Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Memorial Day Attraction and Building Hours

    Activities

    5/27 Memorial Day:
    Administration Building: closed
    City Park/Pepsi Tennis Complex: open 7am to 10pm
    Carousel Gardens Amusement Park: open 11am to 6pm
    Storyland: 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Tolmas Visitor Center: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Botanical Garden: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    City Putt: TBD
    Wheel Fun Rentals: open 10am to sunset
    Snoball Stand: open noon to 9pm
    Bayou Oaks North Course: open 7:30am till dark 
    Bayou Oaks South Course: open 7:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks Driving Range: open 7am till 8pm
    NOLA City Bark: open 5:30am to 9pm
    NOMA:open noon to 5pm
    TSWBSGarden: open noon to 5pm

  • 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).

  • Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    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.

  • Bounce Ya Brass (by Make Your Move Foundation)

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Enjoy signature NOLA bounce moves in an aerobics format in a class open for all levels and ages. There is no need to know how to dance to enjoy class. Get the best cardio workout of your life in a a beautiful setting. Each dance cardio class is FREE to the community.

    Location: bricked walkway between City Putt and the Great Lawn

    Contact Move Ya Brass at mybkrewe@gmail.com for more information.

  • Bullet-proof Native Plants for New Orleans Gardens

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducation

    Marc Pastorek has gardened in New Orleans' unique soils and environmental conditions for over 40 years. He will discuss some of his favorite easy-to-grow native plants and describe how he likes to use them in the landscape.

    Marc Pastorek is an environmentalist with a deep interest in natural systems and their restoration and management. He is co-founder of Pastorek Habitats, a landscape design and consulting firm that specializes in restoring native grassland habitat. Marc is a contributor to the new book Southeastern Grasslands: Biodiversity, Ecology and Management, University of Alabama press. He and his wife Candi operate their business as partners and live and garden in Covington, Louisiana.

    Enter through the Oscar JH. Tolmas Center 5 Victory Ave New Orleans, LA 70124

    For further information call 504-483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org

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  • June Under the Moon

    Activities

    The June Under the Moon party will be a blast! Tell all your friends to meet you at Carousel Gardens for all the rides you can handle for one low price! Plus this year - enjoy dogs and dogs!

    This party will bring: Open beer bars, unlimited amusement park rides, food, vodka snoballs, give-a-ways, and more!

    NEW this year - bring your dog! Leashed friendly dogs are welcome to attend with their favorite human. Dogs are only allowed on the train ride ride with owners and not allowed on any other rides. Should your dog get unruly, we reserve the right to ask you and your dog to leave.

    Click More Information for details. 

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  • Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    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.

  • Super Saturday Volunteer Day

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    Join us for a morning of volunteering in New Orleans City Park! We cannot keep the Park looking as good as it does without the help from the community. Meet a little before 9am and work until noon. To sign up and get details on that day's meet-up location, contact Tyler Havens at thavens@nocp.org. Always wear closed-toe shoes and sunscreen and bring a water bottle. We are very appreciate of al of our volunteers.

  • Bounce Ya Brass (by Make Your Move Foundation)

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Enjoy signature NOLA bounce moves in an aerobics format in a class open for all levels and ages. There is no need to know how to dance to enjoy class. Get the best cardio workout of your life in a a beautiful setting. Each dance cardio class is FREE to the community.

    Location: bricked walkway between City Putt and the Great Lawn

    Contact Move Ya Brass at mybkrewe@gmail.com for more information.

  • Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    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.

  • June Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. The June Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip.The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive and is just south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • Creating Bonsai from Garden Center Stock

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducation

    In this three hour hands on workshop, you will learn bonsai basics and you will create your very own bonsai tree. If you have ever wanted to learn the art of bonsai and how these living works of art are created, then this workshop is for you! Bring your own bonsai pot if you wish as special bonsai soil will be provided. What to bring: sharp pair of scissors, garden gloves, and apron. Soil, wire, and a Juniper will be provided.  

    Jim Osborne is a native to New Orleans and an “Award Winning Bonsai Artist” winning the 2008 Vaughn Banting award.  He has served as a Board of Director for the past seven years and is past Vice-President and past President of the Bonsai Society. He has displayed his personal bonsai collection in the fall and spring New Orleans Botanical Garden Flower Show for many years. Jim has also displayed his bonsai at Art in Bloom in the New Orleans Museum of Art.

    Enter through the Gate right of the Oscar J. Tolmas Center, there will be signs insoide the garden leading to the Garden Study Center.

    Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park
    For further information call 483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org

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  • Bounce Ya Brass (by Make Your Move Foundation)

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Enjoy signature NOLA bounce moves in an aerobics format in a class open for all levels and ages. There is no need to know how to dance to enjoy class. Get the best cardio workout of your life in a a beautiful setting. Each dance cardio class is FREE to the community.

    Location: bricked walkway between City Putt and the Great Lawn

    Contact Move Ya Brass at mybkrewe@gmail.com for more information.

  • Little Acorns

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Join kids ages 18 months to 4 years old under the Enrique Alférez Oak for storytime, activities, and a healthy snack. Kids won’t want to miss this! Enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory Avenue). This 'class' is the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Admission is needed for each child but the required adult chaperone is free. Consider bringing a blanket to sit on. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required To register or with questions, please contact nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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  • Memorial Day Attraction and Building Hours

    Activities

    5/27 Memorial Day:
    Administration Building: closed
    City Park/Pepsi Tennis Complex: open 7am to 10pm
    Carousel Gardens Amusement Park: open 11am to 6pm
    Storyland: 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Tolmas Visitor Center: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Botanical Garden: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    City Putt: TBD
    Wheel Fun Rentals: open 10am to sunset
    Snoball Stand: open noon to 9pm
    Bayou Oaks North Course: open 7:30am till dark 
    Bayou Oaks South Course: open 7:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks Driving Range: open 7am till 8pm
    NOLA City Bark: open 5:30am to 9pm
    NOMA:open noon to 5pm
    TSWBSGarden: open noon to 5pm

  • Memorial Day Attraction and Building Hours

    Activities

    5/27 Memorial Day:
    Administration Building: closed
    City Park/Pepsi Tennis Complex: open 7am to 10pm
    Carousel Gardens Amusement Park: open 11am to 6pm
    Storyland: 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Tolmas Visitor Center: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Botanical Garden: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    City Putt: TBD
    Wheel Fun Rentals: open 10am to sunset
    Snoball Stand: open noon to 9pm
    Bayou Oaks North Course: open 7:30am till dark 
    Bayou Oaks South Course: open 7:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks Driving Range: open 7am till 8pm
    NOLA City Bark: open 5:30am to 9pm
    NOMA:open noon to 5pm
    TSWBSGarden: open noon to 5pm

  • 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).