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LGBT Halloween New Orleans (HNO)

  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • New Orleans, LA 70116

  • New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Presented By: Together We Nola
  • Dates: 10/26/2018 - 10/28/2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: French Quarter
  • Time:

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 costume ball and a tea dance.

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 Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Shed the cocktail attire and slip on your most eye-catching Halloween costumes for the Saturday dance and DJ party at the Contemporary Arts Center. 

Wind down the weekend with a tea dance along the Mississippi River. And of course what weekend is complete without brunch? Past venues have been aboard the Creole Queen riverboat followed by a French Quarter second line parade to the club Oz. Stay tuned for this year's location. 

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