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New Orleans is one of the world's most fascinating cities – it's home to a truly unique melting pot of cultures.
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  • New Orleans Film Festival
    2019 New Orleans Film Festival Get ready to strut the red carpet, pop some popcorn and celebrate all things cinema at the 30th annual New Orleans Film Festival. Festgoers can expect exclusive...
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  • Boo at the Zoo
    This annual Audubon Zoo extravaganza is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event for children up to age 12, featuring trick-or-treat houses with candy, Ghost Train, a haunted house, activities,...
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  • LGBT Halloween New Orleans (HNO)
    The Lazarus Ball The witches and the queens and the ghosts and the goblins come out for Halloween New Orleans for a series of fundraising events Halloween weekend, including the Lazarus Ball, a dance...
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  • Scout Island: Scream Park
    City Park gets spooky every Fall with Scout Island's Scream Park. This family-friendly, Halloween festival is fun for all age groups. Each weekend in October, prepare to be terrified as City Park is...
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  • Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
    Like most festivals, here in New Orleans and elsewhere, the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience started out small and, over time, exploded into a mega-event spanning several days and drawing big names and...
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  • Halloween
    If you thought that Halloween was just a night for the kids to go trick or treating with their parents in tow, you need to think again. Here in New Orleans, like everything else, it’s different....
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  • Bayou Bacchanal
    Bayou Bacchanal, the original Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans, is back for its 17th annual celebration of Caribbean culture and heritage November 1-2. Presented by Friends of Culture, Bayou...
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  • Algiers Folk Art Festival
    The eighth annual Algiers Folk Art Festival takes place Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Folk Art Zone and Blues Museum. From 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. enjoy a daylong celebration of art and music in Algiers. This...
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