Halloween for families New Orleans style 2017Halloween fun in New Orleans never ends, especially for families. we have New Orlean's most comprehensive listings of pumpkin patches, parties and more for you and your kids to enjoy!For Halloween events and parties, page down past our Patches guide, or click here Pumpkin PatchesCity Park Pumpkin PatchWheel Fun Rentals on the north side of Big Lake in City Park, New OrleansOpen Oct. 1-Oct. 23Monday through Friday from 1 pm-6 pmSaturday and Sunday from 9 am-6 pm First Presbyterian Pumpkin PatchFirst Presbyterian Church, 5401 S. Claiborne Ave., New OrleansOpen Oct. 1-Oct. 31 Lafreneire Park and Plum Street Snoballs3000 Down Blvd., Metairie. Enjoy pumpkins and snowballs! Pumpkins range in price from $1-$20.Opens Oct. 6Monday through Friday from 2pm till duskSaturday and Sunday from 11 am till dusk Lil' J's Pumpkin Patch3000 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans. The first year a pumpkin patch in the gardens of College Inn to help support the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Available Items include small pumpkins, medium pumpkins, large pumpkins, wrapped cornstalks, Indian corn, mixed gourds & more! Prices range from $2.50-$20. Open Oct. 14-29 (or until sold out)Open daily from 10 am-6 pm. Liuzza Produce Farm56188 Holden Circle, Amite. Each child receives a pie pumpkin with admission.Open every Saturday in October. Admission for ages 2-12 is $10. Ages 12+ is $5. Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch11215 Lee’s Lane, HammondOpen Sept. 25-Nov. 6Monday through Friday from 9 am-5 pmSaturday and Sunday from 10 am-5 pmAdmission is $7 Perrilloux Farms Pumpkin Patch17834 River Road, MontzOpen the first week in OctoberMonday through Friday – Call 985.652.3672 for an appointment.Saturday and Sunday from 9 am-5 pm. Wagon leaves on the hour.Pumpkins cost $7 Pumpkins in the Park TerraBella Village, Covington. Complementary event featuring pumpkins, pumpkin painting, face painting, jump house, hayride, crafts for the kids, food and beverage to purchase, and more!Open Oct. 28 from 11 am-2 pmPlease bring a non-perishable food item for the Covington Food Bank. St. Augustine’s Pumpkin PatchSt. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 3412 Haring Road, MetairieOpen Oct. 4 St. Charles United Methodist Church1905 Ormond, Blvd., DestrehanOpen to the public to come take pictures, pick a pumpkin, storytimes, family fun!!Monday through Friday from 3 pm-7 pmSaturday from 9 am-7 pmSunday from 10 am-7pm St. Mark's Episcopal Church3245 Manhatten Blvd., Harvey. Open Oct. 8-Oct. 31Monday through Friday from 9 am-6 pmSunday from noon-6 pm St. Martin's Church Pumpkin Patch2216 Metairie Road, MetairieOpen Sept. 25-Oct. 31Monday through Friday from 2-6:30 pmSaturday and Sunday from 10 am-6:30 pm St. Paul’s Episcopal School6249 Canal Blvd., New Orleans.Oct. 7-31Monday through Friday from noon-6 pmSaturday and Sunday from 10 am-6 pmA seasonal tradition for hundreds of families who enjoy selecting the perfect pumpkins for carving and decorating together. Stella Plantation4881 Louisiana 39, BraithwaiteOpen Oct. 15 and 22 from 10 am-4 pm$10/person ages 1 and olderPumpkins, hay rides, corncob cannon, kids activities, tasty eats and more! Timberlane Pumpkin Patch 1 Timberlane Dr, Gretna (entrance on Lapalco)Oct 14-31Monday through Friday from 2-7 pm Saturday and Sunday from 10 am-7 pmVarious sizes pumpkins, photo op, fall activities and snack. Free admission. Halloween FunSpooky Tour for KidsFrench Quartour Kids, 1100 Chartres St. A spooky tour through the French Quarter, just for kids ages 5-10, with tricks, treats, spells and superstitions. Lasts 1 to 1 1/2 hours. $20/person. Tours every day in October, except Oct. 1 and Wednesdays. 11 am. Thursday, Oct. 5A Dark and Stormy NightFelicity Church, 1220 Felicity St. Big Class, a non-profit, youth writing program featured in this issue's Spotlight section, will be hosting a Halloween fundraiser, complete with cocktails and ghost stories. Ticket prices vary. For more information, visit bigclass.org. 6-10 pm. Friday, Oct. 6Oktoberfest NOLADeutsches House, 1700 Moss St. Enjoy German food, drinks, oompah songs, dancing and more at this annual event. Tickets are $8. Free for children 12 and younger. For more information, visit oktoberfestnola.com. 4-11 pm. Saturday, Oct. 7Oktoberfest NOLADeutsches House, 1700 Moss St. See Oct. 6 listing for details. 1-11 pm. Friday, Oct. 13Oktoberfest NOLADeutsches House, 1700 Moss St. See Oct. 6 listing for details. 