Upcoming Events


7th Annual Pumpkin…

Oct 10 - 31, 2015
The Lutcher/Gramercy Lions Club presents its 7th Annual Pumpkin Patch at the… more

A Louisiana Parlor:…

Oct 10 - 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… more

All Ages Workshop:…

Oct 10 - 10, 2015
Participants in this All Ages Workshop will enjoy a guided tour of the… more

Beast of the Southern…

Oct 10 - 10, 2015
This fall, in partnership with Court 13 and the New Orleans Film Society,… more

Carnaval Latino

Oct 10 - 11, 2015
A celebration of the extraordinary Latin Music and our city`s Hispanic heritage… more

City Park Pumpkin…

Oct 10 - 25, 2015
Get ready for some nonstop fall fun at New Orleans' City Park! Located at City… more

Collective Media…

Oct 10 - 25, 2015
Join Longue Vue for the first opening of its three-part "Collective… more

Fall Garden Festival

Oct 10 - 11, 2015
The annual Fall Garden Festival is an educational experience for home gardeners… more

Fats Domino & Dave…

Oct 10 - Dec 27, 2015
Join us at the Carver Theater for a Music Tribute honoring Legendary Musicians… more

Foundation for…

Oct 10 - 10, 2015
The International Organization, Foundation Languages, will hold its 19th Annual… more

Gentilly Fest

Oct 10 - 11, 2015
Free to the public, Gentilly Fest celebrates all things … more

Hell Yes Fest

Oct 10 - 11, 2015
HUKA Entertainment and The New Movement are proud to announce the 4th Annual… more

Japan Fest

Oct 10 - 10, 2015
Join the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Japan Club of New Orleans for the… more

Longue Vue House and…

Oct 10 - 11, 2015
For the 10th Anniversary of the storm, Longue Vue will commemorate the revival… more

Newcomb Art Museum of…

Oct 10, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
Join us for the  Exhibition: "A Shared Space: KAWS, Karl Wirsum,… more

Saturday Farmers…

Oct 10 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

Southern Rep presents…

Oct 10 - 10, 2015
Does art imitate life or vice versa? In this effervescent romantic comedy by… more

The Cinderella…

Oct 10 - 27, 2015
Donations of costume jewelry, girls' princess dresses and teen prom dresses… more

The Foundation…

Oct 10 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Foundation Gallery for  House: Group Exhibition with Andrew… more

The Historic New…

Oct 10, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

7th Annual Pumpkin…

Oct 10 - 31, 2015
The Lutcher/Gramercy Lions Club presents its 7th Annual Pumpkin Patch at the… more


Media Contact:
Kaydee Nenninger
(504) 523-3939                                                                                                 


NEW ORLEANS, LA - Friends of the Cabildo, the support organization for the Louisiana State Museum, will host its 27th annual Ghostly Galavant Fundraiser, October 25th-27th  The three-day event kicks off with a Friday night "Gala" at the Cabildo from 7:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m. The Saturday and Sunday Ghostly tours leave from the 1850 House Museum Store on Historic Jackson Square. The tours will run every half-hour from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., each day.

The Ghostly Galavant weekend begins with the "Gala," a Halloween costume party at the Cabildo on Jackson Square. Guests are encouraged (but not required) to dress up in costume and get in the Halloween spirit! Tickets include food and drink (beer and wine) from restaurants in the French Quarter. DJ Brice Nice will be providing entertainment. Tickets for the "Gala" are $35 dollars in advance and $45 dollars at the door.

On Saturday and Sunday, Friends of the Cabildo tour guides will take guests on a haunting and hilarious tour of the French Quarter. Ghosts, such as Louisiana Governor Earl Long, voodoo priestess Marie Laveau and the Baroness Michaela Pontalba, may all be happened upon in French Quarter buildings and courtyards. Tours begin at 10am on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are only $20 for adults (+21), $10 for students and children are free.

To purchase your "Gala" or tour tickets, contact the Friends of the Cabildo office at (504) 523-3939 or online at For media inquiries, please contact Kaydee Nenninger at

Founded in 1956, the Friends of the Cabildo (FOC) is 501(c)(3) organization that supports the Louisiana State Museum (LSM). The FOC assist the LSM through a variety of functions including providing volunteers and financial support to all State Museum properties in New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. The Friends of the Cabildo are located on Historic Jackson Square in the Cabildo at 701 Chartres Street and can be contacted at (504) 523-3939.