Gambit’s Fall 2022 Festivals and Occasions Preview: October | Occasions

October festivals, occasions and extra in New Orleans. Examine weekly listings in Gambit and on-line at nearer to occasion dates.


Sept. 24-25, Oct. 1-2

Oktoberfest at Faubourg Brewery

Festivities embrace music by the Bayou Bavarians and The Brats, in addition to German fare from native distributors, video games on the nice garden and extra. Discover out extra at

Sept. 29-Oct. 8

‘Riley and the Cat’

New Orleans’ group water ballet troupe Aqua Mob presents its adaptation of the sci-fi/horror thriller “Aliens.” The crew of the Amazonus is distributed by the Bezoos Company to analyze alien life varieties. The band Massive Leather-based offers a dwell rating. On the Drifter Lodge. Tickets are $20 on

Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Worldwide Arts Fest NOLA

The competition’s musical performers embrace Metal Pulse, Third World, Massive Chief Donald Harrison, Cyril Neville, Nailah Blackman, Julian Vaughn and extra. Performances are on the Orpheum Theater on Sept. 30 and in Crescent Park Oct. 1-2. Discover tickets and data at

Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Chrissie Mayr

New York comic Chrissie Mayr has appeared on “America’s Bought Expertise” and FOX’s “Punchline.” She performs at Comedy Home New Orleans. Discover tickets on

Sept. 30 & Oct. 2

‘The Barber of Seville’

The New Orleans Opera Affiliation presents Rossini’s basic story of Depend Almaviva’s pursuit of Rosine on the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. Tickets are at

Oct. 1

Oktoberfest at City South

The celebration options 5 German-style beers on faucet, a beer stein-holding contest, dwell music, meals distributors and extra. Discover info at

Oct. 1

Artwork for Arts Sake

Collaborating artwork museums and galleries within the Warehouse District, CBD, Journal Avenue and elsewhere open new exhibits.

Oct. 1-2

Nationwide Fried Hen Pageant

The competition options fried rooster from quite a lot of distributors, dwell music, a youngsters space, a automobile present and extra on the grounds of the UNO Lakefront Area. Discover info at

Oct. 1-2

Increase Your Voice 5

Proficient younger actors and singers carry out in a profit for Covenant Home New Orleans. At Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts. Discover tickets at

Oct. 4-9

‘Fairly Lady: The Musical’

Primarily based on the romantic comedy film, the musical tells the story of a prostitute who charms a company raider who has paid her to behave like his girlfriend for a couple of days in Los Angeles. The touring Broadway manufacturing involves Saenger Theatre. Discover tickets through

Oct. 5


The Musical Arts Society of New Orleans presents the celebration of Bach that includes music by the Electrical Yat Quartet, Andre Bohren and extra at Margaret Place. Discover tickets at

Oct. 6

Greg Fitzsimmons

The standup comedian, podcaster, radio persona and frequent visitor on Howard Stern’s present performs at The Howlin’ Wolf. Discover tickets through

Oct. 6-9

Redfish Pageant

There’s dwell music, amusement rides, a pageant, meals and extra on the competition held at the side of the Redfish World Collection fishing competitors. The competition is on the Los Islenos Complicated in St. Bernard. Discover extra info at

Oct. 6-16

Crescent Metropolis Chamber Music Pageant

The piano, violin and cello ensemble Trio Appassionata headlines the competition, and there are performances by the Lott Quartet, Manhattan Chamber Gamers and others at areas across the metropolis, from live performance halls to a brewery. Discover the schedule and data at

Oct. 7

Corey Holcomb

The Chicago comic’s important platform is his on-line present “The Corey Holcomb 5150 Present.” He performs at The Fillmore. Discover tickets through

Oct. 7

Rocky Dale Davis

The Alabama comic first received observed on the truth TV present “Redneck Island” and has appeared on Comedy Central. He performs at The Howlin’ Wolf. Discover tickets through

Oct. 7

Craig Ferguson

Scottish comic, actor and late-night TV host Craig Ferguson brings his Fancy Rascal tour to Civic Theatre. Discover tickets through

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John Fogerty will carry out at Gretna Heritage Pageant.

