Are your children ready for Halloween? Are you searching for something fun and safe to do for Halloween? Below are five kid-friendly Halloween events in New Orleans that we believe you may want to consider as you decide what to do with the kids this Halloween in New Orleans.

Five Kid-Friendly Halloween Events in New Orleans

Boo at the Zoo

Come join the animals for a fun-filled, safe Halloween event. Boo at the Zoo will be held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (October 26 -28) this year. Children through age 12 years can enjoy a haunted house, trick-or-treat houses, Ghost Train, games, Monster Maze, entertainment, and much more.

Boo Fest at Lakeview Regional Medical Center

With over 60 families and businesses participating in the Trick-or-Treat houses, children will have many chances to get candy at the at the event.  In addition to trick-or-treating, Boo Fest includes a variety of arts & crafts, games, entertainment, costume contest, and much more. Just $2 gains access to the entire event and proceeds benefit children with disabilities. The event is set up for all children of all abilities to enjoy the activities.

Pumpkin Patches

Visit one of the many pumpkin patches in and around New Orleans. The cost varies by the venue as do the activities available for children to enjoy.

Cajun Country Corn Maze

If you don’t mind the 90-minute drive, try Cajun Country Corn Maze in Pine Grove, LA. The corn maze is a huge attraction. However, children can also enjoy hayrides, pig & duck races, cow train rides, and the petting zoo. For older children, they also have a haunted trail through the woods, a pallet maze, and a live zombie shoot.


The Audubon Nature Institute will host Crawloween this year on October 27 and 28 at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Children are invited to wear their costumes as they go trick-or-treating for bug-themed trinkets. Learn about some creepy “critters” while enjoying Halloween-themed cookies and other activities.

Halloween Safety Tips to Prevent a Frightful Halloween Injury

As you plan your Halloween activities, it can be easy to forget that many children and adults will be injured during the week of Halloween and on Halloween. From costumes to candy and parties for special events, it can be helpful to review Halloween safety tips.

Safe Kids Worldwide and Kids Health offers a variety of Halloween safety tips for kids and parents. Learn how to make your child’s Halloween costume safe; safe steps for carving pumpkins; trick-or-treating safety, and much more on their websites.

Your New Orleans Personal Injury Law Firm

Everyone at The Olinde Firm wishes you a safe Halloween. However, if you are injured in a traffic accident, we encourage you to contact our office to discuss your case and how we can help you recover compensation for your claim.

Call Attorney Fred Olinde of The Olinde Firm at (504) 587-1440 or 1-800-587-1889 to schedule your free consultation with a New Orleans accident attorney.