Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Evenings with Enrique - Javier Gutierrez

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyKitchen in the GardenMusicNature

    Join us every Wednesday night in October for our hit series, "Evenings with Enrique" in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the collection of sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Visitors to the garden will be able to view the work of Enrique Alférez under enhanced lighting and fire baskets suspended from the branches of the Live Oak tree.  This week features Javier Guitierrez, guitarist and singer from Bolivia.  Latin food will be available from La Cocinita food truck.  Mojitos, wine and water are available for purchase

    New this October:  Chef Pat White of Karibu Kitchen will be cooking up treats in the wood-burning oven in the New Orleans Botanical Gardens’ recently opened "Kitchen in the Garden".  

    Chairs are encouraged. No outside food or drink please.  Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Center, 5 Victory Avenue.

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  • Ghosts in the Oaks (Friends of City Park event)

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Celebrate at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Children of all ages enjoy balloon animals by Party Peeple, air-brush face painting by Pirate Ink and musical entertainment by Catalyst Event Solutions.  Proceeds from Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!  Click here for info and tickets.

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  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: MCD35 vs. Salmen
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: Brother Martin vs Shaw
    Location: Tad Gormley Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is an immersive Halloween festival experience on Scout Island in City Park. Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.
    Knowing every age will enjoy Scout Island Scream Park, including those maybe too young for the horror haunts, a daytime festival has been added this year.
    DAYTIME: Bring the whole family to celebrate at The Kid Zone for Halloween themed festive fun. Guests can board old fashioned tractor-pulled wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter. Kids will love a large bounce house, kid-sized carnival rides, and kid focused magical entertainment featuring The Boogie Spookatular, a cartoon based animated musical adventure.
    NIGHT TIME: And as night falls, Scout Island Scream Park evolves into a dark carnival of unusual monsters, amazing illusions, stunning special FX, unique and original costumes, makeup, animations and frightening detail created by the artists of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion. Only the courageous will survive the intense encounters with these infamous creatures of the night. Plus enjoy live music on special event nights.

    Special timed events:
    6pm to midnight: My Bloody homecoming on Main Stage

    More Information
  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: Kipp vs. Abramson
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: Kipp vs. Abramson
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: Holy Croass vs Rummel
    Location: Tad Gormley Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Susan G. Komen

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    This event may possibly start or end at a different time than listed here. This event is at Roosevelt Mall. This is not a City Park event (we are only the venue). For details about the event, please reach out to the event directors. For more information street closures, please contact Natalie at nweiss@nocp.org.

  • Cross Country

    Activities

    Cross Country: Sugar Bowl Cross Country Classic

    GCAC Championship following the Sugar Bowl Meet
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Free Zumba Class - canceled

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    The Zumba class on Saturday October 18th is canceled. See you next Saturday!

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through December 2019
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Bird-watching in City Park

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    Explore the Couturie Forest while enjoying a look at City Park’s avian inhabitants. Our guide will show you their habits and alert you to their calls. Appropriate walking attire and binoculars are needed. Meet at the Couturie Forest trail-head on Harrison Avenue in City Park. 

    NOTE: Due to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Enter Harrison Avenue by Marconi Blvd.

    Mark Meunier holds biology degree from University of New Orleans and is a certified Master Naturalist. He has taught birding skills for the Louisiana Master Naturalist program for 7 years, and has participated in several different Christmas bird counts in Louisiana. He travels throughout Louisiana and abroad recording electronically on ebird, recording over 340 species in Louisiana. Mark is part of the New Orleans Botanical Garden staff.
     

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  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is an immersive Halloween festival experience on Scout Island in City Park. Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.
    Knowing every age will enjoy Scout Island Scream Park, including those maybe too young for the horror haunts, a daytime festival has been added this year.
    DAYTIME: Bring the whole family to celebrate at The Kid Zone for Halloween themed festive fun. Guests can board old fashioned tractor-pulled wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter. Kids will love a large bounce house, kid-sized carnival rides, and kid focused magical entertainment featuring The Boogie Spookatular, a cartoon based animated musical adventure.
    NIGHT TIME: And as night falls, Scout Island Scream Park evolves into a dark carnival of unusual monsters, amazing illusions, stunning special FX, unique and original costumes, makeup, animations and frightening detail created by the artists of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion. Only the courageous will survive the intense encounters with these infamous creatures of the night. Plus enjoy live music on special event nights.

