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Celebration in the Oaks’ 30th Anniversary!

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,...

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PUBLIC MEETINGS

Update: 

 

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...

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City Park Employees at Water Palooza

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!

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NEW Art in City Park

We're thrilled to announce a new piece of art has joined the New Orleans City Park family.

Jendiva, a welded steel sculpture by Michael Dunbar, was installed at the Park today. 

It is located on Roosevelt Mall near the front of Tad Gormley Stadium.

Jendiva is a gift from Michael and Susie McLoughlin.

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The Vietnam Wall in New Orleans City Park

Contact:  The Office of U.S. Marine Corps Communication 

Telephone:   703-614-1034            

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS BRINGS A SCALED VERSION OF THE VIETNAM WALL TO NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

NEW ORLEANS, LA- Veterans and active duty members of America’s Armed Services travel great distances and make great sacrifices to preserve and protect...

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