Krewe of BOO! to host 2022 Halfway to Halloween Dance-Off May 21

Published 6:09 am Monday, May 16, 2022

The Krewe of BOO! will host its third annual Halfway to Halloween Dance-Off, Fueled by Monster Energy Drink, from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, May 21 at Spanish Plaza.

Featuring particpants from many of New Orleans’ most well-known dance krewesthe free outdoor event will include celebrity judges, live DJ music, giveaways and family entertainment.

“The Halfway to Halloween Dance-Off lets the public see many of the region’s dance and marching groups perform together, and we think it’s a great event to get a taste of the creativity and sense of fun and community that is a part of every troupe,” said Brian Kern, chief spookster for the Krewe of BOO! parade and event founder.

Participating dance krewes include:

NOLA Cherry Bombs

Dance Fleur Elite

Disco Amigos

Dream Dolls

Dynamite Dolls

Lucha Krewe

Mande Milkshakers

MKFF’s Cherchez La Femme

The Muff-A-Lottas

NOLA Angels

NOLA Bombshells



Jailhouse Rockers New Orleans

Roux La La


The Sirens of New Orleans

Streetcar Strutters NOLA

The Jamettes

In addition, Skinz N Bonez will present a drum performance.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event.

All activities will take place in Spanish Plaza, 2 Canal St., at The Riverwalk in the New Orleans Arts District.

Additional information is available at, on Facebook and Instagram and using hashtags #HalfwaytoHalloweenDanceOff #KreweofBoo #KreweofBooDanceOff and #KreweofBoo2022.

The Dance-Off was conceived by Kern, whose aim is to make New Orleans a “premier destination on Planet Earth for Halloween.”

Krewe of BOO! to add new event in June

The Krewe of BOO! will also host the inaugural Axeman’s Ball on Saturday, June 4 from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at The Republic NOLA, 828 S. Peters St.

The jazz era-themed event will feature a live performance by Naughty Professor. Attendees are encouraged to wear Prohibition Era-style costumes.

On sale now, general admission tickets are $15. VIP balcony area tickets are $25.

Information is available at



Founded in 2007, Krewe of BOO! 2022 will feature the Royal Luncheon and Second Line to Pat O’Brien’s for the Krewe of Boo’s Cocktail Happy Hour on Friday, Oct. 21, and a morning Zombie Run, the Krewe of Boo! parade and a Monster Mash After Party on Saturday, Oct. 22.