Oct. 7-9

Gretna Heritage Pageant

John Fogerty, The Seashore Boys, Grace Potter, Gov’t Mule, North Mississippi Allstars, Irma Thomas, Tank and the Bangas, The Revivalists and extra carry out at Gretna Fest. There are also amusement rides, a German beer backyard, an Italian village and extra in downtown Gretna. Discover tickets and data at

Oct. 7-9

Gentilly Fest

The competition options dwell music on three levels, craft distributors, meals from native eating places and extra. Discover info on

Oct. 7-16

‘Within the Heights’

From “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Within the Heights” is ready on a block within the Dominican group of New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood and combines hip-hop and Latin music. Usnavi, a bodega proprietor, is pursuing a hairstylist in an area salon when his childhood good friend Nina returns to the neighborhood. JPAS presents the musical at Jefferson Performing Arts Heart. Discover tickets at

Oct. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22

Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus

The German cultural society hosts its annual Oktoberfest celebration at its residence on Bayou St. John. There’s oompah music, German meals, beer, wine, schnapps and extra. Particular occasions embrace a dressing up contest and a beer stein holding contest. Discover info at

Oct. 8

Japan Fest

There’s taiko drumming, Japanese tea ceremonies, cultural demonstrations, crafts and extra on the competition on the New Orleans Museum of Artwork. Offered by the Japan Society of New Orleans. Discover info on

Oct. 8

Bluesberry Pageant

The competition options Samantha Fish, Band of Heathens, Jonathon Lengthy and extra. There are also meals vans and a beer backyard in Bogue Falaya Park in Covington. Discover tickets and data at

Oct. 8

Sugar Fest

There’s dwell music, meals, youngsters’ actions, a cooking contest, craft distributors and extra on the competition offered by the Previous Arabi Neighborhood Affiliation. On the Aycock Barn at 409 Aycock St. Discover info on

Oct. 8

Mbongi Spirit Home unveiling

The Music Field Village unveils a brand new musical structure set up created in partnership with Amistad Analysis Heart, Third Eye Theatre and the Improvisational Efficiency Firm. At Music Field Village. Discover info at

Oct. 8

Halloween Hidden Treasures Courtyard Tour

The New Orleans Spring Fiesta Affiliation affords a tour of French Quarter courtyards embellished for Halloween and a wine tasting. Discover info at

Oct. 8-9

Fall Backyard Pageant

The LSU Ag Heart, Louisiana Grasp Gardeners and the Metro Space Horticulture Basis current the backyard present and sale with meals and craft distributors, music and academic packages on the New Orleans Botanical Gardens. Discover info at

Oct. 10

New Orleans Profession Heart profit

Cooks Alon Shaya and Zach Engel put together a four-course dinner in a profit for the New Orleans Profession Heart, which offers culinary and hospitality coaching. The dinner is at Saba, and there shall be a web-based public sale. Discover tickets on

Oct. 12-30

‘the seagull or the right way to eat it’

The NOLA Mission presents firm member Gabriele Riesman’s adaptation of Chekhov’s “The Seagull.” Within the up to date comedy set on the Northshore, everyone seems to be in love with somebody who’s received their eyes on another person. Within the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Backyard in Metropolis Park. Discover tickets at

Oct. 13

‘Photos at an Exhibition’

Robert Moody, Music Director of the Arizona Musicfest and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, visitor conducts the LPO in a program together with Mussorgsky’s “Photos at an Exhibition” and extra. At Orpheum Theater. Discover tickets through

Oct. 13-15

‘Requiem for a Stranger’

Vagabond Innovations and Renee Benson current a multidisciplinary work about grief and therapeutic impressed by the works of author and activist adrienne maree brown, poet Rainer Maria Rilke and healer Martin Prechtel. On the Up to date Arts Heart. Discover tickets through

Oct. 14

Taylor Tomlinson

A veteran of “Final Comedian Standing,” Taylor Tomlinson has launched two Netflix specials, together with “Take a look at You” in March. She performs at Saenger Theater. Discover tickets through

Oct. 14

Magic within the Moonlight

The profit for the New Orleans Botanical Backyard options an outside, seated dinner from chef Eric Cook dinner within the gardens, plus music, dancing and an public sale. Discover info at

Oct. 14

WWE Smackdown

The skilled wrestling present is on the Smoothie King Heart. Discover tickets through

Oct. 14-16

Crescent Metropolis Blues & BBQ Pageant

The Jazz & Heritage Basis’s free competition options Charlie Musselwhite, Robert Finley, Ruthie Foster, Kenny Neal, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Little Freddie King and lots of extra. There are also loads of barbecue distributors and an arts market in Lafayette Sq.. Discover info at

Oct. 14-16

Reward Fest

The free gospel music competition is a daytime occasion on Bayou St. John. Info to come back on

Oct. 15

Christine Ebersole

Christine Ebersole is thought for Broadway roles in “Gray Gardens” and “forty second Avenue” and starring within the movies “Amadeus” and “Tootsie.” She’s accompanied by pianist Billy Stritch for this Broadway in New Orleans present at Rivertown Theaters for the Performing arts. Discover tickets at

Oct. 15-16

Wood Boat Pageant

The competition options picket boats, a quick-and-dirty boat constructing contest, dwell music, youngsters’ actions, craft distributors, meals and extra on the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum in Madisonville. Go to for particulars.

