Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • November Super Satuday

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    Super Saturday is November 4th. To sign up to volunteer or to get details, email Tyler Havens at thavens@nocp.org.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    When: November 4
    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 are 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.

  • Purple Run

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

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

  • Thursdays at Twilight -Linnzi Zaorski

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Linnzi Zaorski is a jazz singer and songwriter based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally from central Louisiana, she moved to New Orleans in the late 1990s. One evening she stumbled upon a traditional jazz band performing at a dive bar in the French Quarter and began singing with them regularly. Linnzi and this group eventually coalesced to form The New Orleans Jazz Vipers, and they began performing regularly at the Spotted Cat Music Club and in other venues around New Orleans in the early 2000s. She started her own band, Delta Royale, in 2002 and has since recorded six albums under her own name with some of the finest musicians in New Orleans. 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 linnzizaorski.com. 

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  • YMCA Corporate Cup

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

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

  • Thursdays at Twilight -Benny Grunch & The Bunch

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    You can’t say Benny, “Aint Dere No More”, cause he will be right here in the garden performing his New Orleans hits as only Benny and the Bunch can do. Always entertaining, full of surprises and new songs, get ready for a Yat Attack with Benny Grunch and The Bunch. 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.

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  • Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party (21+)

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    One of the premier parties of the holiday season in New Orleans, this dazzling soiree kicks off the annual lights display. Guests get the first glimpse of the lights and are given exclusive access to the Botanical Garden and Train Route. Enjoy food and spirits from over 30 restaurants while dancing to live music.

    Date: Friday, November 17, 2017
    Hours: 7:30 pm – 11pm

    Tickets:
    $100 per person in advance; $120/person day of event
    Friends of City Park members: $90/person in advance

    Entertainment:
    Dat Band, Benny Grunch & the Bunch, and the Brass Hatters

    Please note:
    -Holiday cocktail attire required (no jeans) You will be turned away at the door if you arrive not in at least cocktail attire.
    -No one under 21 years old will be admitted.
    -All sales are final – no refunds or rain checks are given.

    -All spirits provided by Republic National Distributing Company.

    Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details on how to become a vendor.

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  • Family Volunteer Day

    ActivitiesKid FriendlyVolunteering Events

    New Orleans City Park is hosting a Family Volunteer Day in partnership with generationOn and The Walt Disney Company. We want your family to participate!

    Families will meet at the Volunteer Center (1009 Harrison Avenue) at 9am and proceed to Couturie Forest to mulch trails and clear invasive species from selected areas.  Participants should plan appropriately: wear long pants and boots, bring sunscreen and bug spray, and should also bring a water bottle as water will be provided for volunteers.  Volunteers will work from 9am till noon. Should you have questions or want to sign up for the Family Volunteer Day, please email Tyler Havens, Volunteer Manager, at thavens@nocp.org.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    When: November 18
    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 are 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 Jingle Bells & Beer (21+)

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    This event takes place in Carousel Gardens. More information will be profvided as the event draws near. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details.

  • Celebration in the Oaks Family Party

    ActivitiesKid Friendly

    This event takes place in Carousel Gardens. More information will be profvided as the event draws near. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details.

  • 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!

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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.

  • 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. 

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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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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 -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.

  • 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 -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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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  • Football Game

    Activities

    Football Game: Brother Martin vs. Shaw
    Location: Tad Gormley 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.

  • 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.

  • Boos and Brews Night 2

    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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  • City Putt Halloween Party

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    BOO! Visit City Putt for a Halloween Party on October 29th, 30th, or 31st from 5pm to 9pm 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. Monday is a special opening at City Putt. Usually City Putt is closed on Mondays.