Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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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.

  • 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

    Garden Holiday Crafts
    This month, Growing Gardeners kick off the holiday season in style! Filled with garden inspired treats, crafts, and games, join the Growing Gardeners for a fun-filled holiday celebration.

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  • Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksSports and Recreation

    This event takes place on the southside of the Park 2 pm to 4:30 pm. 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.

  • Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon

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    The proceeds from this luncheon will benefit the management and protection of the Park’s magnificent trees as well as community projects of the New Orleans Town Gardeners, such as Edible Schoolyard, Grow Dat Youth Farm in City Park, and the grounds of Latter Library. Guests arrive in their finest spring ensembles and don their fabulous chapeaux. The luncheon will feature a gourmet lunch, sparkling champagne, fabulous music, and surprises galore! For more information email FriendsOfCityPark@FriendsofCityPark.org.

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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.

  • 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.