4-11 pm. Books and BoosThe French Library, 3811 Magazine St. 5-7 pm.A spooky storytime and a not-so-scary French film. Snacks and drinks for kids and grown-ups to be served. Saturday, Oct. 14October Fest at Swap for KidsJoin Swap for Kids for their 5th Annual October Fest! FREE Pumpkin Project. Lots of last minute costumes for sale. Treats for the kids! And, a huge discounts on everything in store. 10 am-5 pm. Oktoberfest NOLADeutsches House, 1700 Moss St. See Oct. 6 listing for details. 1-11 pm. Spooktacular Halloween PartyDelcazal Park, Corner of Verret and Opelousas Streets, Algiers. 3:30-7 pm.Join Confetti Kids for their annual Halloween Spooktacular! Enjoy crafts, games, carnival style concessions, dancing and a live DJ at this family friendly event. Donate a baked good for their Halloween Cake Walk! Wear your best costume for a chance to win a trophy in the annual costume contest! Scare the audience in their first ever Scariest Laugh competition! Also, for the first time ever, bring your treat bags and come enjoy the 'Spooktacular Tent, Table or Treat'! Bring your own chairs and blankets to enjoy a family friendly Halloween movie under the stars! Admission is FREE & all ages welcome! Nachos & Snowballs will be available for purchase courtesy of KONA ICE. Spooky Halloween Sip & ShopLittle Nuts Toy Shoppe, 209 Harrison Ave, New Orleans. Join Little Pnuts for a frightfully fun evening filled with scary sweets, treats, giveaways and fun! Come dressed up and you'll be entered to win one of 3 fabulous prizes. Also, a spooky sweets & bubbles filled with a little bit of toil and trouble. Don't miss out, it's going to be quite the scare! Visit their website for more information. 4-6 pm. Sunday, Oct. 15Halloween Spooktacular Family ConcertLouis J. Roussel Hall, Loyola's Campus, 6363 St. Charles Ave. This annual Halloween Family Concert returns featuring classical music’s delightfully spooky music. Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume! Be sure to arrive 45 minutes prior to the concert to interact with our ghastly and ghoulish musicians and their instruments. Admission to LPO Family Concerts is FREE for children ages 15 and under. Music begins at 4pm. Friday, Oct. 20Oktoberfest NOLADeutsches House, 1700 Moss St. See Oct. 6 listing for details. 4-11 pm. Boo at the ZooAudubon Zoo. This annual extravaganza is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event for children 12 years and younger, featuring trick-or-treat houses with candy, a Ghost Train, a haunted house, games and more. $17/person. All games and treats, except concessions, are free with admission. Continues on Oct. 21, 27 and 28. 5-9 pm. Fall Festival St. Paul's Lutheran.2624 Burgundy St . Free Admission 5pm. Ghosts in the OaksCarousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland, New Orleans City Park. This family-friendly Halloween event includes trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and a pumpkin patch. Tickets are $12/members, $15/regular admission (7 pm) and $20/early admission (6 pm). Free for children younger than 3. Continues through Oct. 22. 6-10 pm. Howl O Ween PartyAbita Brewery. St Tammany Humane Society. Food Trucks. Bring the pup and make sure they are in costume! 6– 9 pm Saturday, Oct. 21Gretna Farmer's Market3rd St & Huey P Long Ave., Gretna. Bring the kids to the Gretna Farmer’s Market for the annual pumpkin giveaway. There will be free pumpkins for the children to decorate courtesy of Chief Arthur Lawson and the Gretna Police Department. Free. 8:30 am-12:30 pm. St. Tammany Parish Hospital Parenting Center Monster Mash Bogue Falaya Park, 213 Park Drive, Covington. Celebrating its 29th year, enjoy local food and entertainment, with a trick-or-treat village, games, a bid & boo auction, arts & crafts, princess and pirate tea, and more. Ticket prices vary. For more information, visit sthfoundation.org/foundation/MonsterMash.htm. 10 am-3 pm. Oktoberfest NOLADeutsches House, 1700 Moss St. See Oct. 6 listing for details. 1-11 pm. Boo at the ZooAudubon Zoo. See Oct. 20 listing for details. 5-9 pm. Ghosts in the OaksCarousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland, New Orleans City Park. See Oct. 20 listing for details. 6-10 pm. Krewe of BooDowntown New Orleans. This spooktacular parade makes its way from Elysian Fields Avenue, down Canal Street and to Andrew Higgins Drive. For more information, visit kreweofboo.com. 6:30 pm. Sunday, Oct. 22Ghosts in the OaksCarousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland, New Orleans City Park. See Oct. 20 listing for details. 4-8 pm. Friday, Oct. 27Boo at the ZooAudubon Zoo. See Oct. 20 listing for details. 