Friday-Monday and Friday-Saturday in November 4-5
Gate 13 Haunted House: 832 St. Philip St. Spanning 40,000 square feet, this long-standing downtown attraction features 13 nightmarish realms and is known for its extreme surrealism and detail. General admission $35. VIP, $75. 13thgate.com.
Friday – Monday
Flight trail: 7pm – 11pm, 5305 Cameron Road, Scott. 20 acres of deep, dark forest inhabited by nocturnal creatures. $25 for all ages, cash only. frighttrail.com.
Harvest Moon Festival: Downtown Franklin from 8am to 10pm. Fun runs/walks, wooden boat shows, car shows, hayrides and pony rides, contests, spoiled dog parades and more. cajuncoast.com.
Corn maze: 9am-11am, 12pm-2pm, 2:30pm-4:30pm, LSU AgCenter Botanical Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. $15 per person. Children under 2 years old are free. Tickets are sold in advance only, not at the gate. firstname.lastname@example.org or (225) 763-3990.
Sweet Dough Pie Festival: 9am to 3pm, Town Hall Park, Grand Couteau. Vendors, food trucks, artisans, children’s playgrounds, pie contests, music. https://www.facebook.com/TownOfGrandCoteauLouisiana/
Friday to Sunday
FIFOLET Halloween Festival: Downtown Baton Rouge. Halloween parades, art markets, 5K, pub crawls, costume balls, awards brunch. fifolet.com.
BREC Tricks and Treats: Art Unleashed: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., City-Brooks Community Park, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. The family brings his four-legged friend to live music, local art and crafts, dog adoptions, costume contests, local pet his vendors, food, and activities for kids. free. brec.org.
Haunted Hike: 6 p.m. Bluebonnet Swamp, BREC, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway. Learn about “creepy creatures” along the trail. Hunt down costumed characters for ‘treasure’, then trek through the swamp cemetery to the education building for carnival games and spooky storytime. brec.org/HauntedHikes.
Pumpkinfest: 10am-1pm, Blackwater United Methodist Church, 10000 Blackwater Road, Central. Games, hayrides, inflatables, chili cookoffs. $10 per child, capped at $30 for families with 3 or more children.
Harvest Moon Festival: Downtown Franklin from 8am to 10pm. The Franklin Merchants Association offers live music, food, vendors, cornhole tournaments, hay rides and a pumpkin patch. free. https://cajuncoast.com/event/harvest-moon-festival-0.
Critter Craft & Games: 10am-noon, Acadian Cultural Center, 501 Fisher Road, Lafayette. Mask making, games, etc. All ages. free. (337) 232-0789.
BREC FULL MOON FETE: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Forrest Community Park, 13900 S. Harrells Ferry Road. A family-friendly event offering trunk-or-treat, character visits, free food, music and giveaways. Companies and organizations wishing to host trunks can register at BREC.org/trunkortreat.
Halloween at the Museum: Noon to 4pm, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Hands-on activities, butterbeer, Halloween door prizes, and Halloween favorites at the Eileen W. Pennington Planetarium. Regular museum admission fees apply. lasm.org.
New Iberian Halloween Parade and FAIS-DO-DO: 2pm to 9pm, 457 E. Main Street, New Iberia. Iberiatravel.com.
South City Park Trick or Treat Trail: 4-6pm, 1524 S. Market Street, Opelousas. cityofopelousas.com.
Trunk or Treat: 6-8pm, New River Baptist Church, 45270 La. 429, St. Amant. Candy, Games, Hayride, Costumes, Chili Cookery. free. (225) 675-8767.
Halloween party: 10am-11pm, Lafayette Street, Youngsville.
Trunk or Treat: 3:30 p.m. Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Crafts, candy, concessions, games. Children 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult. (225) 274-4440.
Harvest Festival Trunk or Treat: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Church on the Rock, 1411 E. Admiral Doyle Drive, New Iberia.
Jefferson United Methodist Church: 10328 Jefferson Hwy, (225) 293-4440. Open daily from 12pm to 6pm (weather permitting).
Walker Parks and Recreation Department: Sydney Hutchinson Park, 13750 Ballpark Road, Walker. Admission is free. walkerparksandrecreation.com.
Burn Hill Reserve: 11342 La. 955 East, Ethel. Pumpkins and dinosaurs go hand in hand in this prehistoric patch. “Dinosaur Takeover” Sundays 9am-2pm. Admission is $17 per person for him. (225) 286-3003 or barnhillpreserve.com/barn-hill-louisiana.
Blackwater United Methodist Church: 10000 Blackwater Road, Central, (225) 261-4646. Hours are 9am to noon and 2pm to 6pm daily.
New Song Church: 18465 Old Perkins Road, Prairieville. Hours of operation are 9 AM to 6 PM on Friday and Saturday, and 12 PM to 6 PM on Sunday. newsongcommunity.church or (225) 313-6736.
St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church: 1332 Church St., Zachary. Hours of operation are Friday 1-6 PM, Saturday 10-5 PM, and Sunday 1-5 PM. stpatsla.org or (225) 654-4091.
Hello Jack’s Pumpkin Patch: 6834 Magnolia Bridge Road, Denham Springs. Hours are 10am to 8pm daily through Halloween.
Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin and Strawberry Patches: 31458 La. 43, Albany, https://www.thfarms.com/pumpkin-patch, (225) 567-3493. The patch will be live until his Sunday, November 6th. Cost is $9 per child and is cash only.
2nd Annual Pumpkin Patch: St. Barnabas Bishop’s Church, 400 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette. Sale ends Monday. Normal hours of operation are 2-7 PM on weekdays and 9-5 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. http://www.saintbarnabas.us/pumpkin-patch.html or (337) 984-3848.