Posted October 14, 2013 at 9:05 AM by Amanda Frentz
As you enter the Park from the main entrance and drive down Lelong, you will notice construction in front of The New Orleans Museum of Art. The front area of the museum is getting a new look and at the center of the new look is a new piece of art. Construction on the site has been going on for weeks. Fueling speculation as to which sculpture will have a new home in the...
Posted October 11, 2013 at 10:41 AM by Amanda Frentz
Don't miss the beautiful orange wildflowers at the Park! They are nestled between Roosevelt Mall and Marconi. You'll love 'em!
Posted October 9, 2013 at 8:54 AM by Amanda Frentz
Spanish Moss and Resurrection Fern are often found growing on the oaks of New Orleans City Park. Both plants are epiphytic. Epiphytic plants absorb all nutrients from the air and do not harm the tree that supports them.
Posted October 3, 2013 at 10:43 AM by Amanda Frentz
New Orleans has earned a reputation for its booming festival season, and City Park is playing an increasing role in the city’s growing festival calendar. December 2012 marked the opening of New Orleans’ newest festival destination: the Festival Grounds, a 50-acre green space with sports fields, a bike path, acres of wetlands, an exercise area with hydraulic fitness equipment and more. Highlights of the grounds include five soccer fields and a one-mile, 1...
Posted October 1, 2013 at 11:49 AM by Amanda Frentz
Submitted by Rodney Thoulion, Executive Director of Friends of City Park
Fall is a magical time in City Park! There is so much going on: Fall Garden Festival, the Scarecrow Trail, and Ghosts in the Oaks – just to name a few of the premier events of City Park. And how can we forget the Voodoo Music + Art Experience.
With the change of the weather, the falling leaves...