Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Turkey Day Race

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    This event takes place at Roosevelt Mall. Times are TBA. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details and road closure information.

  • Thanksgiving Bash: Gobble then Wobble

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a “Thanksgiving Bash: Gobble then Wobble” on November 23rd, 24th, or 25th from 3pm to 7pm each day. The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • 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).

  • Happy 70th Birthday Bingle Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    It's Mister Bingle's 70th birthday this year! Visit City Putt for a holiday themed party on December 1st, 2nd, or 3rd from 3pm to 7pm. The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385.

    *And don’t forget just across the street, Celebration in the Oaks will be open, too!
    *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    December 2
    Time: 10 am to noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory)

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems.
    Age requirement: Children ages are 6-9 welcome.
    Class fee: $17 per class. $14 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.
    For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    December  9
    Time: 10 am to noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory)

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems.
    Age requirement: Children ages 6-9 welcome
    Class fee: $17 per class. $14 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.
    For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksSports and Recreation

    This event takes place on the southside of the Park 2pm to 5pm. Street and attractions may be closed at this time. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details and road closure information.

  • CPIA Board Meeting

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    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the New Orleans Botanical Garden at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Date Night in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for our Date Nights in City Putt promotion! Join us on January 12th, 13th, or 14th (2018) from 6pm to 10pm for some fun!  The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.
    *And don’t forget just across the street, Celebration in the Oaks will be open, too!

  • Winter Gardening Symposium 2018

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    ‘Let it Rain’:  Living with Water in our Louisiana Landscapes: Winter Gardening Symposium 2018

    This event is at the New Orleans Museum of Art Auditorium and will run from 8 am to noon.  The symposium will host outstanding speakers and specialists in their fields, Dana Brown and Dan Johnson, as they discuss managing stormwater in your home garden. A forum of local experts, including Urban Conservancy, SOUL and Water Wise, will then present their options to maximize your landscape potential while using our bountiful rainfall. Please click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 

  • “Plants for Rainwater Management” Plant Sale

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    This plant sale is in the New Orleans Botanical Garden (under the big tent). It starts at 1pm and will end at 4pm. Exclusive access for MGGNO Winter Symposium "Let it Rain" attendees is from noon to 1pm. Details on the symposium can be found here.  Insider tip: Bring a wagon. Enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory). Special shoutout to the amazing support of the Master Gardener volunteers (the MG of MGGNO) - thanks for all you do!

  • Mardi Gras Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a Mardi Gras Party February 2nd, 3rd, or 4th from 6pm to 10pm The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • St. Patrick’s Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a St. Patrick's Party March 16th and 17th from 6pm to 10pm The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • Senior Olympics at City Putt

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    The Senior Olympics will take place at City Putt from 10am to 1pm. For more information contact Mary at MPichon@nocp.org. 

  • City Putt Easter Eggs-traveganza

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for an Easter Eggs-traveganza on March 31st and April 1st from 6pm to 10pm.  The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon

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    *More information to be added closer to the event.

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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

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    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done on the road encircling museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in October

    October 18th: Patrice Fisher, harpist from New Orleans and Javier Olondo, guitarist from Cuba

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8pm every Wednesday during the month of October to celebrate "Evenings with Enrique." Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the collection of 16 sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Click the 'more information' below for full schedule and more details.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done on the road encircling museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Thursdays at Twilight -John Rankin and Friends

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    John will perform a delightful mix of old and new classics, He will be performing with a variety of the best musicians in New Orleans.  Always a great show, Guaranteed fun. 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event. For more information about the music, visit johnrankin.net.
     

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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done on the road encircling museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Thursdays at Twilight -John Rankin and Friends

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    John will perform a delightful mix of old and new classics, He will be performing with a variety of the best musicians in New Orleans.  Always a great show, Guaranteed fun. 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. Please remember to print your ticket(s) ahead of time and bring with you to the event. For more information about the music, visit johnrankin.net.
     

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  • *Sold Out* Ghosts in the Oaks

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyThursdays at Twilight

    Join Friends of City Park at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family-friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Proceeds from this year’s Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!

    October 20, 21, 22 2017

    Tickets: early admission $20/person; general admission $15/person and $12/person for Friends of City Park members

    Contact Friends of City Park for details.

  • Football Game

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

  • Football Game

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

  • Football Game

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

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done on the road encircling museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Football Game

    Activities

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

  • BioBlitz New Orleans City Park

    ActivitiesEducationFreeKid FriendlyNatureVolunteering Events

    This event will run from 8 am to noon. Volunteers should meet at the Volunteer Center before 8 am. Click here for a Park map. 

    Following a smash hit summer event that drew more than 300 participants, Loyola University New Orleans is once again hosting BioBlitz New Orleans City Park. Volunteer scientists, coastal researchers, naturalists, teachers, students, families, and interested residents of all ages are encouraged to join the event. A BioBlitz, also known as a biological inventory or biological census, is an event or intense period of surveying that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time.

    For more information contact, Patricia M. Murret' Associate Director of Public Affairs, at 504.861.5448, 504.352.8775, or pmurret@loyno.edu.

  • Football Game

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

  • *Sold Out* Ghosts in the Oaks

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join Friends of City Park at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family-friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Proceeds from this year’s Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!

    October 20, 21, 22 2017

    Tickets: early admission $20/person; general admission $15/person and $12/person for Friends of City Park members

    Contact Friends of City Park for details.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done on the road encircling museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • *Sold Out* Ghosts in the Oaks

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join Friends of City Park at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family-friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Proceeds from this year’s Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!

    October 20, 21, 22 2017

    Tickets: early admission $20/person; general admission $15/person and $12/person for Friends of City Park members

    Contact Friends of City Park for details.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done on the road encircling museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done on the road encircling museum and part of the road is closed.  Anseman Avenue is now a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive is a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • 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).

  • Why Tropical Plant Conservation?

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationNature

    Why Tropical Plant Conservation? Learn about National Tropical Botanical Garden's Impact in Hawaii and Across the Globe.

    This lecture will address the importance of tropical plant species and how protecting the biodiversity of Hawaii as well as tropical regions around the world makes a global impact. It will answer the question as to how someone who lives in Louisiana, for example, would be affected by our conservation efforts. This event is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm in the Garden Study Center. The price is $10/person and may be paid at the door the day of. For more information please email Susan at SCapley@nocp.org.

    A little about the speaker: Charles R. "Chipper" Wichman, Jr., President, Chief Executive Officer and National Tropical Botanical Garden Director, joined NTBG's staff in 1976, after graduating from the Horticultural Internship program. He spent his early career developing Limahuli Garden. During this time, he obtained a Special Subzone designation in the Conservation District for the entire Limahuli Valley, restored ancient taro terraces, developed a collection of rare and endangered native Hawaiian plants, opened the garden to educational tours, and added the 989-acre Limahuli Preserve. Subsequently Limahuli was named the Best Natural Botanical Garden in the United States by the American Horticultural Society. 

    Click here for flyer.