Ashlee Nicole Spills: Halloween Wknd – Rod Wave, Health Is Wealth Drive, Costume Parties + More

by Ashlee Nicole

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

Abstract NOLA – This weekend’s vibe features singer Denisia, actor/comedian Riga Ruby, and DJ Antwigadee. Costumes are encouraged. 
Doors @ 7p | Magnolia Mansion | No Cover

Jack Harlow Creme de la Creme Tour  – Mr. “What’s Poppin” will be performing live in concert with openers, Babyface Ray, and Mavi.
Doors @ 7:30p | House of Blues | Tickets

Set It Off Live – Relive your fave scenes from the classic movie in real-time, starring Da Brat as Cleo. 
8p | Saenger Theater | Tickets

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 

Afroween Party – Enjoy a unique, diverse time at the park with food, drinks, hookah, and sounds of Afrobeats, Soca, Hip-Hop, Reggae, and more.
8p | Culture Park | Tickets

Halloween Costume Party – Q93 will be broadcasting live with your boy Wild Wayne while DJ Poppa provides that B E A T. Everyone gets in free before 10 p.m.
Doors @ 9p | LINK Sports Bar 

Fright Night ft. DIPLO – Famed DJ/producer Diplo will be rockin’ the crowd at Metro. General admission tickets are sold out, however, VIP tickets are still available. 
9p | The Metro | VIP Sections 

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 EditionDJ 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

hustle! with DJ Soul Sister – Dance into the Halloween edition of hustle! with DJ Soul Sister. Advance tickets are sold out, but you can pay at the door. Early arrival suggested. 
11p | Hi-Ho Lounge

SUNDAY, OCT. 31

Yogaween – If you’re looking to wind down from the crazy weekend, Say Love Yoga will be hosting a FREE session at the park. Costumes are encouraged but not required. 
10a | Culture Park | 18+ | RSVP

Soul Sister’s Haunted B-Movie MarathonDJ Soul Sister will be introducing and showing some of her fave spooky flicks from the 70s: 

Blacula (PG, 1972)
Dr. Black and Mr. Hyde (R, 1976)
Sugar Hill (PG, 1974)
Disco Godfather (PG, 1979)

+ Snacks and themed cocktails will be available for purchase. 
2 – 10p | Three Keys @ Ace Hotel New Orleans | Free with RSVP

Way Too Sexy Costume Party – Hosted by Cuban (50 Cent’s boo), with music by DJ Keith Scott + DJ Bam and food by The wOw Turkey
4p | Treehouse | Text (504) 547-6201 for table resy

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

 

The Wknd Spill is your guide to a weekend in New Orleans. If you’d like to see your event on the list, hit me up

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