Oct. 17

Maria Bamford

Actress and comic Maria Bamford is thought for her self-deprecating fashion of

humor. She performs at The Howlin’ Wolf. Discover tickets at

Oct. 20

Amy Schumer

The comic behind “Inside Amy Schumer” and comedy motion pictures corresponding to “Trainwreck” and “I Really feel Fairly” performs at Saenger Theatre. Discover tickets through

Oct. 20-23

Ghosts within the Oaks

There’s trick or treating, arts and crafts actions, limitless amusement rides, scorching canine round a campfire and extra within the Carousel Gardens at Metropolis Park. Discover tickets and data at

Oct. 20-Nov. 6

‘The Play That Goes Fallacious’

Le Petit Theatre opens its season with the favored British farce about a clumsy and accident-prone drama membership making an attempt to stage an previous homicide thriller. Discover tickets at

Oct. 21-23

Boo on the Zoo

The Audubon Zoo celebrates Halloween with trick-or-treating, a haunted home, animal encounters, picture alternatives, crafts, meals vans and extra. Discover particulars at

Oct. 21-23

Rougarou Fest

Named for the legendary Cajun werewolf, Houma’s spooky Halloween-time competition options dwell music, costuming, a scavenger hunt, a parade, large puppets, a pardoning of a nutria, a folklore and storytelling stage and extra. Discover info at

Oct. 21-Nov. 6

‘The Finest Little Whorehouse in Texas’

A grandstanding TV reporter tries to show and shutdown the Hen Ranch, a longrunning brothel exterior a small Texas city, however the madam is a longtime good friend of the native sheriff. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts presents the musical. Discover tickets at

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The Krewe of Boo will parade within the Marigny, French Quarter and Warehouse District on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Oct. 22

Krewe of Boo

The krewe holds a Mardi Gras-style parade by the Marigny, French Quarter and Warehouse District with floats, marching bands, strolling krewes and extra. There’s additionally a Monster Mash ball and a Zombie run. Go to for info.

Oct. 22

Kyiv Metropolis Ballet

The Ukrainian ballet firm is on its first tour of the U.S., having left Ukraine in February as a result of Russian invasion. This system contains classical ballet and Ukrainian folks dance. Discover tickets through

Oct. 22

Treme Fest

The music lineup options Little Freddie King, Erica Falls, James Andrews, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes and the Louisiana Sunspots, the New Orleans Groove Masters and extra at St. Augustine’s Church in Treme. There are also youngsters actions, and craft and meals distributors. Discover tickets and data on

Oct. 22

RuPaul’s ‘Evening of the Residing Drag’

Stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race, together with Yvie Oddly, Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Kim Chi and others star in a haunting present based mostly on Dante’s “Divine Comedy.” On the Saenger Theatre. Discover tickets on

Oct. 22

Sundown Symphony

The LPO performs an outside live performance on the Northshore at Mandeville Lakefront Park. Discover info at

Oct. 23

A Station for All Seasons

There’s music by Deacon John and The Ivories, drinks, a web-based public sale and extra on the WYES profit gala on the 4 Seasons Lodge. Discover tickets through

Oct. 27

High Taco

The tasting occasion options artistic and conventional tacos from native eating places and tequila cocktails, and there’s a class for tacos with barbecue. The music lineup options James Andrews and the Crescent Metropolis All-Stars, Otra, Muevelo and extra. There is also a dressing up contest and extra. At Lafreniere Park in Metairie. Discover tickets and data at

Oct. 27-Nov. 13

‘The Lion King’

The touring Broadway manufacturing of the Disney story returns to Saenger Theatre for an prolonged run. Simba grows from a cub into the ruler of the savanna within the widespread musical. Discover tickets on

Oct. 28-29

Brews and Boos

There’s beer, a DJ, a dressing up contest and extra within the adults-

solely occasion within the amusement space of the Carousel Gardens at Metropolis Park. Discover tickets and information at

Oct. 29

Steve Hofstetter

Comic Steve Hostetter performs standup and affords humorous commentary on sports activities on and elsewhere. At Pleasure Theater. Discover tickets through the

Oct. 29

‘Blues Clues & You’

Within the dwell model of the Nickelodeon youngsters’s present with music and dance, Josh and Blue need assistance to create a theater present. On the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. Discover tickets through

Oct. 29

Actual Speak Comedy Tour

Comedians DeRay Davis, DC Younger Fly, B Simone, Lil Duval, Jess Hilarious, Cash Bag Mafia and Darren Model carry out, and Juvenile makes a visitor look. At UNO Lakefront Area. Discover tickets on

Gambit's Fall 2022 Festivals and Events Preview

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