From: Saturday, Oct 31st, 2020
To: Saturday, Oct 3rd, 2020
Be afraid! Very Afraid – A Gay Halloween in New Orleans
Gay Halloween in New Orleans means party time, a chance to dress up, drink and look for that special trick or treat, and there are lots of treats to be had. The highlight of Halloween is the street parade, that seems to get bigger and bigger each year, and is normally held at night on the Saturday in the French quarter.
Coloured beads are thrown from the passing floats, to boys and girls that show what they have in the way of assets normally hidden from view, there are lots of parties and events held over the weekend by the gay bars and club as well as official events and parties.
Halloween Weekend attracts gay and lesbian revellers from around the nation and around the world for a week of events.
Only Southern Decadence and the Gay Mardi Gras attract more gay and lesbian visitors to the city of New Orleans.
The Halloween “circuit party” all began as a simple gathering of friends in 1984. Now it has evolved into one of the most celebrated gay circuit party weekends of the year. It is so festive that the partying lasts from midday on on Thursday until the wee hours of Monday morning.
Then comes Halloween Night on Wednesday, October 31, as the City of New Orleans celebrates Halloween Week in the fun-filled and hauntingly mysterious French Quarter.
New Orleans’ largest gay nightclub complex, The Bourbon Pub video bar and The Parade dance club, has nonstop weekends planned. “The Pub” is the very heart of the New Orleans gay community, and will present some of the very best DJ talent
Traditionally, October boasts some of the very best weather that New Orleans has to offer.
So forget about heat, humidity and even very cold temperatures. Mother Nature always smiles on Halloween in New Orleans!
The beat place to stay is in the French quarter, which is where you will find most of the gay bars and clubs,
we have found hotels in the gay area that have good rating, and puts you where you need to be to have fun without the need for taxis.
Gay Map of New Orleans
If you want to be close to all of New Orleans famous attractions, including the top gay-nightlife options in the city, the French Quarter remains the hub of where to stay, with dozens of hotels of all types and grades.. Adjacent to the Quarter and just downriver, you’ll find a number of gay-friendly smaller properties in historic and trendy Faubourg Marigny, which is also home to several gay-popular restaurants and bars.
Recommended Apartments in New Orleans
In the heart of the French Quarter, the three-story residence is within walking distance of Jackson Square, Bourbon Street, the Superdome. One of the only newly constructed buildings in the area, it is complete with high-end finishes & offers the perfect balance of historic charm & modern elegance.
Bourbon St Balcony
The absolute Heart of the French Quarter, a two bedroom exposed brick large space, perfect for entertaining yet quiet and comfortable enough to relax. Entrance from the 500 block of Bourbon, through your private alleyway, up to your open air expansive getaway. Balcony overlooking Bourbon Street
New Orleans Hospitality
Located on the residential side of Bourbon St. you will enjoy the quietness at night and sleep like a baby a few steps all the action of Bourbon and the Marigny area. This mansion was built in the 1830s n was recently converted into Luxury condos. Ideally located for Mardi Gras, Jazz fest, French Quarter festivals
French Quarter Retreat
This one-bedroom vacation home is in the middle of the French Quarter, just steps from Bourbon Street. The apartment is sunny and spacious, with two separate balconies – one off the living area overlooking the street, and one off the bedroom in the back of the unit which overlooks the quiet courtyard
Video Of HNO – New Orleans Halloween
Video footage of the parties and festivities at New Orleans Halloween
Recommended Hotels in New Orleans
The gay bars and clubs are centred around the French Quarter, so we suggest you try and find a hotel in this district. The area has many boutique hotels offering a traditional Louisiana welcome.
The Roosevelt Hotel
5 Star, Luxury
The Roosevelt Hotel New Orleans features an outdoor pool and a 2,300 square-foot gym. The elegant hotel features The Rooftop Bar, a full-service spa and rooms with a 42-inch flat-screen TV. WiFi is available at a costs