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The Haunted Jazz Club of New Orleans

January 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ghost tours are a favorite way to experience locations that are known for their ghosts and hauntings. Two blocks away from the Mississippi River in historic New Orleans, Louisiana, however, there is a haunted location that has gone relatively unnoticed for years. It is called the Mahogany Jazz Hall and Club, formerly known as the…

The Vampire of New Orleans: Jacques Saint Germain

January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Witches Brew Tours offers a top-notch vampire tour that takes visitors through New Orleans, telling them legends of vampires that have been talked about for centuries. The Carter Brothers are often referred to during these tours, but they are not nearly as famous as the Vampire of New Orleans, Jacques Saint Germain. An unaging and…

What To Expect During Your New Orleans Ghost Tours

January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

In New Orleans, countless ghost tours are offered to explore the historic and haunted locations that fill the aging city. Tourists from across America save up for the opportunity to experience one of these fantastic trips. But what should one expect from a ghost tour? More often than not visitors have hesitations and concerns when…

The Haunted LaLaurie Mansion of New Orleans

December 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you are lucky enough to travel to New Orleans, whether it’s to enjoy some outstanding ghost tours or merely to explore the historical city, there’s a chance you’ll hear the name Delphine LaLaurie or the LaLaurie Mansion. Born under the surname Macarty into a powerful and wealthy family on March 19th, 1787, LaLaurie would grow…

Supernatural Legend of New Orleans: The Rougarou

December 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

New Orleans, Louisiana is a fantastic place to visit if you’re looking for a great time and plenty of excitement. All sorts of amazing events transpire there, from ghost tours to great food to parties. It’s also notorious for its share of the supernatural. If you’ve been to or lived in Louisiana, you’re sure to…

Haunted New Orleans’ Hotel Monteleone

December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The French Quarter is subject to many ghost tours, and on Witches Brew Tours, many articles as well. Its historic buildings hold tales of both melancholy and cheerful lives led by its many denizens throughout time. Natural deaths, as well as less innocent and more grisly ends, have taken place upon the worn streets of…

Muriel’s: Ghost Tour Hotspot of New Orleans

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. Ghost tours often can be found nearby, searching for one of the many spirits said to roam the building. Many tourists also save up their money for a chance to travel…

Spirits You May Encounter on a New Orleans Ghost Tour

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…

Voodoo in Historic 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 Bourbon Orleans Hotel: Ghost Tour Destination of 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…

Vampires of New Orleans: The Carter Brothers

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…

Vampire Tours in New Orleans: A Brief History

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 of 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…

Ghost Tour Destinations of New Orleans: Lafitte’s 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…

Ghost Hunting Apps for Your Haunted Tour in New Orleans

October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

So you are ready to join us on a ghost tour and want the right ghost hunting 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…

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…

Historic New Orleans: Spiritualism

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 Historic 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 Key to a Great New Orleans Ghost 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…

New Orleans Ghost Tour T-Shirts

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 ghost tour with us in historic New Orleans? You can purchase yours today for $25 plus shipping of $7 priority mail. Simply call 504.413.3120 and speak with…

New Orleans Ghost Tours Pictures

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…

The Historic New Orleans: 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 to Our New Ghost Tour Website!

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…