Two years ago in 2021, New Iberia won Halloween by hosting its inaugural Halloween parade. It's quickly become a seriously fun Halloween hootenanny, and they're bringing it back for 2023!

New Iberia Halloween Parade
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New Iberia, Louisiana Halloween Parade 2023

The City of New Iberia's Halloween Parade is back, on Saturday, October 28, 2023.

The Halloween festivities begin at 4 p.m. when the fountain at Downtown Main Street will ceremoniously be turned black.

Following the changing of the fountain, The Berry Queens of New Iberia will get the party started!

The Halloween Parade will be followed by live music by The Chee-Weez at Bouligny Plaza/Steamboat Pavillion beginning at 6 p.m.

Halloween Parade New Iberia
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"The route for the parade begins on Prairie Street, and following the changing of the fountain colors the parade will roll through downtown New Iberia on Main Street.

The parade will end near the Bouligny Plaza area of downtown."

Of course, everyone is encouraged to attend this spooktacular event in their best Halloween costume.

If you want to enter a float in the Halloween Parade or if you have any questions about the event, you can contact the organizers at

New Iberia Halloween Parade 2023 Via berryqueensni

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