Visit New Orleans this October for the Kick-Off of Fall Festival Season!
Following the sweltering summer months, New Orleans finally cools down a bit in October. Days are pleasant and sunny, just in time for all of the unique fests, like Oktoberfest and Voodoo Arts + Music Experience, that happen throughout the city. Since many say New Orleans is one of the most haunted cities in America, it’s also the perfect place to visit for Halloween!
October Event Calendar
You can’t visit New Orleans without trying one of their famous beignets and the perfect place to try it is at the Beignet Festival! You can try anywhere between classic, sweet, savory, to unique beignets at this event. There will be local musicians and local participating restaurants involved. Entrance to the festival is free but food and drink tickets will be sold for $1 each. The event will end at 6 p.m.
Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
Voodoo Music + Arts Experience is a popular fest that brings huge music names and thousands of visitors to the Big Easy. Takes place over 3 days at the end of October, festival goers are in the Halloween spirit, so expect to see lots of costumes! In addition to live music, the festival will feature food, art instillation, a ferris wheel, and dance parties.