Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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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.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducation

    Join us for a fabulous garden experience!
    Growing Gardeners is our program for children ages six to nine who want to have some fun in our garden, and learn about—and play with—plants, food, and ecosystems
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 each, but are $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time.

    To register call 483-9470 or email nobgeducation@nocp.org

    October topic: All Things Trees
    This month, Growing Gardeners learn all about trees! Exploring the Botanical Garden’s trees, Growing Gardeners will develop an appreciation for these amazing organisms and study how important trees are to people, animals, and the planet as a whole.

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  • 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.

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in October.
    Free Hours for LA residents: 10 am to 8 pm
    Special Programing: 5 pm to 8 pm
    Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building at 5 Victory Avenue
    The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8 pm 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.

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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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Tails but no Black Tie

    Activities

    This fundraiser takes place at Equest Farms. Please visit their website for more information on this event. 

  • 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).

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeMusicNature

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in October.
    Free Hours for LA residents: 10 am to 8 pm
    Special Programing: 5 pm to 8 pm
    Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building at 5 Victory Avenue
    The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8 pm 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.

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  • VooDoo Music Experience

    ActivitiesMusic

    This is a large event in the Park. Always contact festival directors directly with questions (City Park does not run this event. City Park is a venue). There will be roads and parts of the Park closed leading up to, during, and after this event. 

  • Halloween at City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City Park

    Celebrate Halloween at City Putt with a round of mini golf and some extra treats! The event runs October 25, 26, 27 from 2pm to 9pm. For $9 per adult and $7 per child, enjoy a round of mini golf, a sweet treat and candy, a beverage (cocktail, beer, or soda), craft table for the kids, and a free raffle ticket! Buy your tickets at the door.

  • Boos and Brews

    Activities

    A spook-tacular Halloween fundraising event at City Park for those 21+. Party with unlimited rides, open beer bars, and more. Click 'more information' for details and tickets. 

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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.

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in October.
    Free Hours for LA residents: 10 am to 8 pm
    Special Programing: 5 pm to 8 pm
    Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building at 5 Victory Avenue
    The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8 pm 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.

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  • Fall Crescent City Classic

    Activities

    This event takes place at Roosevelt Mall. This event may possibly start or end at a different time than listed here. 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.

  • 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.

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  • Storyland revitalization project

    Activities

    Storyland is getting even better! Nearly 35 years after the last major renovation, the revitalization will take place starting July 8, 2019 through the fall of 2019. Click here for information about the project. 

    Storyland is closed, but Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is open with regular summer hours. Please click here for hours and information about rides. 

    You can still support the effort. Contact Casie Duplechain, Chief Development Officer, at cduplechain@nocp.org for support opportunities, like sponsoring a bench in Storyland ito honor of your grandchild or child.

    Friends of City Park’s member perk of free admission to Storyland will be re-activated upon opening. Members should reach out to the Friends of City Park office for any questions by clicking here.

  • Storyland revitalization project

    Activities

    Storyland is getting even better! Nearly 35 years after the last major renovation, the revitalization will take place starting July 8, 2019 through the fall of 2019. Click here for information about the project. 

    Storyland is closed, but Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is open with regular summer hours. Please click here for hours and information about rides. 

    You can still support the effort. Contact Casie Duplechain, Chief Development Officer, at cduplechain@nocp.org for support opportunities, like sponsoring a bench in Storyland ito honor of your grandchild or child.

    Friends of City Park’s member perk of free admission to Storyland will be re-activated upon opening. Members should reach out to the Friends of City Park office for any questions by clicking here.

  • Storyland revitalization project

    Activities

    Storyland is getting even better! Nearly 35 years after the last major renovation, the revitalization will take place starting July 8, 2019 through the fall of 2019. Click here for information about the project. 

    Storyland is closed, but Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is open with regular summer hours. Please click here for hours and information about rides. 

    You can still support the effort. Contact Casie Duplechain, Chief Development Officer, at cduplechain@nocp.org for support opportunities, like sponsoring a bench in Storyland ito honor of your grandchild or child.

    Friends of City Park’s member perk of free admission to Storyland will be re-activated upon opening. Members should reach out to the Friends of City Park office for any questions by clicking here.

  • 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.

  • August Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyNature

    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 August 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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  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    Join us for a fabulous garden experience!
    Growing Gardeners is our program for children ages six to nine who want to have some fun in our garden, and learn about—and play with—plants, food, and ecosystems
    There’s so much to do in the Botanical Garden, and we would love to help your child do it all. Classes cost $17 each, but are $14 when you register for six classes (three months) at one time.

    To register call 483-9470 or email nobgeducation@nocp.org

    August topic: Gardens Around the World

    After exploring our own wetlands last month, Growing Gardeners will embark on a fun-filled adventure around the world to study ecosystems unlike our own. Join us as Growing Gardeners explore the New Orleans Botanical Garden and learn about ecosystems like tropical rain forests and desserts. 

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  • Storyland revitalization project

    Activities

    Storyland is getting even better! Nearly 35 years after the last major renovation, the revitalization will take place starting July 8, 2019 through the fall of 2019. Click here for information about the project. 

    Storyland is closed, but Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is open with regular summer hours. Please click here for hours and information about rides. 

    You can still support the effort. Contact Casie Duplechain, Chief Development Officer, at cduplechain@nocp.org for support opportunities, like sponsoring a bench in Storyland ito honor of your grandchild or child.

    Friends of City Park’s member perk of free admission to Storyland will be re-activated upon opening. Members should reach out to the Friends of City Park office for any questions by clicking here.

  • Zulu Picnic

    Activities

    This event may possibly start or end at a different time than listed here. This event is at the Festival Grounds. 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.

  • Storyland revitalization project

    Activities

    Storyland is getting even better! Nearly 35 years after the last major renovation, the revitalization will take place starting July 8, 2019 through the fall of 2019. Click here for information about the project. 

    Storyland is closed, but Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is open with regular summer hours. Please click here for hours and information about rides. 

    You can still support the effort. Contact Casie Duplechain, Chief Development Officer, at cduplechain@nocp.org for support opportunities, like sponsoring a bench in Storyland ito honor of your grandchild or child.

    Friends of City Park’s member perk of free admission to Storyland will be re-activated upon opening. Members should reach out to the Friends of City Park office for any questions by clicking here.

  • Storyland revitalization project

    Activities

    Storyland is getting even better! Nearly 35 years after the last major renovation, the revitalization will take place starting July 8, 2019 through the fall of 2019. Click here for information about the project. 

    Storyland is closed, but Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is open with regular summer hours. Please click here for hours and information about rides. 

    You can still support the effort. Contact Casie Duplechain, Chief Development Officer, at cduplechain@nocp.org for support opportunities, like sponsoring a bench in Storyland ito honor of your grandchild or child.

    Friends of City Park’s member perk of free admission to Storyland will be re-activated upon opening. Members should reach out to the Friends of City Park office for any questions by clicking here.

  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    August: No Board Meeting

    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).