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Friends of the Cabildo 2023 Ghostly Gallivant is Back, Oct. 20th.

NEW ORLEANS — Friends of the Cabildo will bring back the dead again with new skits and ghosts, even better (or worse) than before, with our 37th Annual Ghostly Gallivant Tours this Oct. 20 at the Cabildo!

Visit the Cabildo by candlelight to witness tales from the dark history of the city — learn about the scourge of Yellow Fever, funeral practices, and events that led to the mortality of some of our most notable citizens. Visit an exhibit of Day of the Dead altars and learn their symbolism, tour the museum with characters in period costumes, enjoy libations and music in the courtyard. Timed entry every 30 minutes from 5:30 p.m. till 8:30 p.m. Tours last approximately 75 minutes. Costumes encouraged — come as your scariest self!!

Friday, Oct. 20

Tours every 30 mins | 5:30 p.m. 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30

Tickets | $30 Members, $40 General Admission | Purchase at

Don’t forget we are continuing to host our online Silent Auction where guests can bid on an array of local items directly through our website. Our Silent Auction will be open throughout the month of October. We promise a good time for all as we raise money to support the Louisiana State Museum. Proceeds from our Ghostly Gallivant and Silent Auction provide the Friends of the Cabildo’s essential support of the Louisiana State Museum and its properties. Now more than ever, financial support from the Friends of the Cabildo is crucial to this important institution.

Tickets are on sale now at


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