    Special timed events:
    11am to 5pm Insta-Gator Ranch "Catch Pools" in the Kids Zone
    1:30pm to 2pm Jefferson Preforming Arts Society – Flash Mob – in the Kid Zone
    2pm to 3pm Karaoke with Princesses  in the Kids Zone
    2pm to 3pm Cupcake Castles Travel Craft Time in the Kids Zone
    3pm to 5pm Macaroni Kids arts and crafts in the Kids Zone
    4:30pm to 5:30pm   Crescent City Magic in the Kids Zone
    3pm to 6pm After Party - Live Music on Main Stage
    6pm to 6:15pm Bloody Homecoming Marching Band Intro on Main Stage
    6pm to 6:45pm Marching Band Parade on Main Stage
    6:45pm to 6:55pm My Bloody Homecoming Pep Rally on Main Stage
    7pm to 7:45pm Crescent Circus Magic on Main Stage
    8pm to 8:10pm My Bloody Homecoming on Main Stage
    8pm to midnight: DJ Glo in Kraken Tent (B97's Chrissy will join in from 8pm to 10pm)

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  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: Easton vs. Carver
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Carousel Gardens Amusement Park to close early

    Activities

    Saturday Oct. 19 and Sunday Oct. 20th the amusement park will close early at 2pm for Ghosts in the Oaks.

  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: SBWright vs. B.T. Wash
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: St. Augustine vs Helen Cox
    Location: Tad Gormley Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is an immersive Halloween festival experience on Scout Island in City Park. Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.
    Knowing every age will enjoy Scout Island Scream Park, including those maybe too young for the horror haunts, a daytime festival has been added this year.
    DAYTIME: Bring the whole family to celebrate at The Kid Zone for Halloween themed festive fun. Guests can board old fashioned tractor-pulled wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter. Kids will love a large bounce house, kid-sized carnival rides, and kid focused magical entertainment featuring The Boogie Spookatular, a cartoon based animated musical adventure.
    NIGHT TIME: And as night falls, Scout Island Scream Park evolves into a dark carnival of unusual monsters, amazing illusions, stunning special FX, unique and original costumes, makeup, animations and frightening detail created by the artists of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion. Only the courageous will survive the intense encounters with these infamous creatures of the night. Plus enjoy live music on special event nights.

    Special timed events:
    11pm to 5pm Insta-Gator Ranch "Catch Pools"  in Kids Zone
    12pm to 4pm Macaroni Kids Arts and Crafts in Kids Zone
    2pm to 3pm Karaoke with Princesses  in the Kids Zone
    4:30pm to 5:30pm Crescent City Magic in Kids Zone

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  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

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  • Evenings with Enrique - Javier Gutierrez

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyKitchen in the GardenMusicNature

    Join us every Wednesday night in October for our hit series, "Evenings with Enrique" in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the collection of sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Visitors to the garden will be able to view the work of Enrique Alférez under enhanced lighting and fire baskets suspended from the branches of the Live Oak tree.  This week features Javier Guitierrez, guitarist and singer from Bolivia.  Latin food will be available from La Cocinita food truck.  Mojitos, wine and water are available for purchase

    New this October:  Chef Pat White of Karibu Kitchen will be cooking up treats in the wood-burning oven in the New Orleans Botanical Gardens’ recently opened "Kitchen in the Garden".  

    Chairs are encouraged. No outside food or drink please.  Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Center, 5 Victory Avenue.

    More information

  • Ghosts in the Oaks (Friends of City Park event)

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Celebrate at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Children of all ages enjoy balloon animals by Party Peeple, air-brush face painting by Pirate Ink and musical entertainment by Catalyst Event Solutions.  Proceeds from Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!  Click here for info and tickets.

