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Enjoy 8 Events for Halloween Weekend

October 25, 2021
By: Staff

First, see a live performance by America's favorite Halloween family, the Addams Family. Put on by the Jefferson Performing Arts Society, this classic will run all weekend long at the East Jefferson Auditorium. Reserve your seats by visiting JPAS.org. 400 Phlox St., Metairie, jpas.org

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Next, on Saturday evening, don't miss Slidell's biggest Halloween party with Vince Vance & The Valiant's performing at the Bayou Jam Halloween Bash in Heritage Park. Come dressed in your Halloween costumes, and don't forget your chairs and ice chests too! 1701 Bayou Ln., 985-646-4375, louisiananorthshore.com

Food lovers: enjoy a live culinary variety show with Food Network star Alton Brown. He'll be performing at the Saenger Theatre on Sunday at 4 p.m. Plus, go dressed up as your favorite food or celebrity chef for a chance to win tickets to a future Saenger show. 1111 Canal St., 504-525-1052, saengernola.com

Get ready for two nights of frighteningly good music at Fright Night at The Metropolitan in Generations Hall. Come out and see Diplo providing beats on October 30 and electronic acts Slushii and INZO on October 31. Both shows are 18+ and COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced. Grab your tickets for both nights and party hard for Halloween! 310 Andrew Higgins Blvd., 504-568-1702, themetronola.com

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Spend your Halloween night at Chris Owens' Club on Bourbon for a ton of entertainment and fun. Not only will the captains of the Krewe of Stars be there, there's also going to be musical performances by The Y'at Pack and Louis Prima, Jr. There'll also be a costume contest later in the night. Doors open at 6 p.m., so call ahead to make sure you can get in for the fun. 500 Bourbon St., 504-495-8383

Next, bring the family out for some chilling tunes at the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra's Halloween Spooktacular. The free concert will take place at the Reunion Shelter in City Park on October 30 at 11 a.m. Some of the pieces included in the program include works like Night on Bald Mountain and Hall of the Mountain King. Costumes are encouraged and be sure to bring your own chairs or lawn blankets. 4 Frederichs Dr., lpomusic.com

You definitely don't want to miss the Afroween Party 2021, which dubs itself "the most unique and diverse party in New Orleans." Sponsored by KF Events, Afroween will take place on October 30 starting at 8 p.m. at Culture Park NOLA. You'll be sure to be grooving to a mix of Afrobeats, Hip-Hop, Reggae, and more. Seating is very limited, so go early! 3000 Franklin Ave., 504-495-5894, eventbrite.com

Finally, go searching for monsters at the Swampus Returns: Haunted Swamp Tour. Put on by the Krewe of Krampus, the swamp tour is a driving tour that you can enjoy with your family or friends. The tour is on October 30 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at starts at Horseshoe Drive at NORD Offices. Take a drive out to the haunted swamp and keep your eyes open for some creepy creatures. 5420 Franklin Ave., kreweofkrampus.com

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