New Orleans tops Redfin’s list of 13 Best Cities for Halloween

With a “spooky score” of 12.4 out of 13, New Orleans topped Redfin’s “Best Places” list of best cities to spend Halloween in. While spooky year-round, we agree that this is a great place to spend Halloween. From all of us at Save Our Cemeteries, we hope you have a safe and happy Halloween!

Below are the main New Orleans Halloween attractions, listed in the article. See the full list here:

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience

Krewe of Boo Halloween Parade

New Orleans Vampire Ball

Ghost City Tours

Halloween in New Orleans Festival

Boo at the Zoo

Tomb of Marie Laveau

Mortuary Haunted Mansion

Voodoo Witchcraft Festival

Crawloween at the Audubon Nature Center

NOLA Halloween Pub Crawl

Halloween New Orleans

LaLaurie House

Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Bar

Hotel Monteleone

Sultan’s Palace

St. Louis Cemetery

Gardette-LaPrete House

Lafitte Guest House Bar

FrenchQuarter Phantoms Ghost Tours

Black Rose Tours

Save $3 Off Your Cemetery Tour In August!

Save $3 Off Your Cemetery Tour In August

Save $3 per ticket when you book your SOC tour online during the month of August*! Just enter Promo Code: SOCAUG16 at check out.

*Rules And Restrictions: Only valid for tickets purchased online through Save Our Cemeteries website Not valid for phone bookings and walk-ups. Code applies for each ticket sold when a booking is made during the month of August (1st-31st) 2016 only. Promo codes are non-transferable. Code applies to tours of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, St. Louis Cemetery No. 2, Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, St. Louis Cemeteries Nos. 1 & 2 Combo Tour, and Tombs by Twilight tours. Other restrictions may apply.

Save Our Cemeteries 2015 Facebook Photo Contest Winner!

On behalf of Save Our Cemeteries and our photo contest judges, we would like to thank and congratulate Craig Beatty, the winner of the Save Our Cemeteries 2015 Facebook Photo Contest. We received nearly 100 entries, and we were absolutely thrilled with the response! It was wonderful to see so many different New Orleans cemeteries featured in your submissions.

Here is our winner:
Taken in St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 by Craig Beatty.
Congratulations, we will be contacting you shortly regarding your prize!

2015 SOC Facebook Photo Contest Winner, St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 by Craig Beatty.

In addition to this beautiful photo, we enjoyed dozens of other submissions. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for the full album early next week! Thank you again to everyone who participated.

Mizado Cocina “Giveback Day Event” benefits SOC!

Mizado Cocina "Giveback Day Event" - Click for larger view

Every Tuesday in September, Save Our Cemeteries is partnering with local restaurant Mizado Cocina for their “Giveback Day Event”! With each flyer presented or for every table that mentions Save Our Cemeteries on Tuesdays in September (for lunch, dinner or take-out), Mizado will donate 15% of all of sales to SOC. Help support Save Our Cemeteries by enjoying an incredible meal!

Enter Save Our Cemeteries Facebook Photo Contest!

SOC Facebook Photo Contest - Click To Enter

Do you love New Orleans’ cemeteries as much as we do? Show your love for Save Our Cemeteries by entering our photo contest! The winner will take home the goodie bag below for your tomb sweet tomb—contents include a New Orleans tomb pendant, individually pressed in white bronze; SOC tote bag; SOC water bottle; tomb beads; and a certificate for cemetery tour passes for two!

To Enter:

1. Like this contest photo
2. Like our page on Facebook –
3. Enter your own photo of a New Orleans cemetery & tag us!
4. Use the hashtag #saveourcemeteriesphotocontest in your image description

Winner will be selected by Save Our Cemeteries’ staff to celebrate our page reaching 5k followers! With fewer than 500 followers to go, don’t miss out on your chance to enter!

Official Contest Rules:

All eligible entries received during the submission period will be gathered, and a winner will be selected by a panel of judges and will be based on creativity. The winners will be announced on or before September 5, 2015 (or when Save Our Cemeteries’ page reaches 5k likes – whichever time is reached first) on or about noon CST.

One winner will be selected to receive the following prize pack: 1 cast white bronze New Orleans tomb pendant with Fleur-de-Lis overlay; 1 Save Our Cemeteries tote bag; 1 Save Our Cemeteries water bottle; 1 pair of tomb beads; and 1 certificate for cemetery tour passes for two, conducted by Save Our Cemeteries.

Winner will receive the allotted prize within 30 days of notification. An announcement that an entrant will be receiving a prize will be announced on social media – winner will be contacted via the Facebook count used to enter the contest.

Terms and conditions may apply. All federal, state and local taxes associated with the receipt or use of an prize is solely the responsibility of the winner.

To read more about Save Our Cemeteries contest rules and conditions, please visit our website: SOC General Contest Rules

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