Posted January 13, 2017 at 9:14 AM by Amanda Frentz
They are coming back! We’re talking about the tulips at Big Lake, of course!
New Orleans City Park staff spent January 12th planting 1000s of tulips bulbs around Big Lake. Their hard work is appreciated by all as it will take about a month and a half for the bulbs to bloom and then we’ll have a massive colorful flower bed. What a way to welcome spring...
Posted January 10, 2017 at 8:35 AM by Amanda Frentz
Construction Begins on a New Stretch of Bike/Walking Path in New Orleans City Park
New Orleans (January 10, 2017)
New Orleans City Park is proud to announce the groundbreaking of the highly anticipated Marconi Bike Path on the west side of the Park. When completed, the new bike path will complete the fourth side of the Park’s bike path project: Robert E Lee, Wisner, Harrison, and now, Marconi....
Posted December 15, 2016 at 1:37 PM by Amanda Frentz
The 2016 season is Celebration in the Oaks' 30th anniversary!
Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country, with more than 165,000 visitors pouring into the Park to see the magical winter spectacle. City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays are scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park, including the Botanical Garden,...
Posted September 23, 2016 at 2:12 PM by Amanda Frentz
We would like to extend a very special thank you to the more than 150 people who attended the first workshop held on Saturday, October 15th. Participants shared dozens of ideas related to the use of Park land in the are generally bounded by Scout Island, I-10, Wisner Avenue, and Harrison Avenue.
Our team of landscape architects will now develop concept plans from the first workshop...
Posted September 23, 2016 at 11:40 AM by Amanda Frentz
Our GIS Technician/Construction Manger Assitant Liz and our Volunteer Manager Tyler are spending the day at Water Palooza in New Orleans East. They are promoting education outreach to bring about awareness of the New Orleans City Park lagoon system and native & invasive species in or around the Park lagoons. Great job y'all!