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Halloween Flashmob at City Hall

Michael Jackson, Beyoncé and Lady Gaga were on the playlist.

New Orleans’s 5th Annual Thriller Flash Mob
Eric Craig, Curbed NOLA

Halloween in some cities can be frightening. But in New Orleans, it’s just plain fun!

On Halloween Day, the City of New Orleans, New Orleans Recreation Development Commission,FitNOLA and Flashmob New Orleans partnered for their 5th Annual Thriller Flashmob. The Flashmob took place in front of the City Hall at 12 p.m. today.

This year’s flash mob included students from NOBA/NORDC Seniors, Mc Donugh 15, Arise Academy, Akilli Academy, Schaumburg, VIET, Dancing Grounds, Flashmob New Orleans, NORDC/FITNOLA, and general public.

Dancers performed to hit songs by Michael Jackson, Beyoncé and Lady Gaga.

Wanna see a snippet of the performance? Check out our Facebook Live video here. Or, take a look at the photo highlights below!

5th Annual Thriller Flashmob in New Orleans.
Eric Craig, Curbed NOLA
Costumed dancers and instructor, Kenneth Kynt Bryan, center, danced to several modern pop hits.
Eric Craig, Curbed NOLA
During the Flashmob was a fashion show where models showed off their makeup and costume designs.
Photo by Eric Craig/Curbed NOLA
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu poses with Kenneth Kynt Bryan, lead dance instructor for New Orleans Flashmob
Eric Craig, Curbed NOLA
  • Note: Article has been updated with more details from the FitNOLA Instructors on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 7:58 a.m. CST.
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