5-9 pm. Trunk or Treat & Movie Under the StarsJohnny Jacobs Playground, 5851 5th Ave, Marrero. Join Councilman Mark D. Spears Jr., Council District 3, for a fun evening of Trunk or Treat and Movie Under the Stars. Booster Club members will sell concessions this evening, costumes are welcome (non-ghoulish) and all minors must be accompanied by an adult. Since this a Movie Night, bring your chairs and blankets! Free. 5-10 pm. Teen Halloween PartyMilne Rec Center, 5420 Franklin Ave.Join us if you dare…Teen Halloween Party kicks off with a outdoor movie screening at 5:30pm with free popcorn. After the movie, festivities will continue in the rec center with music by DJ So Cray, a costume contest, door prizes, and lots of candy! Guests will be entered into a drawing for a FREE bike! Concessions will be available. Ages 12-17. Free. 7-10 pm. Saturday, Oct. 28Kinder Garden, Longue Vue House and Gardens. Kids can get up close and personal with nature through plantings, digging for worms, crafts and more during this special, Halloween-themed Kinder Garden. 18 months to 5 years, plus an accompanying adult. $8/members and $10/non-members. For more information, contact Lauren Rouatt at 504.293.4719 or [email protected] 9:30-10:30 am. Boo Carré Halloween and Harvest FestivalFrench Market. The annual family-focused fete includes trick-or-treating, pie-eating and costume contests, a petting zoo, craft activities, pumpkin sales, live music, food and more. Free. For more information, visit frenchmarket.org. 10 am-3 pm. CrawloweenAudubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Learn about the myths behind some “scary” critters, go trick-or-treating for bug-themed trinkets and enjoy Halloween-themed cookies in Bug Appétit. Children younger than 12 receive a $3 discount on admission if they are wearing Halloween costumes. Continues on Oct. 29 and 31. 10 am-5 pm. Fall FestSt. Paul’s Episcopal School, 6249 Canal Blvd. An annual day of family fun that includes a bounce house, petting zoo, ring toss and more. 11 am-3 pm. Fall Family PicnicFleur de Lis Park, 6701 Fleur de Lis Drive, New Orleans. Enjoy Family Fall Picnic which includes inflatables, a DJ, hot dogs and chili, and a costume contest. Fun for all ages. RSVP to this FREE event at lakeviewcivic.org/event-2620574. 11 am-1 pm. Boo Dat A Spooktacular Saturday The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, 500 Port of New Orleans Place; riverwalkneworleans.com — Costumed children may trick-or-treat from store to store in the mall. Face painting is available. Free admission. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Park-A-BooLafreniere Park, Metairie. Enjoy this three-day Halloween festival designed for children 12 and younger to costume and enjoy the Halloween season, with a variety of activities for families to enjoy together. Tickets are $8/adults and children 13 and older, $6 for children ages 3-12 and free for children 2 and younger. For more information, visit park-a-boo.com. Continues through Oct. 30. 5 pm. Boo at the ZooAudubon Zoo. See Oct. 20 listing for details. 5-9 pm. Trunk or Treat - Movies in the ParkMuss Bertolino Playground, 620 W Esplanade Avenue, Kenner. This annual Trunk or Treat and Movies in the Park will include candy, games, snacks, photos and more fun planned. Free admission. 5:30-9:30 pm. Sunday, Oct. 29CrawloweenAudubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. See Oct. 28 listing for details. 10 am-5 pm. New Canal Haunted LighthouseNew Canal Lighthouse Museum & Education Center, 8001 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans. Weave your way through spiderweb maze and join for a day of fun and games, storytelling, arts and crafts, music, costumes and of course candy! Ideal for ages 12 and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult. $5/person. 4-6 pm. Park-A-BooLafreniere Park, Metairie. See Oct. 28 listing for details. 1 pm. City Putt Halloween Party City Putt, New Orleans City Park. Each person can play one course, enjoy one cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats and receive giveaways. $10/person. Continues through Oct. 31. 5-9 pm. Monday, Oct. 30Park-A-BooLafreniere Park, Metairie. See Oct. 28 listing for details. 1 pm. City Putt Halloween Party City Putt, New Orleans City Park. See Oct. 29 listing for details. 5-9 pm. Tuesday, Oct. 31 - Happy Halloween!CrawloweenAudubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. See Oct. 28 listing for details. 10 am-5 pm. City Putt Halloween Party City Putt, New Orleans City Park. See Oct. 29 listing for details. 5-9 pm. Spooktacular Halloween PartyRosenwald Rec. Center, 1120 S. Broad St. Free candy, games, music! NO COST all ages. NORDC Gretna Goblin NightMusic, games, food, fun and lots of candy! This event will be held on the river batter by the amphitheater. 6:30-8 pm.