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LGBT Halloween New Orleans (HNO)

  • Presented By HNO
  • Dates 10/29/2021 - 10/31/2021
  • Recurrence Recurring daily
  • Location Howlin' Wolf
  • Time

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 night with a flamboyant ball and a tea dance on October 25, 2019.

What started as a dinner party given by a few people to honor friends and loved ones who died from AIDS has transformed into a three-day event including the famous Lazarus Ball. Cocktail attire preferred, the Lazarus Ball is an evening fundraiser filled with food, drinks, live entertainment and a silent auction at the Board of Trade from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. The event is 21 and older.

HNO's 36th Anniversery Party: Hallowdays

Shed the cocktail attire and slip on your most eye-catching Halloween costumes for the Saturday dance and DJ party at the Fillmore New Orleans. This 2019 theme is Hallowdays. DJs, Ben Bakson and DJ Grind, will be mixing beats until 3am. Costumes are required, as a contest will also be taking place. 

Sunday Pier Dance

Wind down the weekend with a tea dance along the Mississippi River. Beginning at 1 p.m. at Crescent Park, enjoy hames, food trucks and DJ Blacklow. And of course what New Orleans weekend is complete without a second line? Around 6 p.m., join the marching bands and dance trorops and parade through the French Quarter to St. Ann and Bourbon Streets.

More Information on Halloween New Orleans

All of the proceeds from Halloween New Orleans benefit the Lazarus Project, a home in New Orleans for men and women living with AIDS. Halloween New Orleans has raised over $4.6 million for the project.

Most events are 21 and older and include food and drinks. For more information or to buy tickets, go to

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