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Krewe of BOO! to host 2022 Halfway to Halloween Dance-Off May 21

NEW ORLEANS – The Krewe of BOO! will host its third annual Halfway to Halloween Dance-Off, Fueled by Monster Energy Drink, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, May 21, at Spanish Plaza.

Featuring participants from many of New Orleans’ most well-known dance krewesthe free outdoor event will include celebrity judges, live DJ music, giveaways and family entertainment.

“The Halfway to Halloween Dance-Off lets the public see many of the region’s dance and marching groups perform together, and we think it’s a great event to get a taste of the creativity and sense of fun and community that is a part of every troupe,” said Brian Kern, chief spookster for the Krewe of BOO! parade and event founder.

Participating dance krewes include:

NOLA Cherry Bombs

Dance Fleur Elite

Disco Amigos

Dream Dolls

Dynamite Dolls

Lucha Krewe

Mande Milkshakers

MKFF’s Cherchez La Femme

The Muff-A-Lottas

NOLA Angels

NOLA Bombshells

NOLA Heat

Pussyfooters

Jailhouse Rockers New Orleans

Roux La La

Sassyracs

The Sirens of New Orleans

Streetcar Strutters NOLA

The Jamettes

In addition, Skinz N Bonez will present a drum performance.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event.

All activities will take place in Spanish Plaza, 2 Canal St., at The Riverwalk in the New Orleans Arts District.

Additional information is available at KreweOfBoo.com, on Facebook and Instagram and using hashtags #HalfwaytoHalloweenDanceOff #KreweofBoo #KreweofBooDanceOff and #KreweofBoo2022.

The Dance-Off was conceived by Kern, whose aim is to make New Orleans a “premier destination on Planet Earth for Halloween.”

Krewe of BOO! to add new event in June 

The Krewe of BOO! will also host the inaugural Axeman’s Ball on Saturday, June 4 from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at The Republic NOLA, 828 S. Peters St.

The jazz-era-themed event will feature a live performance by Naughty Professor. Attendees are encouraged to wear Prohibition Era-style costumes.

On sale now, general admission tickets are $15. VIP balcony area tickets are $25.

Information is available at axemanball.com.

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