February 22 2018
Visit New Orleans this Fall Season
October 9th, 2018 | New Orleans Events
Krewe of Boo Halloween Parade
Oct. 20, 6:30 pm
Elysian Fields in Faubourg Marigny through the French Quarter
The Mardi Gras city is no stranger to parades, and Halloween is no exception. The Krewe of Boo puts on the city’s official Halloween parade, drawing crowds of over 100,000. See the procession of dynamic parade floats, wicked papier-mache skeletons, and creative costumes just steps from the Andrew Jackson Hotel! The parade route passes right through the heart of the Quarter, ending at Generations Hall on Andrew Higgins Boulevard where the ticketed Monster Mash costume party will commence. See details.
Oak Street Po-Boy Festival
Nov. 11, 10 am to 6 pm
Oak Street in the Carrollton Neighborhood
New Orlean’s signature sandwich gets the spotlight at this all-day event that features the best po-boy vendors in town. Eat your way through the city’s favorite sandwich packed with fried oysters (‘tis the season!), crawfish, and other local goods. Live music by NOLA’s finest is planned for the event; Admission is free with $5 wristband access to po-boy purchase.
One of New Orlean’s favorite music festivals is back for its 20th year this Halloween weekend. Live the Voodoo Experience with 65 bands playing over the three-day festival. Read our tips on how to survive the Voodoo Experience, buy tickets in advance and book your lodging at Andrew Jackson Hotel while there’s still time!
Ghost tours are always a popular activity in the French Quarter, but this time of year they’re just a little bit spookier. Visit spirits at the morgue (now an Irish-themed pub) and hear horror stories of the LaLaurie Mansion or the cryptic past of the Mahogany Jazz Hall. Book a ghost tour to check out the Quarter’s haunts using our local ghost tour guide. And in case you didn't know, the Andrew Jackson Hotel is considered one of the most haunted hotels in New Orleans. Intigued? Read more about ghosts at the Andrew Jackson Hotel.
Nov. 24 at 4 pm
There’s no better sign of the season than the Bayou Classic in New Orleans. Now in its 45th year, the annual face-off between Grambling and Southern is preceded by city-wide events and a killer battle of the bands. Book with us at Andrew Jackson Hotel for a stay in the French Quarter and easy access to the Superdome.
What are you waiting for? Visit the most haunted city in the country this season. Check out rates at Andrew Jackson Hotel, located in the heart of the French Quarter.