All are welcome to gather with the Witches of New Orleans as we kick off the dark half of the year with a magickal evening of masquerade, food, drink, music, contests and prizes, ritual, and an all-around revelry that can only be found in the Crescent City!

Highlights of Your Enchanted Evening

  • Feast on an array of sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and other New Orleans delicacies.
  • Concoct your favorite witchy potion at one of our two OPEN bars.
  • Enjoy the Gazebo performance of The Mechanist and the Star Goddess.
  • Indulge in a little tête-à-tête under ancient oaks and starry skies in the lush garden.
  • Smile big for a candid camera shot taken by Lady Luna Photography.
  • Make a bid at our Silent Auction to win something witchy and fabulous!
  • Dance your feet off in the Ballroom to the swingin’ tunes of The Ibervillianaires!
  • Win great prizes in the ‘Best Witch’s Hat’ costume contests.
  • Pose for a formal portrait by Orléans Photographie.
  • Query the fates with a free reading in our Parlor of Destiny.
  • Meet local authors Alys Arden and Marita Woywood Crandle at their book signing.
  • Leave a private message for your Beloved Dead in the Memento Mori Urn.
  • Honor your Beloved Dead at the Ancestor Ritual facilitated by Tempest.
  • Receive exclusive NOWB giveaways from our event sponsors.
  • ‘Pass a good time’ in magickal New Orleans with witchy friends from near and far!

Event Details


Saturday, October 28th, 2017


Van Benthuysen – Elms Mansion
3029 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans LA 70115


Creative Black Tie ~ Formal or Extravagant Costume
Please see our FAQ for details and visit our Pin Board for ideas and inspiration!

Ticket Info:

All-Inclusive Admission: $175
Please visit our ticketing site HERE to get yours today!


Please feel free to make your own arrangements. Be sure to use Google Maps to check the distance from your hotel to our venue, and allow time for traffic on the night of the event!