Halloween is a huge event in the New Orleans metro area with haunted houses, parties and even parades going on all weekend. Here's a list of just some of these events going on this weekend, along with some great photos from NOLA Halloweens past. Scroll all the way down for some non-Halloween events going on around the area this weekend as well.

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Crawloween - Celebrate Halloween at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium October 29, 30 and 31, and bring the kids in their Halloween costumes (kids under 12 years in a bug-themed costume get a $3 discount on admission), learn about the myths behind some "scary" critters, go trick-or-treating, enjoy Halloween-themed cookies in Bug Appetit, check out pumpkins that double as animal exhibits, and much, much more.

Eat, Drink and Be Scary Costume Party – The Friends of the Cabildo holds its ghostly gallivant party Halloween night from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Cabildo complete with great local food, drinks, and a silent auction.

House of Shock Haunted House - In its final year, it's more than just a haunted house, it's a Halloween festival with food, live entertainment, full bar, and pyrotechnics. It opens at 8:00 p.m. and the box office closes at 11:30 p.m. and is located at 319 Butterworth Street in Jefferson right under the Huey P. Long bridge. BONUS- Watch Sheba Turk scare visitors at The House of Shock!

Jim Managhan's Halloween Parade - The 19th annual parade departs from Molly's at the Market at 6:30 p.m. Friday (Halloween night). The parade ends at The Erin Rose complete with a Killer Costume Contest.

Krewe of Boo Parade - This spooktacular Halloween event is unlike any other parade in the world and parades through the "BOO CARRÉ" on Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m. It became the official Halloween Parade in New Orleans in 2007.The beautifully horrific props and sculptures start with talented Kern artists, sketching creative images for the unique Krewe of BOO! For parking restrictions and a map, click here.

The Mortuary Haunted House - Located at 4800 Canal Street. Box office opens at 6 p.m. for tickets. Doors open at dusk and the scares go until 11 p.m. or until after the last victim that has purchased a ticket has gone through.

Park-A-Boo - A three-day Halloween Celebration at Lafreniere Park primarily for children under 13 years old to costume and participate in activities such as trick or treating, Boo House, face-painting, games, and more. Friday it runs from 5 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., Saturday from 1 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Spooktacular in the Oaks – A fun and free family event in Lacombe features costumes contests, hayrides, trick or treat candy stations, games and crafts. It takes place Halloween night from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. It all takes place at Lacombe's John Davis Park & Gym.

VooDoo Festival - The annual music event takes over the City Park Festival Grounds all weekend, 10:30 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday and then 10:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sunday. There's a huge music lineup, camps grounds, a beer garden, and much, much more.