Boo Carré Halloween & Harvest Festival

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18TH 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M.

Main activities occur in Dutch Alley & at the Farmers Market

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18TH 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M.

Main activities occur in Dutch Alley & at the Farmers Market

 TRICK OR TREATING : Kids in costume receive a complimentary  BOO CARRE black and orange trick or treat bag, while supplies last!  20 SHOPS AND CAFES  will be handing out treats throughout the District, from the Shops at the Upper Pontalba on Jackson Square to the Shops on the Colonnade on Decatur, to the Farmers Market! Pick up the list of participating stores and cafes at the Dutch Alley Trick or Treat booth.

-Pumpkins for sale at the Farmers Market at French Market Produce

-Hay and pumpkin photo area at the Farmers Market with Halloween decorations

-Interactive craft booths with Halloween & Harvest themes in Dutch Alley, with these crafts:

MAKE A PUMPKIN BUTTON BRACELET

MAKE A SECONDLINE HALLOWEEN HANKY

MAKE A HARVEST BRACELET

DECORATE A HALLOWEEN MAGNET

MAKE A “”Día de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) HALLOWEEN BAG

–Miniature golf in Dutch Alley with Partee Rentals-Petting zoo in Dutch Alley with Rowdy’s Rascals-Face painting with Miss Irina-Playbuild NOLA  temporary playground/large building blocks for kids to build with in Dutch Alley

–Inflatable photo booth where you can take FREE Halloween themed pics in your costume–or borrow one for a minute! In Dutch Alley

–Balloon artist & magician in Dutch Alley

LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY!!

–Young Pinstripe Brass Band performs from 10-11:30 a.m., passing  through Flea and Farmers Markets

-Spooky secondline at 11:00 a.m. where kids can walk through the entire French Market District in costume together!  SPOOKY SECONDLINE WILL INCLUDE PERFORMERS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF LOUISIANA CIRCUS ARTS SCHOOL!! Look for stiltwalkers, jugglers, and more!! Join in!

Live Music Schedule at Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion:

New Orleans Rhythm Devils  10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m

Benny Maygarden  12 noon to 1:30 p.m.

Black Dragons  2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Johnny Sansone 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

 INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT IN THE JAZZ PARK IN DUTCH ALLEY

10 a.m. Songs for Junior Rangers

12 noon   Johnette Downing

1:30-2:30 Meryl Zimmerman & Band:  Jazz for all ages

3-4 p.m. Jim and Martha Hession perform spooky jazz duets

 ENTERTAINMENT AT THE FARMERS MARKET:

There will be a tent next to the stage with hay and pumpkins for kids to play and take photographs, plus these presentations onstage nearby for all ages to enjoy:

10:30 a.m.  Pumpkin carver Scott Norman demonstrates how to carve your own pumpkin at home safely and with style!

12:00 p.m. Cooking demonstration of Warm Spinach Salad with Chef Laura of Galvez Restaurant

1:00 p.m.  Sweet potato pie eating contest with Loretta’s Authentic Pralines

2:00 p.m. Cooking demonstration of chicken and sausage gumbo with New Orleans School of Cooking

3:00 p.m.  Praline demonstration with New Orleans School of Cooking

EVENT ENDS 6:00 P.M. WITH SOME ACTIVITIES ENDING AT 5:00 P.M