Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

  • Wisner closed

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    A half-marathon, sanctioned by the City, will take place on the morning of March 24th.  The listed hours may change without notice. The race does not enter the Park, but Wisner will be closed preventing access on the east side of the Park. Should you have questions please reach out to the City of New Orleans. 

  • Tai Chi/Chi Kung

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    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Monday evening. East Jefferson Wellness Center instructor Terry Rappold leads relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA. Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.

  • CPIA Board Meeting

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    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).

  • Art in Bloom (NOMA)  | Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond in partnership with IBERIABANK

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    One of the most anticipated springtime events in New Orleans, Art in Bloom showcases spectacular floral designs created by over 100 exhibitors that remain on display at NOMA for four days, from March 28-31.  Proceeds from Art in Bloom benefit education projects and exhibitions at NOMA and community projects of The Garden Study Club of New Orleans.

    With a focus on light, transformation and discovery as New Orleans enters its fourth century, Art in Bloom’s 2019 event theme is Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond. After an extraordinary tricentennial year of reflection and celebration, 2019 affords us the opportunity to look ahead with limitless imagination and innovation. Echoing Until Today, NOMA’s survey of pioneering conceptual light and sculptural artist Keith Sonnier, Illuminations will feature the most creative minds of our city expressing the brilliant future of New Orleans and the radiance of the citizens that will inhabit it through botanicals, florals, ephemeral materials and an inventive use of light.

    Get more information by clicking here. 

  • Art in Bloom (NOMA)  | Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond in partnership with IBERIABANK

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    One of the most anticipated springtime events in New Orleans, Art in Bloom showcases spectacular floral designs created by over 100 exhibitors that remain on display at NOMA for four days, from March 28-31.  Proceeds from Art in Bloom benefit education projects and exhibitions at NOMA and community projects of The Garden Study Club of New Orleans.

    With a focus on light, transformation and discovery as New Orleans enters its fourth century, Art in Bloom’s 2019 event theme is Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond. After an extraordinary tricentennial year of reflection and celebration, 2019 affords us the opportunity to look ahead with limitless imagination and innovation. Echoing Until Today, NOMA’s survey of pioneering conceptual light and sculptural artist Keith Sonnier, Illuminations will feature the most creative minds of our city expressing the brilliant future of New Orleans and the radiance of the citizens that will inhabit it through botanicals, florals, ephemeral materials and an inventive use of light.

    Get more information by clicking here. 

  • Art in Bloom 2019 | Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond in partnership with IBERIABANK

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    Art in Bloom showcases spectacular floral designs created by over 100 exhibitors that remain on display at NOMA for four days, from March 28-31.  Proceeds from Art in Bloom benefit education projects and exhibitions at NOMA and community projects of The Garden Study Club of New Orleans. With a focus on light, transformation and discovery as New Orleans enters its fourth century, Art in Bloom’s 2019 event theme is Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond. Get more information by clicking here. 

  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    HARVEY JESUS AND FIRE: ”Harvey Jesus and Fire” is Louisiana’s premiere dance band and has performed all over the Gulf South and Las Vegas. With the most extensive song list in their musical arsenal, it is sure to be a great evening of music. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions. harveyjesus.com

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  • Art in Bloom 2019 | Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond in partnership with IBERIABANK

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    Art in Bloom showcases spectacular floral designs created by over 100 exhibitors that remain on display at NOMA for four days, from March 28-31.  Proceeds from Art in Bloom benefit education projects and exhibitions at NOMA and community projects of The Garden Study Club of New Orleans. With a focus on light, transformation and discovery as New Orleans enters its fourth century, Art in Bloom’s 2019 event theme is Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond. Get more information by clicking here. 

  • Friday Nights at NOMA: Art in Bloom | Music by Love Evolution

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    Friday Nights at NOMA returns for an exciting lineup of programs in 2019: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries, the Museum Shop, and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm.

    5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot drop-in activity table
    5 – 9 pm: Art in Bloom on display
    5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Love Evolution
    6:30 pm: Artist Perspective with Lorna Williams on the exhibition Mildred Thompson: Against the Grain

    Click here for more information. 

  • Art in Bloom 2019 | Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond in partnership with IBERIABANK

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    Art in Bloom showcases spectacular floral designs created by over 100 exhibitors that remain on display at NOMA for four days, from March 28-31.  Proceeds from Art in Bloom benefit education projects and exhibitions at NOMA and community projects of The Garden Study Club of New Orleans. With a focus on light, transformation and discovery as New Orleans enters its fourth century, Art in Bloom’s 2019 event theme is Illuminations: Looking Within and Beyond. Get more information by clicking here. 

  • Big Bass Fishing Rodeo and Fishtival

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    New Orleans City Park will host its 72nd annual Big Bass Rodeo, the oldest freshwater rodeo in the country. Be sure and visit the free Fishtival with exhibitors, vendors, raffles, fishing tackle for sale, and more!  Click here 'more information' below for details, registration, and a list of last year's winners. If you have questions about this event, please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org.

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  • Free Zumba Class

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    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.

  • Yoga in the Sculpture Garden

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    NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center, offers wellness classes every Saturday morning. Join us for yoga surrounded by NOMA’s outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
    Classes are $5; FREE for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members.
    To register for yoga or tai chi, call East Jefferson Healthfinder at (504) 456-5000.