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New Orleans City Park Named One of the Gorgeous Spaces in Some of the World’s Biggest Cities

Online review site Trip Advisor has announced the 7 Gorgeous Green Spaces in Some of the World’s Biggest Cities.  New Orleans City Park is proud to be named one of seven ‘gorgeous spaces’ and the only in New Orleans mentioned. With its many attractions, events, and open green spaces, City Park’s 1300 acres is a dream destination for anyone year-round.

“Parks are critically important components of...

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Top Six highlights of 2019

We believe a clean, safe and active public Park is essential to a healthy, thriving community, and we need your support to keep City Park growing!

The Park receives minimal public funds to maintain its 1,300 acres. Our ability to care for the Park’s historic oaks, beautiful gardens, family-friendly playgrounds, nature trails, golf courses, tennis courts, fountains, festival grounds, and pavilions is dependent on individuals just like you.

There...

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Celebration in the Oaks 2019

With more than a million dazzling lights and breathtaking displays, Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans City Park is an annual holiday tradition for families in the Crescent City and across the country. Friends and families can kick off the 33rd annual opening with an early glimpse of the stunning holiday displays at one of three Celebration in the Oaks preview parties. Tickets for all events are on sale now at CelebrationInTheOaks.com.<...

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New Orleans City Park Named One of the Best Urban Parks in America

This month Travel Trivia compiled The 6 Best Urban Parks in the U.S. New Orleans City Park is proud to be named one of six ‘best urban parks’. With its many attractions, events, and open green spaces, City Park’s 1300 acres is a dream destination for anyone year-round and is listed as number one on the list.

“Cities offer a number of perks, but access to great natural...

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Bob Becker, City Park CEO, Announces His Retirement in 2020

New Orleans City Park Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Robert W. Becker, 72, announced today he will be stepping down from his position upon the selection of his successor, which is expected to be finalized in the first quarter of next year.

Becker, who has served as the head of the Park for nearly two decades, recommended the planning process and the selection of the nationally recognized firm of Ralph Anderson & Associates. The...

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