Below is a list of trick-or-treat times and Halloween events throughout Acadiana. Some municipalities in Acadiana have not yet decided. KATC will continue to update this list as cities and towns make a decision.
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Church Point: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Estherwood: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Iota: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Mermentau: October 31, 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Morse: October 30, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Rayne: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm/Fright Fest 6 to 8 pm
Basile: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Chataignier: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Crooked Creek Rec. Area: October 29, 6 to 8 pm
Mamou: October 30, 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Pine Prairie: October 31, 5:30 to 8 pm
Turkey Creek: October 6 to 8 pm
Unincorporated areas: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Ville Platte: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Other events in Evangeline Parish:
- Evangline Parish Library's Book a Treat will be held Thursday, October 27 from 3 to 5 pm. Check out a book and receive a treat on 916 W. Main Street in Ville Platte.
New Iberia: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Delcambre: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Other events in Iberia Parish:
- New Iberia Halloween Parade will be held Saturday, October 29 at 2 pm downtown Main Street. The fountain will be temporarily dyed black at the steps at City Hall then proceed down Main Street. Join them after at Bouligny Plaza/Steamboat Pavilion for The Chee-Weez at 6 pm. 101 W. Main Street, New Iberia.
- Join Jeanerette's trunk or treat Monday, October 31 from 6 to 8 pm at the Ward Eight Recreation Center. If you would like to be a part of the event and need more information, please contact (337) 276-6414. Center hours are Monday through Thursday from 1 to 7 pm.
JEFF DAVIS PARISH
Elton: October 31, 5 to 7 pm
Jennings: October 31, 5 to 7 pm
Lake Arthur: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Other events in Jeff Davis Parish:
- Lake Arthur Boo on the Avenue will be held on October 31 starting at 2 pm with train rides, food, drinks and more.
Broussard: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Carencro: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Duson: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Lafayette: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Scott: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Youngsville: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Other events in Lafayette Parish:
- Autumn in the Oaks, Saturday, October 29, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Moncus Park's signature fall event, Autumn in The Oaks, is fun for the whole family! This event features children's trick or treating and activities, local food vendors, hayrides, and music by DJ Danita from 99.1 KXKC Moncus Park is currently seeking local businesses to engage with the community by setting up a trick or treating booth or providing a free activity at the event. Visit www.moncuspark.org/autumnintheoaks to learn more. Additional Information: $10 parking is available on-site. No ice chests allowed. Guests are encouraged to arrive in costume.
- The Pumpkin Patch at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church will be held October 7-31. The event will benefit youth ministries. For more information go to saintbarnabas.us.
- The 3rd annual Trunk or Treat will be held October 22 from 8 am to 11 am at 329 Hector Connoly Road in Carencro. Hosted by Acadiana Fitness. Featuring: Dead Pedal Coffee.
- Zoosiana’s annual fall event, Boo at the Zoo, is happening October 1st through 31st from 9am-5pm daily, weather permitting. There is no special event pricing for Boo at the Zoo. Regular admission prices apply and Zoosiana Members get in free! Normal fees apply to all regular zoo attractions, including the Storybook Carousel (opening in October). Boo at the Zoo is Zoosiana’s month-long celebration of the spirit of fall and Halloween. In addition to normal zoo activities, children are encouraged to come in their favorite costumes and participate in the online costume contest after snapping a photo at our designated photo booth. The zoo will be decorated with spooktacular Halloween decor. Children in costume (12 and under) can receive pre-bagged Halloween treats upon exiting the zoo. Come and enjoy safe, family fun all month long at Boo at the Zoo at Zoosiana, where the good times ROAR! In addition to seeing their favorite animals, guests can enjoy several Zoosiana attractions including Jungle George’s Good Timing Gem Mining, the Safari Express Train, Parakeet Aviary Feeding Experience (Now Open!), and the Jungle Lodge Playground. Opening in October, guests can take a spin on the new Storybook Carousel.
