Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    The southwest quadrant of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art is closed.  Anseman Avenue will be turned into a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive will be 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.

  • 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

    Activities

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

  • Football Game

    Activities

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

  • 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

    Activities

    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.

  • *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.

  • 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.

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

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

    October 25th: Oscar Sanchez, pianist and singer from Honduras and Belsy Puerto, singer

    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.

  • Thursdays at Twilight -Cullen Landry and the Midnight Streetcar

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenThursdays at Twilight

    Come in costume for the Halloween R&B party with Cullen Landry. Cullen was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 1998.  In his career, he has shared the bandstand with Bobby Mitchell, Eddie Bo, Eddie Roth, Professor Longhair, Al “Carnival Time” Johnson and many others.  His goal is to preserve the New Orleans musical heritage encompassed by the ground-breaking New Orleans music of the 1950’s and 1960’s. 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 midnightstreetcar.com. 

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  • Football Game

    Activities

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

  • VooDoo Music Experience

    Activities

    This is a large event in the Park. More details will be posted as the event dates get closer. There will be roads and parts of the Park closed leading up to this event. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details and road closure information.

  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: Easton vs. McDonogh 35
    Location: Tad Gormley Stadium
    For more information please contact Denise Joubert at djoubert@nocp.org.

  • Brews and Boos Night 1

    Activities

    Join your friends for Brews and Boos! TWO NIGHTS of parties!

    Jello shots, Scare-ousel, Costume Contest, Open Beer Bar, Snacks, unlimited rides, TRICKS and TREATS! (21+)

    Friday, October 26, 2017 - 11pm to 2am

    Saturday, October 27, 2017 - 11pm to 2am

    General admission: $30/person and VIP admission: $50/person

    Tickets will be scanned a the gate.  We will only sell a certain amount of tickets. Be sure to buy the ticket for the right fright night.

    Click MORE INFORMATION below for fright night party details.

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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    The southwest quadrant of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art is closed.  Anseman Avenue will be turned into a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive will be a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    The southwest quadrant of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art is closed.  Anseman Avenue will be turned into a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive will be 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

    The southwest quadrant of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art is closed.  Anseman Avenue will be turned into a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive will be 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.
     

    More Information
  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    The southwest quadrant of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art is closed.  Anseman Avenue will be turned into a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive will be 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.
     

    More Information
  • *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

    Activities

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

  • Football Game

    Activities

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

  • Football Game

    Activities

    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

    The southwest quadrant of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art is closed.  Anseman Avenue will be turned into a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive will be 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

    Activities

    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

    The southwest quadrant of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art is closed.  Anseman Avenue will be turned into a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive will be 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

    The southwest quadrant of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art is closed.  Anseman Avenue will be turned into a two-way drive between Dreyfous Drive and Victory Avenue. Dueling Oaks Drive will be a one way in the direction of NOMA. Contact the museum for details.