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New Kitchen in the Garden

The New Orleans Botanical Garden unveils its Kitchen in the Garden during the 22nd annual Fall Garden Festival Oct. 5-6. The outdoor kitchen space will be used for classes, culinary demonstrations and special events highlighting garden produce and featuring visiting chefs and instructors.

“The main reason we built this was to increase our educational programming,” Botanical Garden director Paul Soniat says. “There’s so much emphasis now on...

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Scout Island Scream Park

New Orleans City Park and The Mortuary Haunted Mansion are proud to announce a new fright festival: Scout Island Scream Park. For select days in fall 2019, Scout Island, a wooded area located in City Park North of I-610, will be transformed into a land of terror!

Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.

Knowing every age will enjoy Scout...

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The New Orleans Museum of Art announces the addition of a large-scale sculpture

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) announces the addition of a large-scale sculpture by contemporary Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone to the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden expansion. The 6.5-acre expansion, which opened to the public in May of 2019, builds on the success of the museum’s original five-acre Besthoff Sculpture Garden, widely regarded as one of the top sculpture gardens in the world. The comprehensive garden is now home to more...

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Revitalized Storyland Grand Re-Opening Date Announced

Grand Opening:  Saturday September 28th at noon

Nearly 35 years after the last major renovation, the revitalization will bring in four new exhibits and will update the existing beloved exhibits New Orleanians know so well. City Park temporarily closed the Storyland gates in July 2019 and worked through the summer months to have Storyland ready for Ghosts in the Oaks and Celebration in the Oaks.

City Park’s focus for the revitalization include: incorporating STEM and interactive-play for the whole...

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2019 Voodoo Experience Schedule

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