    More Information
  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: MCD35 vs. Salmen
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Ghosts in the Oaks (Friends of City Park event)

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Celebrate at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Children of all ages enjoy balloon animals by Party Peeple, air-brush face painting by Pirate Ink and musical entertainment by Catalyst Event Solutions.  Proceeds from Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!  Click here for info and tickets.

    More Information
  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: MCD35 vs. Salmen
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: Brother Martin vs Shaw
    Location: Tad Gormley Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is an immersive Halloween festival experience on Scout Island in City Park. Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.
    Knowing every age will enjoy Scout Island Scream Park, including those maybe too young for the horror haunts, a daytime festival has been added this year.
    DAYTIME: Bring the whole family to celebrate at The Kid Zone for Halloween themed festive fun. Guests can board old fashioned tractor-pulled wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter. Kids will love a large bounce house, kid-sized carnival rides, and kid focused magical entertainment featuring The Boogie Spookatular, a cartoon based animated musical adventure.
    NIGHT TIME: And as night falls, Scout Island Scream Park evolves into a dark carnival of unusual monsters, amazing illusions, stunning special FX, unique and original costumes, makeup, animations and frightening detail created by the artists of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion. Only the courageous will survive the intense encounters with these infamous creatures of the night. Plus enjoy live music on special event nights.

    Special timed events:
    6pm to midnight: My Bloody homecoming on Main Stage

    More Information
  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: Kipp vs. Abramson
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: Kipp vs. Abramson
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: Holy Croass vs Rummel
    Location: Tad Gormley Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Ghosts in the Oaks (Friends of City Park event)

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Celebrate at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Children of all ages enjoy balloon animals by Party Peeple, air-brush face painting by Pirate Ink and musical entertainment by Catalyst Event Solutions.  Proceeds from Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!  Click here for info and tickets.

    More Information
  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is an immersive Halloween festival experience on Scout Island in City Park. Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.
    Knowing every age will enjoy Scout Island Scream Park, including those maybe too young for the horror haunts, a daytime festival has been added this year.
    DAYTIME: Bring the whole family to celebrate at The Kid Zone for Halloween themed festive fun. Guests can board old fashioned tractor-pulled wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter. Kids will love a large bounce house, kid-sized carnival rides, and kid focused magical entertainment featuring The Boogie Spookatular, a cartoon based animated musical adventure.
    NIGHT TIME: And as night falls, Scout Island Scream Park evolves into a dark carnival of unusual monsters, amazing illusions, stunning special FX, unique and original costumes, makeup, animations and frightening detail created by the artists of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion. Only the courageous will survive the intense encounters with these infamous creatures of the night. Plus enjoy live music on special event nights.

    Special timed events:
    6pm to midnight: My Bloody homecoming on Main Stage

    More Information
  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: Kipp vs. Abramson
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: Kipp vs. Abramson
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: Holy Croass vs Rummel
    Location: Tad Gormley Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Susan G. Komen

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    This event may possibly start or end at a different time than listed here. This event is at Roosevelt Mall. This is not a City Park event (we are only the venue). For details about the event, please reach out to the event directors. For more information street closures, please contact Natalie at nweiss@nocp.org.

  • Cross Country

    Activities

    Cross Country: Sugar Bowl Cross Country Classic

    GCAC Championship following the Sugar Bowl Meet
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Free Zumba Class - canceled

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    The Zumba class on Saturday October 18th is canceled. See you next Saturday!

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through December 2019
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Bird-watching in City Park

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    Explore the Couturie Forest while enjoying a look at City Park’s avian inhabitants. Our guide will show you their habits and alert you to their calls. Appropriate walking attire and binoculars are needed. Meet at the Couturie Forest trail-head on Harrison Avenue in City Park. 

    NOTE: Due to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Enter Harrison Avenue by Marconi Blvd.

