Weekly Wins: Things to Do in New Orleans 10/30 – 11/5



Whether your idea of a good Halloween week involves dressing up like Bloody Mary herself or drinking all the Bloody Marys you can stomach, we’ve got the places to be for you. 

Read below for lots of fun things to do once Halloween is behind us, including an event where you can taste wines from around the world along the river.


Thursday, October 31

Halloween Costume Contest & Party

Think you’ve got the best costume in town? Come prove it for the chance to win Saints tickets. Plus, enjoy $3 well drinks starting at 7 p.m. and other spooky specials. (The Country Club // 5-10 p.m. // FREE)


Friday, November 1

Olde Towne Crawl 

If you’re still winding down from Halloween festivities last night, you might want to take it easy this evening! The Olde Towne Crawl block party is a family- and pet-friendly event with live music, local vendors, food and beverages, pet adoptions and more! (Olde Towne Slidell // 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. // FREE) 


Saturday, November 2

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Apple Cranberry Crumble Pie Workshop at The Bakehouse

Join Joy the Baker for another pie workshop where she’ll demonstrate how to make homemade pie crust and apple-cranberry crumb filling. You’ll leave with your own homemade pie and know just how to impress your guests this holiday season. Snacks and refreshments will be provided, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit local nonprofits.(The Bakehouse // 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. // $135)

Wine on the River New Orleans 2019

This event features an ‘around the world’ theme and will offer samples of national and international wines as well as cuisine from various cultural regions. Tickets include a souvenir glass and all beverage samples. (Audubon Aquarium Plaza // 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. // $20+)


Sunday, November 3

Bloody Mary Festival

This event does the hard work for you and finds the best drinks New Orleans has to offer. Tickets include the tastiest Bloody Marys around, food and drink samples, live music and more! (The Howlin’ Wolf // Times Vary // $35) 


Monday, November 4

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Urban Adventure Quest is turning New Orleans into a giant game board with its city-wide scavenger hunt. The adventure is led by an app that takes you on a three-hour‘ tour’ of hidden gems throughout NOLA, so you’ll learn local history while solving challenging clues. (Harrah’s Resort and Casino // 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. // $44 Per Team)


Tuesday, November 5

Free Pick-Up Grass Volleyball 

Your #FrayLife fam is hosting a ton of FREE events this November, and we wanna see you there playing your heart out! Bring your friends or just yourself to meet new pals and get in a few games of volleyball. If you can’t make it to this event, we’ll have similar volleyball events throughout the month! (Wisner Park // 7:00 p.m. // FREE) 

What’s your favorite thing going on in NOLA post-Halloween? Let us see all the fun you have this week by tagging #FrayLife #NOLAFray on social.

Looking for a way to burn off all that Halloween candy (or adult beverages)? Check out these fall races coming to NOLA!

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