Haunted New Orleans Blog

Famous Ghosts of New Orleans: Muriel’s

December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Within the French Quarter of New Orleans, a popular area known for its excellent times, but also its ghosts, a restaurant called Muriel’s sits. Many tourists save up their money for a chance to travel to New Orleans and dine at this restaurant, but in addition to its delicious food, there is also a particular…

Types of Ghosts You May Experience

November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ghosts are a common sight and subject of lore in today’s world. People eager for the chance to see or hear one can often be found taking ghost tours or exploring long-abandoned structures. They appear to us in many different forms, whether it be mists, orbs, or full-bodied apparitions. However, not all ghosts are the…

History of Voodoo in New Orleans

November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Orleans is the city like no other. Renowned for its architecture, jazz, cuisine, ghost, vampires, and voodoo. This Louisiana city beckons you to come and enjoy the fun, but not like Disney Land fun. New Orleans offers delicious fun, fascinating fun, and as the saying goes, “New Orleans, we put the fun in funeral.”…

The Most Haunted Hotel in New Orleans

November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

What could be more exciting than to be a guest in the most haunted hotel in New Orleans? Often plugged by ghost tours to have the most ghosts in New Orleans, the Bourbon Orleans Hotel has stories about the rooms and corridors that date back to the building’s early days at the beginning of the…

The Carter Vampires of New Orleans

November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

In New Orleans, terrifying tales of the things that go bump in the night have circulated since its establishment in 1718. Vampires are one of the many subjects of these legends. These blood-drinking monsters hide in plain sight, awaiting the perfect moment to strike and feed off of their next helpless victim. Two of these…

The Voodoo Queen of New Orleans

October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

A subject of many voodoo tours in present day New Orleans, Marie Laveau was a well-known woman who lived in the city in the nineteenth century. In her time, as well as today, Marie Laveau was known as the infamous Voodoo Queen. She was extremely wise, but also wielded a magical and mysterious power that…

The Origin of Vampires in New Orleans

October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Curiosity seekers and vampire enthusiast will find rich mythology and history about the casket girls on the Witches Brew ghost and vampire tour in New Orleans. These haunted tour stories date back to the French colony settlement in New Orleans. In 1718, John Law, a Scotsman decided to name the French colony La Nouvelle Orleans.…

The Most Haunted Cemetery In New Orleans

October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Countless locations throughout New Orleans are rife with spirits and the paranormal. One of these sites that stands out is the Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1. Although there is also a second and third cemetery, this particular one is infamous for its history and shocking events. In 1789, the first Saint Louis Cemetery was opened,…

New Orleans Halloween Costumes

October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Are you having a hard time thinking up what to wear for Halloween? Well my little darlings, Witches Brew Ghost Tours has the purrfect New Orleans inspired Halloween costume ideas for you. When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, these fancy costumes will be a hit on Halloween. Perhaps you want to be an 18-Century…

The Historic & Haunted Blacksmith Shop

October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

There’s no denying that the city of New Orleans has its fair share of historic buildings and monuments available for tour, but not many compare to Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop, a well-known, haunted location of the infamous Bourbon Street. According to legend, the building was once run and operated by a privateer named Jean Lafitte, who…

Best Ghost Detector Apps

October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

So you are ready to join us on a ghost hunting tour and want the right apps to help you detect the paranormal. We’ve created a short list of the best apps available to help you get ready for the adventure of a lifetime. Apps like people serve different needs. Some apps are meant more…

Halloween Ghost Tours in New Orleans

October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’re looking for a fun, spooky-special way to celebrate this Halloween season, Witches Brew Tours in New Orleans offers ghost tours that are the best in the nation. With Witches Brew Tours you can go on a haunted tour of New Orleans’ locations where you’ll hear about paranormal claims, history, and paranormal related stories,…

My First New Orleans Ghost Tour

October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Maybe it’s the city or maybe it’s the spirits that got me to go on a haunted tour in New Orleans. While I was sitting at Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop, the oldest bar in the United States located on Bourbon Street in the French Quarters of New Orleans. The 18th-century architecture and the liquor aroused my…

A Haunted Story – Ghost Tours In New Orleans

May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Do you believe in spirits or in those ghost tours in New Orleans?” asked Clay. “I only believe in alcohol and spirits” Riley answered laughing. “I’m serious Riley.” “You need some serious sleep Clay” and Riley slept. Riley and Clay were sharing a room near the University of New Orleans. They were in their final…

Spiritualism in New Orleans

April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Post-Civil War Era brought along with it in the wake of countless deaths and destruction an interest in Spirit Communication. During Antebellum times, Spiritualism was very popular in the North especially in New York and Massachusetts. A few Mediums would travel to New Orleans during the winter months to conduct Seances. A Seance is…

First Time Traveling to New Orleans

April 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you remember the first stepped into the Quarter and your senses came alive with an indescribable bevy of stimulus. The aromas, the music, the people, the river, the mules, the carriages, the artists, the performers, the architecture, the laughter and the southern hospitality. Have you ever been called “baby” so many times in one…

The Perfect New Orleans Haunted Tour

April 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

After the rue is prepared, you’d be hard pressed to convince a chef to divulge the secret ingredient that makes their gumbo the Quarter’s finest. Many lay claims to having the best gumbo in the Quarter, however what if the best gumbo in the Quarter is the French Quarter itself? Like a fine watch requires…

Got Ghosts?

March 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

“Got Ghosts?” That’s what our brand new tee shirts say! Check out the photo included in this post. Are you interested in getting your own souvenir of your tour with us? You can purchase yours today for $25 plus shipping of $7 priority mail. Simply call 504.413.3120 and speak with one of our reservationists to…

Ghost Pictures Taken During Haunted Tours

March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The most common question we are asked post-tour is: Where can we send the photos we get on our haunted tour? You know, the ones where we suspect we caught something? Did you catch a ghost? An orb? A mist? Or something else you just cannot quite figure out? Well, aside from that being the…

Storyville

March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever visited New Orleans, chances are, you heard the name “Storyville” at least once. It was a social experiment; a way to deal with New Orleans’ population’s vices. A set of blocks where the original Sin City could partake of all their sins. Interestingly enough, the idea was first set forth by “Reformers”…

Mardi Gras & Carnival in New Orleans

February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s officially Carnival season and for those of you visiting, the party is just beginning! Carnival is one of my favorite times of the year in New Orleans because it is so representative of the uniqueness that is our city. One of the most common misspeaks we hear from visitors is that they are “visiting…

Welcome Guests!

January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Well, it’s finally here! Our brand-new website. We are thoroughly excited with our new site and hope you enjoy it as well. We’ve implemented a few new things with this new website – from an online chat option during customer service hours to this lovely new blog – we hope to keep you entertained from…