Halloween in the Capital City is a month-long celebration, and we have the haunted happenings to prove it. From parades and corn mazes to zoo animals and the ultimate haunted house, you don't want to miss out on spending Halloween in Baton Rouge!

As we enter spooky season, we know that there’s no better place to spend it than in Baton Rouge! Give yourself a fright at one of the scariest haunted houses in the country, pick out the perfect pumpkin at the pumpkin patch, explore Baton Rouge’s haunted history or celebrate the season with a festival that is sure to be fun for all. From parades and festivals to corn mazes and zoo animals, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy this Halloween in Baton Rouge!



The 13th Gate
Thursdays – Sundays in October, Halloween

Enter if you dare! The 13th Gate has been voted one of the top haunted houses in the U.S. and is known for its 13 nightmarish realms where your worst fears come true and anything can happen. With its extreme and detailed realism, find out why this 40,000 square foot haunted house isn’t for the faint of heart.

This year, The 13th Gate is expanding its CarnEvil, held just across the street from The 13th Gate. Not only will CarnEvil feature nightly entertainment featuring roaming characters and a fire troupe, food trucks, haunted games and five-minute escape rooms, but it will also be adding free live concerts to the lineup.

  • Oct. 7 – 13th Gate presents Joel Cooper Rock Show
  • Oct. 8 – 13th Gate presents Dirty Blonde
  • Oct. 14 – 13th Gate present Helldorados
  • Oct. 21 – 13th Gate presents Joshua Magee & the Souls
  • Oct. 28 – 13th Gate presents Werewolf
  • Oct. 29 – Chase Tyler Band



Ghouls' Night Out
Oct. 29
L’Auberge Hotel Casino


Masquerade Ball
Oct. 29
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center



Fifolet Festival is back this year and better than ever! From pub crawls to balls and markets to parades, there are plenty of events for the whole family!

Fifolet Pub Crawl
Oct. 27
Downtown Baton Rouge

Fifolet Costume Ball
Oct. 28
The Cook Hotel & Conference Center at LSU

Fifolet 5K
Oct. 29
Downtown Baton Rouge

Fifolet Market
Oct. 29
Downtown Baton Rouge

Fifolet Halloween Parade
Oct. 29
Downtown Baton Rouge

View the parade route here.



Corn Maze at Burden
Saturdays until Oct. 29
LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens


Boo Bash!
Oct. 22 & 23
Pinspiration Baton Rouge


Fall Movie on the Plaza
Oct. 21
Main Library at Goodwood


Pumpkin Patch at Jefferson UMC
Oct. 21
Jefferson UM Church


Boo at the Zoo
Oct. 22 & 23
Oct. 29 & 30
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo


Boo with the Krewe Festival
Oct. 29
Scotlandville Plaza


Spooktober Fest
Oct. 19, 23, 26, 29, 30 & 31
Celebrity Theatres


The Halloween spirit never ends! For more events and celebrations, go to visitbatonrouge.com/events/halloween.