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HAuNTcon 2019 Tours

The events HAuNTcon is known for will be the talk of the Show again this year! Meet up with haunter friends old and new, get scared, get inspired, and leave New Orleans with fresh, new ideas to implement into your own haunt next season.

 

tHURSDAY PRE-SHOW INSPIRATION TOUR

Starting on Thursday, take your imagination and ideas and get inspired  you have for future haunt themes during a full day of behind-the-scene tours of haunts and attractions. 

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Stop #1 - St. Louis Cathedral

Start your tour in one of the original burial grounds of New Orleans, walk the cathedral and learn about its current ghostly inhabitants. Let the creeps begin in this historic cathedral. 

Stop #1 - St. Louis Cathedral
Stop #2 - The Bank of Antiques

Stop #2 - The Bank of Antiques

Next on your tour, explore The Bank Architectual Antique shop where the best collection of New Orleans Style antiques are found. Over 22,000 sq. ft of items are available to peruse and get you thinking about the best distressing and antiquing methods.

Stop #3 Movie Sets - A Reel Venue

Ready, Set, Mark! Step into this working prop house and get lost in authentic prop filled rooms such as a voodoo lounge, a circus tent and the classic old general store. Imagine your actors placed in the midst of these props and add new ideas to your list of 2019 scenes.

Stop #3 Movie Sets - A Reel Venue
Stop #4 Terror on the Coast – Lights on Tour

Stop #4 Terror on the Coast – Lights on Tour

Terror on the Coast is the largest haunted house on the gulf coast, and you will get insider information on how they create their show, see their props, scenes and the inner workings of their scare up close during this lights on experience. Lunch included. Walk into the Show the next day will an imagination filled to the brim with possibilities for next Halloween. 

Stop #5 - Walking Ghost Tour and Introduction to Voodoo with Marie LaVeau's decendant

Close out your day with a walking ghost tour and introduction to voodoo with a descendant of Marie LaVeau, who was a Lousiana Creole practitioner of voodoo. Surround yourself with the spirits and magic of Louisana before you start purveying the show floor. 

 Stop #5 - Walking Ghost Tour and Introduction to Voodoo with Marie LaVeau's decendant
Stop #6 - Post Tour Party at Barcadia

Stop #6 - Post Tour Party at Barcadia

Debrief your full day of inspiration with your haunt family at the official at the official end of tour gathering at Barcadia, this year’s official Haunter’s Bar. Enjoy Happy Hour specials and provided snacks and hor d’oveurs.

Saturday Tour - October Style Tour of Terror on the Coast & After Party

The terror starts Friday night at the largest Haunted House on the Gulf Coast. Terror on the Coast presents an exclusive October style experience only for HAuNTcon attendees…. Are you brave enough to survive what’s in store?  Terror on the Coast is presented by Sideshow Props 2.0, the owners of Movie Sets, a central hub for props used in the movie industry. This Hollywood-style haunted attraction will immerse you in scenes and showcase props from some of the most famous horror movies and television. INCLUDED with your ticket a post tour networking party at Terror on the Coast with drinks and appetizers! 

 

Sunday Tour - Walking Ghost and Cemetery Tour

Not ready to end your weekend of scares yet, walk the haunted streets of New Orleans with the spirits of those who came before us. Come along with us on a 2 hour tour of the French Quarter along with a visit to a cemetery to hear the bone-chilling stories of the fascinating characters that inhabited NOLA at one time or another. You'll also learn about burial traditions and see more of the beautiful monuments of the dead. 

 

Take a look at some of the highlights from the 2018 Tours