- Fright Trail is waiting for you! Join them for the 2022 Halloween season from Friday, September 30 – Monday October 31 as they celebrate their 11th year of fun and fear. They welcome you to the land of the undead. Fright Trail is recognized as one of Louisiana’s most fun, scariest & best loved Haunted Halloween attractions, according to event organizers. Experience something different and enter 20 acres of deep, dark, woods inhabited by creatures of the night. So much fun it lays all others to rest. No haunted HOUSE here… the terrifying foreboding woods are the home of The Crowley Strangler, The Demented from Duson, The Butcher from Breaux Bridge, & The Psycho from Scott all waiting to meet you in the darkness. Can You Make it Thru? You’ll scream at the sights, sounds, props, and animatronics along the twisting trails. Experience The Haunted Dungeon, Septic Sewer & Twisty Bus on your self-guided tour. The only thing more terrifying than the first half is the second half. You and your party will encounter bone chilling, blood curdling horror. No sandals, open toe shoes, weapons of any kind, or anything deemed dangerous by Scott Police Dept. Your safety is their priority, according to event organizers. A Fright Trail ticket costs $25 for all ages. Cash only. They have double teller ATM’s available on site for cash. They do not sell tickets online. All tickets must be purchased on location at one of the two box office windows. A trip through The Fright Trail will take approximately 35 minute. Water, soft drinks, snacks, glow products and t-shirts will also be available. Fright Trail is open to all ages; however, they recommend ages 8 and up. If you are faint of heart, pregnant or have pre-existing heart conditions, Fright Trail may not be the event for you. Open Friday & Saturday’s, 7pm-11pm throughout October. Check their calendar for exact dates. In addition, Fright Trail will be doing something new. Sunday October 30 and Monday October 31. They will feature the first-ever flashlight only nights. They will be given a small flashlight which will be the only lights on in the deep dark woods.
- Celebrate Halloween with the family Saturday, October 22, 10 AM – 3 PM at Vermilionville! There will be plenty to keep the kids busy including old-time games, face painting, balloon animals, and fun movies in the Performance Center. There will be a coloring station and trick-or-treating throughout the historic village. In the Cooking School, children can decorate their own Halloween treats, as well as other cool Halloween crafts. In the restaurant, there is a spooktacular menu lined up to match the spirit of the day. Kids and adults alike are welcome to transform themselves into whomever they would like to be for the event. Make memories with your family and enjoy great photo opportunities at the Fall Photo Station (costumes are encouraged, not mandatory but there might be an extra piece of candy in it for you!) Admission is $5 for everyone over the age of 2.
- Deduce the whodunit before time runs out at Murder on the Bayou, 7-10 PM Saturday, October 22 at Vermilionville. Teams of up to eight people will work together to solve the murderous scenario presented, to wade through the suspects and all the clues, and come up with the correct solution. People are encouraged to dress as their favorite sleuth or corpse. The event will have Halloween music in the Performance Center, along with prizes, food, adult beverages and soft drinks. Admission is $10, and this event is restricted to age 21 and up. For more information, call 337-233-4077.
- Trunk or Treat at St. Julien Park in Broussard
- Event Title: “Halloween Art and Nature Festival 2022”
What: FREE family activity-focused event When: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m, Saturday, October 29, 2022
Where: Atelier de la Nature, 1050 Andrew Gautreaux Road, Arnaudville, LA 70512 (off Coteau Rodaire Hwy, north of I-10 Exit 115 Cecilia/Henderson)
Atelier de la Nature, a twenty-five-acre nature reserve and eco-educational campus, invites all children and families to the 2022 Halloween Art & Nature Festival, a one-day free event to celebrate Halloween, Louisiana's special natural surroundings and planet Earth, through art, music, food and science. This year’s festival theme is “Space” (outer-space, macroscopic, microscopic, and inside us space). Festival goers will have the opportunity to meet special guests including:
NASA Astronaut Nicole Stott of the Space for Art Foundation coming from Florida.
Stanford University Space Origami Engineer Dr. Manan Arya coming from California.
Award-winning Children’s Book Illustrator Jeffrey Ebbeler from Ohio.
Samone Wilson of NASA’s Stennis Space Center from Mississippi
**Registration required for morning and afternoon sessions– The event if free but space is limited** Register here.
- Carencro, La. - The Carencro Cultural District hosts Crow Fest: Downtown Carencro Fall Festival, Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m. Families are invited to enjoy safe trick-or-treating along St. Peter Street, which will be closed to vehicle traffic during the event. Local businesses and organizations will be handing out treats. There are a number of activities planned, as well: Games, haunted house and petting zoo at the Patriots Pavilion (behind City Hall), Crow Scavenger Hunt - drawing to win a gift card, Costume contest for kids 12 and under - 1st prize is a 32" Roku TV, Bring Your Carved Pumpkin contest - 1st prize is a 32" Roku TV, Photo opportunities, Local food & drinks available
- A free family-fun event for the entire community to enjoy. Trunk or treating, face-painting, reptile petting zoo, electric train rides, aerial silk demos, virtual and traditional gaming, an interactive DJ that plays games, live performances from 3D Joy and The TMM Project. The costume contest will be at 7 pm sharp on the baseball field and trophies will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place contestants. No need to worry about dinner as concessions will be open and serving snacks and hot food. There will be over 35 vendors participating in this year’s Trunk or Treat! When: Saturday, October 22nd from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Costume Contest at 7:00 pm). Where: St. Julien Park in Broussard – 701 St. Nazaire Broussard, LA 70518 – Behind the red baseball pod.
