It’s almost impossible to list all of the various events and fests being held in NOLA at any one time of the year – last month we listed several things to do in October, and this month, we’re listing some more, as well as other late-Autumn festivities for you! Unfortunately, we’re having big event cancellations, so we’re going to stick to activities on the smaller side, to give a better chance for you to actually be able to experience them!
Halloween-time is perfect for a ghostly Tour, and New Orleans offers so many! Witches Brew Tours offers a 4-in-1 New Orleans Ghost, Voodoo, Vampire and French Quarter Tour. For only $27 per adult, take a 2-hour, guided tour through the Vieux Carré, stopping at various spots along the way that are known for otherworldly happenings. Take photos and be captivated by the tales spun surrounding the haunted history of the Crescent City!
Because the cemeteries are closed, taking a tour around at one is different this year! Consider supporting a small business by taking the Storyville Tours St. Louis Cemetery #1 Walk-Around Tour – you’ll go to and walk AROUND the graveyard and hear all of the wonderful and spooky stories the guide has to share. The tour lasts 90 minutes and only costs $15 per adult. To save 20% on your tour ticket, use code COVIDSUX (we couldn’t agree more!).
If scary isn’t your vibe, how about a safari, right outside the city? Global Wildlife Center offers public and private Wagon Tours of its incredible outdoor enclosure. Starting at only $19 per adult for 75 minutes, you’ll see giraffes, zebras, kangaroos, camels, bison, and llamas. You will also be able to feed them! What a fun thing to do on a fall day in New Orleans!
History buffs will love the amazing National World War II Museum. The museum is vast, housed in four buildings, with multiple interactive exhibits at all times. You can view Beyond All Boundaries, a “30-minute, multi-sensory “4-D” introduction to America’s World War II experience”, narrated by Tom Hanks and starring a bevy of famous actors as the voices of American warriors and correspondents. Many rave reviews say that people wish they’d stayed longer to see more. Add to that the Stage Door Canteen, the Liberty Belles, seminars, talks, and so. much. more., it’s a must-visit when in NOLA. Advance tickets are required.
Due to the uncertain nature of COVID restrictions and cancellations, please check the websites of any events you may want to attend to make sure that they are still being held, or require masks or proof of vaccination for entry. Currently, masks are required for all indoor activities. We will post information as we know it on the day the blog is published, but things change, and we don’t want you to be disappointed.