Happy Halloween Wknd! The next few days are packed with so much to do. From Big Stan’s annual Eyes Wide Shut Costume Ball to Rod Wave and Jack Harlow concerts to RQ Away’s Happy Feelins, the city will be on fire.
As of Friday, October 29, New Orleans is no longer under a mask mandate. However, the city is still under a vaccine mandate, so most (if not all) places listed below will require either proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test.
Go through the list, find your jam, and have a blast! Don’t forget to SHARE this list with ya people!
FRIDAY, OCT. 29
Bounce Sip and Paint – Experience that B E A T from the legendary DJ Jubilee while painting alongside one of New Orleans’ renowned artists. Cash bar + food vendor will be on site.
8p | Gather Gallery | Tickets [sold out]
Troy Sawyer And The Elementz – Trumpeter Troy Sawyer will be performing live with special guest vocalist, Robyn Charles, youngest daughter of the legendary Ray Charles.
9p | 18+ | Three Keys @ Ace Hotel New Orleans | Tickets
Eyes Wide Shut – If nothing else, you can count on Big Stan to come thru with his annual Halloween costume ball and birthday bash. Sounds will be provided by DJ Keith Scott, DJ Captain Charles, and DJ Hollaback.
10p | The Metro | 21+ | Tickets
SATURDAY, OCT. 30
Health Is Wealth Drive + Pop Up – When Derin Lindsey received a diagnosis that could’ve been prevented had he gone to the doctor sooner, he was motivated to create an event that would bring awareness to black men. The wellness drive will feature health screenings, blood pressure checks, a fitness class, doctor chat, health food demos, HIV testing, breast cancer screenings, and info on health & life insurance, to name a few.
11a – 3p | Culture Park | Free
Happy Feelins: Halloween Edition – Call your friends, throw on your costume, and head downtown to dance, sing, and party at DJ RQ Away‘s highly-anticipated, groovy event. Make sure to have your vax card or negative PCR test (within the last 72 hours) handy to show it at the door, ’cause they ain’t playing those COVID games.
11p | Lobby @ Ace Hotel New Orleans | Free.99
R&B Saturdays: All Black Halloween Costume Bash Edition – DJ Bam will be on the 1s and 2s while ladies (21+) get in free all night with RSVP and get to sip on free champs until midnight. Men must be 23+ to enter,
11p | NOLA Art Bar | Tickets
SUNDAY, OCT. 31
Blacula (PG, 1972)
Dr. Black and Mr. Hyde (R, 1976)
Sugar Hill (PG, 1974)
Disco Godfather (PG, 1979)
Saints vs Bucs After Game Halloween Costume Party – After the Saints take on the Buccaneers, grab your costume and catch a vibe at the after-party with sounds by DJ Hollaback.
6p | Aprés Lounge | Free til 8p
Rod Wave: SoulFly Tour – The Florida-born crooner was initially scheduled to perform back in September. His rescheduled show is looking like it’s sold out, but tickets are up for resale.
7p | The Fillmore | Tickets