar and food. Every weekend in Oct. & Oct. 29-Nov. 1,319 Butterworth St.,  

The Mortuary has been featured on paranormal programs on The Learning Channel and The Discovery Channel and claims the title of an authentically haunted haunted house. This year's new installment is "City of the Dead" — an apocalyptic dystopia of technologically altered zombies, called Zcyborgs, battling it out with both the living and undead. Every weekend in Oct. & Oct. 26—Nov. 2, 4800 Canal St., 

Boo at the Zoo invites little mischief-makers to celebrate an ongoing tradition at Boo at the Zoo. These special nights, benefitting Children's Hospital, have something for ghouls of all ages. Kids can check out haunted houses, trick-or-treat, ride the Ghost train or explore the haunted maze and much more. Ticket price also includes access to games, treats and live entertainment. Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St.,  

Boo Carré Halloween and Harvest Festival means autumnal festivities are abound in the Vieux Carré. Children of all ages are welcomed to join in the fun of the Boo Carré Halloween and Harvest Festival. This day of fun includes pumpkins, craft booths, a petting zoo, face painting and live entertainment. Children in costume will be given a complimentary trick-or-treat bag. Saturday, Oct. 18, Dutch Alley and The Farmer’s Market, 

The Ghoulwill Ball, Goodwill's third annual fundraiser ball, will get the Hollywood treatment this year. This bewitching fundraiser encourages attendees to dress as their favorite celebrity (dead or alive). The event features live music, dancing, hor d'ouvres as well as a buffet of hauntingly good grub. Saturday, Oct. 18, House of Blues, 225 Decatur St.,

Halloween Pub Crawl knows locals and tourists always flock to the French Quarter for All Hallow’s Eve debauchery. Why not get some drink specials and bar hop with other Halloween revelers? is hosting New Orleans official Halloween pub crawl featuring bars along Bourbon Street. This three-night blow out is sure to be wickedly fun. Thursday, Oct. 30 — Saturday, Nov. 1, various bars around Bourbon Street,  

Krewe of Boo celebrates its seventh year as New Orleans' official Halloween parade by going green. To reduce waste that plastic beads inevitably bring, Krewe of Boo has opted to feature unique, local and handmade throws. Some of these spooky treats include candy, voodoo dolls and doubloons redeemable for food.   Thursday, Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m., starts at Elysian Fields ends at Mardi Gras World,   

Undead Convention is the brainchild of The Anne Rice Vampire Lestat Fan Club. It will celebrate its 26th anniversary and all things macabre with a Halloween weekend soiree. The unconventional convention includes panels about the supernatural, literature and pop culture. It also features book signings, a vampire ball, a cemetery picnic and even Anne Rice herself. Thursday, Oct. 30 — Sunday, Nov. 2, various locations downtown, 

The Rocky Horror Picture Show screenings are back. It's the time of year to jump to the left and then take a step to the right. Break out the fishnets and join other Frank-N-Furter fanatics for a yearly dose of campy celebration. Sing, dance and throw toast! I can see you shiver with antici...pation. Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St.,


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