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City Park Sweeps the Gambit ‘Best Of’’ 2019 Awards

Thanks to the readers of Gambit, New Orleans City Park has taken first place in the FIVE categories nominated in the 2019 Best Of Awards. Each year Gambit Weekly runs a digital poll asking readers to vote for their favorites around the city. Categories are often 'switched up each year' and usually City Park is among the winners. Check out the categories City Park won this year, and click each for the corresponding link on...

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Cafe Du Monde Grand Opening

New Orleans City Park is proud to announce the opening of the newest Café Du Monde in the Park’s Casino Building. We invite the public to join us for the grand opening and ribbon cutting.

Café Du Monde serves their beignets three to an order and café au lait among other treats including other coffee drinks like frozen mocha au lait, milk, and soft drinks. Café...

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Storyland Revitalization Begins July 8th

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 A jewel of New Orleans City Park, Storyland is an enchanted playground that has been in New Orleanians’ backyards since the 1950s. In Storyland, children can climb aboard Captain Hook’s pirate ship, adventure into the mouth of Pinocchio’s whale or scamper up Jack & Jill’s hill.

This outdoor, fairy-tale playground is a child’s dream come true filled with 18 larger-than-life...

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New Orleans Park Partners Help Collect Swimsuits for Residents in Need

Audubon Nature Institute and New Orleans City Park are partnering to collect new swimsuits for residents in need in support of Mayor Cantrell and the New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission’s swimsuit drive. New unused swimsuits with tags can be dropped off at all Audubon attractions, City Park, City Hall, and NORD facilities.

“We are pleased to partner with Audubon Nature Institute and New Orleans City Park in our...

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Pollinator Week 2019 is June 17th-23rd!

What exactly, you might ask, is pollination? Pollination is a vital stage in the life cycle of all flowering plants. When pollen is moved within a flower or carried from one flower to another of the same species it leads to fertilization. This transfer of pollen is necessary for healthy and productive native and agricultural ecosystems.  About 75% of all flowering plant species need the help of animals to move their heavy pollen grains...

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