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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Early Closures

    Activities

    Storyland, Tolmas Visitor Center, and Botanical Garden will close early today at 4pm with last entry at 3:30pm.

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Early Closures

    Activities

    Storyland, Tolmas Visitor Center, and Botanical Garden will close early today at 4pm with last entry at 3:30pm.

  • 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.

  • NOLA City Barks inaugural “Howliday Market & Parade”

    Activities

    The holidays are for the dogs! Friends - both human and canine – can celebrate at NOLA City Bark’s inaugural “Howliday Market & Parade”. Friendly leashed dogs are welcome to attend. This inaugural event is sponsored by Mid-city Vet, Lakeview Vet, Lou Mehrige, Jefferson Feed, Gary Hughes – State Farm, and Metairie Small Animal Hospital. Take photos with Santa. Join the parade. Have fun shopping over 30 vendors and with a raffle, food and, of course, adoptable dogs will be in there, too.

    Adoptions: Dog adoptions available on site with the following rescue groups: Zeus Place, Inner Pup, Take Paws, Humane Society of LA, Louisiana SPCA, Blue Tails, New Orleans Bulldog Rescue

    Parade: The parade will be led by the New Orleans Saint’s Gumbo, the Cherry Bombs, and MC Chrissy with B97 and we’ll celebrate with music form Rocky Bourg, Music by Request. Parade: 3pm (parade line up at 2:30pm) 

    Costume contest: Your dog could win BIG! Dogs can win an array of prizes provided by Camp Bow Wow - Mid City. Fee per dog entered: $10 pre-registration and $15 day-of to join the pet parade/enter the contest. Contest judges include: , Stacy Brady from Entercom , Audrey Hess from Mid City Veterinary Hospital; Curt Sprang from WGNO News with a Twist, Clare Guichard from Lakeview Veterinary Hospital, Kat Vance from Bayou 95.7, Annette Wade from Magic 101.9, T-Pot from B97. Costume categories are “Best in Show”, “Most Creative”, “Naturally Nawlins”, “Team Spirit”, and “Twinsies”. Click here to register.

    WHEN: Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm and the Parade: 3pm

    WHERE:    New Orleans City Park’s Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn at 6 Victory Ave.

    COST:  Free admission for humans and dogs, too / Photos with Santa at $20/photo / Parade Inclusion- $10 in advance, $15 the day-of

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park (Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, and along the 2 mile train route). For more information including ticketing, a parking map, Friends of City Park information, programming, entertainment, and more, visit CelebrationInTheOaks.com.
    The 2019 season: Open now through Jan 1, 2020
    Closed Christmas Eve; Open Christmas Night; Closed New Year's Eve
    Open hours: Friday & Saturday 5pm to 11pm and Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
    Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.