    Mark Meunier holds biology degree from University of New Orleans and is a certified Master Naturalist. He has taught birding skills for the Louisiana Master Naturalist program for 7 years, and has participated in several different Christmas bird counts in Louisiana. He travels throughout Louisiana and abroad recording electronically on ebird, recording over 340 species in Louisiana. Mark is part of the New Orleans Botanical Garden staff.
     

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  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is an immersive Halloween festival experience on Scout Island in City Park. Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.
    Knowing every age will enjoy Scout Island Scream Park, including those maybe too young for the horror haunts, a daytime festival has been added this year.
    DAYTIME: Bring the whole family to celebrate at The Kid Zone for Halloween themed festive fun. Guests can board old fashioned tractor-pulled wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter. Kids will love a large bounce house, kid-sized carnival rides, and kid focused magical entertainment featuring The Boogie Spookatular, a cartoon based animated musical adventure.
    NIGHT TIME: And as night falls, Scout Island Scream Park evolves into a dark carnival of unusual monsters, amazing illusions, stunning special FX, unique and original costumes, makeup, animations and frightening detail created by the artists of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion. Only the courageous will survive the intense encounters with these infamous creatures of the night. Plus enjoy live music on special event nights.

    Special timed events:
    11am to 5pm Insta-Gator Ranch "Catch Pools" in the Kids Zone
    1:30pm to 2pm Jefferson Preforming Arts Society – Flash Mob – in the Kid Zone
    2pm to 3pm Karaoke with Princesses  in the Kids Zone
    2pm to 3pm Cupcake Castles Travel Craft Time in the Kids Zone
    3pm to 5pm Macaroni Kids arts and crafts in the Kids Zone
    4:30pm to 5:30pm   Crescent City Magic in the Kids Zone
    3pm to 6pm After Party - Live Music on Main Stage
    6pm to 6:15pm Bloody Homecoming Marching Band Intro on Main Stage
    6pm to 6:45pm Marching Band Parade on Main Stage
    6:45pm to 6:55pm My Bloody Homecoming Pep Rally on Main Stage
    7pm to 7:45pm Crescent Circus Magic on Main Stage
    8pm to 8:10pm My Bloody Homecoming on Main Stage
    8pm to midnight: DJ Glo in Kraken Tent (B97's Chrissy will join in from 8pm to 10pm)

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  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: Easton vs. Carver
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Carousel Gardens Amusement Park to close early

    Activities

    Saturday Oct. 19 and Sunday Oct. 20th the amusement park will close early at 2pm for Ghosts in the Oaks.

  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: SBWright vs. B.T. Wash
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: St. Augustine vs Helen Cox
    Location: Tad Gormley Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Ghosts in the Oaks (Friends of City Park event)

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Celebrate at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Children of all ages enjoy balloon animals by Party Peeple, air-brush face painting by Pirate Ink and musical entertainment by Catalyst Event Solutions.  Proceeds from Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!  Click here for info and tickets.

    More Information
  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is an immersive Halloween festival experience on Scout Island in City Park. Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.
    Knowing every age will enjoy Scout Island Scream Park, including those maybe too young for the horror haunts, a daytime festival has been added this year.
    DAYTIME: Bring the whole family to celebrate at The Kid Zone for Halloween themed festive fun. Guests can board old fashioned tractor-pulled wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter. Kids will love a large bounce house, kid-sized carnival rides, and kid focused magical entertainment featuring The Boogie Spookatular, a cartoon based animated musical adventure.
    NIGHT TIME: And as night falls, Scout Island Scream Park evolves into a dark carnival of unusual monsters, amazing illusions, stunning special FX, unique and original costumes, makeup, animations and frightening detail created by the artists of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion. Only the courageous will survive the intense encounters with these infamous creatures of the night. Plus enjoy live music on special event nights.

