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Krewe of Boo

October 22, 2022

6:30 PM
  • Location: French Quarter
    New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map/Directions]
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown, Arts/Warehouse/Convention District, Faubourg Marigny/Bywater, French Quarter
  • Event Host: Krewe of Boo
  • Admission Price: Free
  • More Info: (504) 669-7655 Visit Event Website
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Once a year the Krewe of Boo presents its fantastically horrific Halloween parade to turn the Vieux Carre (French Quarter) into the “Boo Carre!”

The 2022 parade will be held on October 22, and all are welcome to join the spooky festivities!

Background

Krewe of Boo became the official Halloween Parade in New Orleans in 2007, and it’s grown every year since! With floats constructed by Kern Studios, America’s premier float-building organization, the parade frightens and excites the crowds. Kern artists design 3-D paper mâché and fiberglass props that mimic all of Halloween’s spooky creatures.

Parade riders will throw various items to onlookers as they pass by, much to the delight of both children and adults. Parade throws will include candy, chee wees, pralinettes, light-up medallion beads, voodoo doll pins and magnets, doubloons, and children’s toys.

Krewe of Boo throws are all collectable or consumable, which cuts back on waste. This year’s sponsors include Pat O'Brien's, Mardi Gras World, Haunted History Tours, and more. Be sure to keep an eye out for their floats!

Parade Route

The Krewe of Boo Halloween parade route is as follows:

  1. Assemble at Elysian Fields
  2. Parade Down Elysian Fields to North Peters St.
  3. North Peters to Decatur
  4. Decatur past Jackson Square to North Peters
  5. North Peters to Canal
  6. Tchoupitoulas to Andrew Higgins Drive

Events

Special events and afterparties will occur throughout the weekend, such as the Zombie Run and Lucy's Baloncy Bash. Check out Krewe of Boo’s official website at www.kreweofboo.com for more information.