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Halloween Happenings in New Orleans: Parties, Brunches & More

halloween in New Orleans

It’s spooky season again in new orleans. Although lingering mandates and closures threaten to dampen the city’s party spirit, there are still plenty of opportunities to eat, drink and be merry in the city this upcoming Halloween.

Check out some of our favorite upcoming Halloween events in New Orleans below

Tujague’s Witches Luncheon

In celebration of Halloween, Tujague’s will host a three-course Witches Luncheon on Friday, October 29, 2021. Priced at $38 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, the menu follows:

First course: choice of Duck & Sausage Gumbo or Roasted Beet Salad

Second course: choice of BBQ Shrimp, Grilled Gulf FishGarlic Crusted Airline Chicken Breast or Grilled Petite Filet Mignon

Dessert: choice of New Orleans Bread Pudding or Crème Brŭlée

*Bottomless Mimosas are available for $18 per person, plus tax and gratuity

Reservations for Tujague’s Witches Luncheon are available from 11 AM – 2:15 PM on Friday, October 29th at can be made via Open Table or by calling (504) 525-8676. Costumes and/or your best broomstick are encouraged. Tujague’s is located at 429 Decatur Street in the French Quarter.


Halloween Boheme Brunch at Southern Food & Beverage Museum

In honor of the grand brunch tradition that started in New Orleans by Madame Begue in the 1870s, the Southern Food & Beverage Museum (SoFAB) will finish off its celebratory Brunch Month on Saturday, October 30th with Begun a festive Halloween Boheme Brunch featuring Colleen Allerton and Camille Staub of Luncheon. Priced at $60 per person, the three-course brunch includes tax and gratuity (excluding alcohol). Menu follows:

First course: Louisiana Fall Vegetables with house Made Creole Cream Cheese, Gulf Shrimp,
Beet Dijon Vinaigrette, Crispy Garlic & Shallot

Second course: Butcher’s Breakfast Smoked Brisket, Local Greens, Creamy Root Puree, Pickled Collards

Dessert: CDM Pudding Mocha Pot de Crème, Cacao Nib Cream, Espresso Chocolate

Guests can enjoy a la carte classic brunch cocktails and punches from Eve Marie Haydel, SoFAB Board Member and Bar Director for Dooky Chase’s Restaurant. Halloween Boheme Brunch will take place on Saturday, October 30th, 11 AM – 1:30 PM at the Louisiana Kitchen and Gallery at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in New Orleans. For additional information and/or to purchase tickets, please visit SoFAB Brunch.

Virgin Hotels New Orleans Weekend Parties

The recently opened Virgin Hotels New Orleans, located in The Big Easy’s Warehouse District, has put together a not-to-be-missed schedule of events for Halloween weekend. From costume parties to burlesque beauties, New Orleans locals and visitors are going to want to join in on the fun.

Friday, October 29; DJ Nice Rack at Dreamboat

Cozy up at Dreamboat located on the 13th floor at Virgin Hotels New Orleans while enjoying tunes from DJ Nice Rack, who will be spinning her eclectic cacophony of bass and breaks, bounce, and southern rap, sounds that are sure to keep the dance party going. Entry for this event is complimentary, but RSVPs are recommended. Reservations can be made HERE. 21+ only.

Saturday, October 30; Boyfriend DJ Set & Costume Party at Dreamboat

Boyfriend will be hosting a special DJ set with Halloween-themed pop-up performances at Dreamboat located on the 13th floor at Virgin Hotels New Orleans. Costumes are required. This will be a ticketed event priced at $40 per person. Tickets can be purchased HERE. 21+ only.

Sunday, October 31; Vixens & Vinyls Burlesque Brunch at Commons Club

Burlesque beauties are taking over the Commons Club, Virgin Hotels New Orleans first-floor signature restaurant and bar, for a brunch to remember. Guests are invited to let their freak flag fly while they enjoy brunch with vinyl tunes and burlesque entertainment. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made HERE.

Sunday, October 31; Khris Royal – Thriller DJ Set at Dreamboat

Celebrate Halloween night at Virgin Hotels New Orleans’ 13th-floor lounge, Dreamboat, with Khris Royal and a Thriller/Michael Jackson-themed evening. Tickets are required for entry and are priced at $40 per person. Tickets can be purchased HERE. 21+ only.

Please note that in order to access any of the events, proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 PCR test is required per New Orleans city mandates.

Virgin Hotels New Orleans is located at 550 Baronne Street in New Orleans’ Warehouse District. For those who prefer to stay the weekend, hotel packages are available and may be booked HERE.


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