Halloween In Baton Rouge

Grab your ghosts and goblins and join us in the Capital City for Halloween. In addition to being known as haunted Baton Rouge, the city is known for its festivals and southern hospitality, and Halloween events are no exception!

From parades and festivals to corn mazes and zoo animals, there's sure to be something for the whole family to enjoy! Visitors and locals alike can partake in the haunted happenings in the Red Stick this Halloween season.


October 26, 2024 at 4 p.m.

Held downtown, the annual Halloween parade in Baton Rouge features colorful floats cruising down the parade route as riders toss candy and trinkets to folks standing curbside.


Halloween in Baton Rouge is a month-long celebration and this festival features events including a costume ball, zombie pub crawl, a 5K run, and the family-friendly arts market set up on the Mississippi Riverfront.

Attractions and Traditions

13th Gate

Experience the 13th Gate, voted as the third scariest haunted house in the country.

Upcoming Halloween Events in Baton Rouge