Louisiana is the perfect place to celebrate Halloween, so its no surprise that restaurants across the state are having special events to celebrate the spooky holiday. From Krewe of Boo watch parties in the French Quarter, to spooky lunches made for dressing up, there is no limit to fun during Halloween Weekend here in Louisiana.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22: KREWE OF BOO PARADE WATCHING PARTY
On Saturday, October 22, Tujague’s to enjoy the Krewe of Boo Parade, New Orleans’ Official Halloween Parade in the French Quarter. Enjoy an open call-brand bar along with specialty cocktails, beer & wine and an extravagant buffet. Guests will have access to the private balcony, use of indoor seating and access to private bathrooms throughout the evening. Tickets are $150 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity. Tickets are available HERE or by calling the restaurant at 504-525-8676.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28: WITCHES LUNCHEON
Hocus pocus! Cast your spell at Tujague’s Witches Luncheon on Friday, October 28. Executive Chef Gus Martin has created a three-course menu for the occasion. Priced at $45 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), options include Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, BBQ Shrimp, Gulf Fish Almandine, Grilled Petite Filet Mignon and more. Cocktails will include Bottomless Mimosas ($18) and other spooky specialty cocktails. Put your best witch or Halloween costume on and fly over to Tujague’s where they’re sure to cast a spell. For reservations click HERE or by calling 504-525-8676.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23: DRAG BRUNCH- Poppy’s Pop-Up Drag Queen Bunch
Poppy and her fabulous entertainers will perform a show filled with singing and dancing while you enjoy a three-course brunch and bottomless mimosas for $70 per person plus tax and gratuity. The menu will feature Turtle Soup, a choice of Gulf Fish Almandine - haricot vert, toasted almonds, citrus beurre blanc or Duck Hash - poached eggs, sauce choron, and for dessert enjoy Creme Brulee. For reservations click HERE ;once on OpenTable please select “Experiences” to reserve or call 504-525-8676.
The Myrtles Plantation
No better place than The Myrtles Plantation to to spend Halloween. The most haunted house in America will be hosting a Boos, Brews & BBQ Event on Halloween Day, with special brews and bbq from Executive Chef Daniel Dreher of Restaurant 1796, the property's farm-to-table restaurant. There will be evening mystery tours, costume contest and scavenger hunt for the kids.
Now through Halloween, there is a virtual costume contest for everyone to enter. Visit the grounds and snap a photo in your costume, using the hashtag #MyrtlesHalloween, for a chance to win a free overnight stay at the bed & breakfast, including a chef's tasting with Restaurant 1796.
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