    Special timed events:
    11am to 5pm Insta-Gator Ranch "Catch Pools" in the Kids Zone
    1:30pm to 2pm Jefferson Preforming Arts Society – Flash Mob – in the Kid Zone
    2pm to 3pm Karaoke with Princesses  in the Kids Zone
    2pm to 3pm Cupcake Castles Travel Craft Time in the Kids Zone
    3pm to 5pm Macaroni Kids arts and crafts in the Kids Zone
    4:30pm to 5:30pm   Crescent City Magic in the Kids Zone
    3pm to 6pm After Party - Live Music on Main Stage
    6pm to 6:15pm Bloody Homecoming Marching Band Intro on Main Stage
    6pm to 6:45pm Marching Band Parade on Main Stage
    6:45pm to 6:55pm My Bloody Homecoming Pep Rally on Main Stage
    7pm to 7:45pm Crescent Circus Magic on Main Stage
    8pm to 8:10pm My Bloody Homecoming on Main Stage
    8pm to midnight: DJ Glo in Kraken Tent (B97's Chrissy will join in from 8pm to 10pm)

    More Information
  • Carousel Gardens Amusement Park to close early

    Activities

    Saturday Oct. 19 and Sunday Oct. 20th the amusement park will close early at 2pm for Ghosts in the Oaks.

  • Football Game

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Football Game: SBWright vs. B.T. Wash
    Location: Pan American Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: St. Augustine vs Helen Cox
    Location: Tad Gormley Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is an immersive Halloween festival experience on Scout Island in City Park. Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.
    Knowing every age will enjoy Scout Island Scream Park, including those maybe too young for the horror haunts, a daytime festival has been added this year.
    DAYTIME: Bring the whole family to celebrate at The Kid Zone for Halloween themed festive fun. Guests can board old fashioned tractor-pulled wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter. Kids will love a large bounce house, kid-sized carnival rides, and kid focused magical entertainment featuring The Boogie Spookatular, a cartoon based animated musical adventure.
    NIGHT TIME: And as night falls, Scout Island Scream Park evolves into a dark carnival of unusual monsters, amazing illusions, stunning special FX, unique and original costumes, makeup, animations and frightening detail created by the artists of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion. Only the courageous will survive the intense encounters with these infamous creatures of the night. Plus enjoy live music on special event nights.

    Special timed events:
    11pm to 5pm Insta-Gator Ranch "Catch Pools"  in Kids Zone
    12pm to 4pm Macaroni Kids Arts and Crafts in Kids Zone
    2pm to 3pm Karaoke with Princesses  in the Kids Zone
    4:30pm to 5:30pm Crescent City Magic in Kids Zone

    More Information
  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is an immersive Halloween festival experience on Scout Island in City Park. Attendees enjoy music, food, entertainment, carnival rides, a Kid Zone, and horror haunts filled with thrills and chills.
    Knowing every age will enjoy Scout Island Scream Park, including those maybe too young for the horror haunts, a daytime festival has been added this year.
    DAYTIME: Bring the whole family to celebrate at The Kid Zone for Halloween themed festive fun. Guests can board old fashioned tractor-pulled wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter. Kids will love a large bounce house, kid-sized carnival rides, and kid focused magical entertainment featuring The Boogie Spookatular, a cartoon based animated musical adventure.
    NIGHT TIME: And as night falls, Scout Island Scream Park evolves into a dark carnival of unusual monsters, amazing illusions, stunning special FX, unique and original costumes, makeup, animations and frightening detail created by the artists of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion. Only the courageous will survive the intense encounters with these infamous creatures of the night. Plus enjoy live music on special event nights.

    Special timed events:
    11pm to 5pm Insta-Gator Ranch "Catch Pools"  in Kids Zone
    12pm to 4pm Macaroni Kids Arts and Crafts in Kids Zone
    2pm to 3pm Karaoke with Princesses  in the Kids Zone
    4:30pm to 5:30pm Crescent City Magic in Kids Zone

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  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Dinner with Chef Alex Harrell and Chef Joaquin Rodas in the Kitchen in the Garden Chef Series

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKitchen in the Garden

    Chef Alex Harrell of Elysian Bar and Chef Joaquin Rodas of Bacchanal are bringing their backyard “winescentric” party vibes to this family-style dinner with wines curated by the Bacchanal team.  Presented by René Fransen & Eddie Bonin.  

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