Weekly Wins: Things to Do in New Orleans 9/25 – 10/1



It’s almost October, also known as spooky season, so you know what that means: scary movies! Find out where to get your fix of all things cinematic and freaky below, plus tons of food, drink and fitness wins this week. 


Wednesday, September 25

Lower Garden District Running Club with Franco’s on Magazine and Tracey’s NOLA

Get a workout in with other local runners, then head to Tracey’s to recharge with drinks and conversation. Happy hour specials for runners includes 50 cent wings, 50 cents off of domestic and well drinks and $1 off of draft beer. (Franco’s on Magazine // 6 p.m. // FREE)


Thursday, September 26

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NOLA Horror Film Fest

Fans of all things spooky can partake in scares galore at the freakiest film fest in town. Stop by for one day or grab a pass for the entire weekend – it all depends how scared you want to be! (Prytania Theatre // various times // $8-$85)


Friday, September 27

Taste of Olde Towne Slidell: A Grand Tasting at The Venue

Enjoy wine and bites paired with live music. You’ll also receive an etched wine glass to commemorate this classy and tasty event. (The Venue // 7-9 pm. // $45)


Saturday, September 28

Louisiana Food Truck Festival

Eat tasty treats from local food truck favorites like Creole Tomateaux, Leauxcal Grub, Old School Eats, Smoky D’s BBQ and many more. You can also enjoy live music by live Category 6 and Christian Serpas & Ghost Town plus plenty of vendors and other fun activities. (The Harbor Center // 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. // FREE)

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North v South – Man United vs Arsenal New Orleans Watch Party

One of the biggest rivalries in the Premier League unfolds on the pitch today. Forget trying to find a way to watch the match online – grab your jersey and get read to sing fight songs of your team and enjoy with other soccer fans. (American Sports Saloon // 9-11 a.m. // FREE)


Sunday, September 29

New Orleans Comic-Con

Enjoy toys, games, comics, art and more with other pop culture and comic enthusiasts, plus receive a free comic book at the door! (Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center // 1 a.m. // $18)

Saints vs. Cowboys at Miel

Couldn’t snag tickets to see the Saints take on the Cowboys at home? Not to worry, as Miel Brewery is fully equipped with two TVs in their taproom so you can still enjoy the game along with some great beer. (Miel Brewery // 7:20 p.m. // FREE)


Tuesday, October 1

Rick Ross

Who said Tuesdays had to be boring? Start your October off on a high note as iconic rapper Rick Ross takes the stage in Nola. (Fillmore // 7 p.m. // $43+)

What are you most excited for this coming week (besides the Saints taking on Dallas)? Hit us up on social using #FrayLife #NOLAFray to share your personal weekly wins!

Want awesome stuff to do around NOLA beyond this week? Here are 10 fall festivals you CANNOT miss!

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