- The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist hosts Above Ground: A Cemetery Experience November 1, 2022 from 6pm-8pm at Saint John’s Cemetery located behind the Cathedral (515 Cathedral Street). Above Ground is a curated lantern tour of the historic grounds of St. John’s Cemetery. Many historic gravesites and walkways will be lit by candlelight. Candle prayer stations will be throughout the grounds. Guided Tours will take place every ten minutes. Music will be provided by Katie Reese and Jonno Frishberg. Admission is free. The parish of Saint John the Evangelist was established in 1821 and recently celebrated 200 years. The property for the cemetery was purchased in 1834 but many burials date back to the early 1800s. St. John’s Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in the city of Lafayette, LA.
ST. LANDRY PARISH
Arnaudville: October 29, 6 to 8 pm
Cankton: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Grand Coteau: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Krotz Springs: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Lawtell - October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Leonville: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Morrow - October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Opelousas: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Plaisance - October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Port Barre: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Other events in St. Landry Parish:
- Cemetery tours and historical reenactments in Opelousas. October 8, 9, 15, and 16. $10 per person. For more information call 942-6552 or 308-3474 or visit stlandrycatholicchurch.com.
- The Trick-or-Treat Trail at South City Park in Opelousas is a fun alternative to traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating, keeping safety in mind. On October 29 from 4 to 6 pm, the event is free and open to the public.
ST. MARTIN PARISH
Breaux Bridge: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Butte La Rose: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Cade: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Catahoula: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Cecilia: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Henderson: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
St. Martinville: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Stephensville: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Breaux Bridge Police Department, St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, 4th Ward Marshal's Office and St. Martin Parish Animal Services present Howl-O-Ween pet adoption event and supply drive Sunday, October 30 from 9 am to 2 pm. Pet adoption and pet food and cleaning supply drive. Halloween treats for sale. Car sear safety checks. Halloween/fall background for pictures. Trunk or treating for children will be noon to 2 pm (free for kids). To register a spot for the trunk or treat event or volunteer, contact Tenneal Latiolais of the Breaux Bridge Police Department at 337-332-8358.
ST. MARY PARISH
Amelia: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Baldwin: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Bayou Vista: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Berwick: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Franklin: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Morgan City: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Other events in St. Mary Parish:
- Join the City of Franklin on Monday, October 31 from 6-8 pm for its 4th Annual Boo on the Bayou trunk or treat along the Historic Bayou Teche on Teche Drive. If you, your business, church, school or organization would like to take part in this event, contact Tammy Rogers at (337) 828-6350 to reserve your space to hand out candy to more than 3,000 children.
- Join Franklin Library in Pumpkin Slime, an all-ages craft to create spooky slime Wednesday, October 12 at 4:15 pm. For more information, please contact Franklin Library at 337-828-5364.
- Attend Crossing Place Fellowship's Fall Festival on October 26 from 6-8 pm in Franklin! Located at 1096 Northwest Blvd, there will be food trucks, games, face painting, dunking booth, pumpkin patch, cake walk and more. Free admission.
- Oct. 22, 2022 Trunk or Treat under the Hwy. 90 bridge in Morgan City. 4 to 6 trunk or treat. 6 to 6:30 pm costume contest. 6:30 to 9:30 music in the park.
- Patterson Community Center located at 1101 First Street will host its Teen Halloween Costume Party for teens ages 13 to 17 Saturday, October 29 from 7 to 11 pm. For more information, please call 985-395-4422. Cash Prizes for the top 3 Halloween Costumes.
Gueydan: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Kaplan: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
Maurice: October 31, 6 to 8 pm
AROUND THE STATE:
- New Orleans: Krewe of Boo 2022 parade rolls Saturday, October 22, 2022, at 6:30 pm.
- 2022 New Orleans Zombie Run October 22, 2022, at 9 am.
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