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Be afraid! Very Afraid – A Gay Halloween in New Orleans complete with Charity Ball
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.
Events include The Lazarus Ball” presented by Boomtown New Orleans, the kick-off for HNO:Descent Weekend at the US Freedom Pavillion: The Boeing Center, featuring live entertainment, great food, and our silent auction
Friday will be the beginning of your DESCENT. There you will find the hidden caverns of “The Neon Underground” presented by VIP Magazine. These caverns have not been explored in thousands of years. Explore and dance the night away enjoying open bar including water. If you survive The Neon Underground you will be one step closer to entering THE INFERNO. Dress in your best neon attire!
on Saturday, Based on the 14th-century epic poem by Dante Alighieri, revelers will descend upon New Orleans to venture on a seductive and riotous journey through Hell. Many will relish in their fall from grace – dancing through the heat of New Orleans’ fiery underground realness – but only the most sinfully outrageous devils and divas will claim their spot in Paradise.
The event closes on Sunday with a delicous brunch at the House of Blues with great live shows and performances, culminating at 4pm from House of Blues to Oz through the streets of the french quarter. A true New Orleans experience that you don’t want to miss!
Our preferred hotels include. Bienville House Hotel French Market Inn W New Orleans Hotel Monteleone, Royal Sonesta Hotel, Holiday Inn Hotel, Prince Conti Hotel, Ramada Plaza Hotel, Hotel St Marie and the Place D’Armes Hotel
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 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.
Great outdoor pool
Charming hotel with great coutryard and within easy reach of the bars and clubs.
French Market Inn
3 Star Central Location
Historic hotel built in the 1800’s and close to all of the main events and bars.
W New Orleans
Sophisticated & Stylish
A new lease of life for New Orleans offering everything 5 star service.