Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Thursdays at Twilight -High Ground Drifters

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    The High Ground Drifters are an all-star assemblage of bluegrass pickers and singers that joined together post Katrina. They combine traditional and contemporary bluegrass in a tightly interplayed style that emphasizes harmony singing and energetic tempos. This will be a toe tapping fun night. 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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  • CCC Fall Classic

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

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

  • 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 Jingle Bells & Beer (21+)

    Activities

    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

    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).

  • Bingle Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a holiday themed “Bingle Party in City Putt” 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.

  • 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

    ActivitiesBoard

    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!

  • Mardi Gras Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a Mardi Gras Party February 2nd, 3rd, or 4th from 6pm to 10pm 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.

  • St. Patrick’s Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a St. Patrick's Party March 16th and 17th from 6pm to 10pm 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.

  • City Putt Easter Eggs-traveganza

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for an Easter Eggs-traveganza on March 31st and April 1st from 6pm to 10pm.  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.

  • Heart of the Park Hat Luncheon

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    *More information to be added closer to the event.

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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Part of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will be closed for more than one year.

    NOMA will be addressing damages to the basement of their building caused by Hurricane Katrina.  The southwest quadrant of the circular roadway will be closed.

    Signs will be erected to direct vehicular traffic during the closure.  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.

  • HIIT Class with lululemon

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Join your friends at the Peristyle for exercising fun in New Orleans City Park with lululemon. These events are free and open to the public. Each class is from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Every month there will be a new instructor who will bring a new style. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) use intervals and a variety of movements, to raise your heart rate in a short amount of time. You can expect things like squats, push up variations, burpees, and lunges to name a few. Instructors may bring along free weights, kettle bells, jump ropes, and other accessories to enhance the class. Bring water to stay hydrated and a towel. If guest are required to bring anything else for a particular class lululemon will inform you via their Facebook event page. If you’d like to know more, want to know if a class is canceled due to weather, or have questions, call 504-833-5053 and ask for Lindsey Dennis or Brittany Garlepied.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Part of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will be closed for more than one year.

    NOMA will be addressing damages to the basement of their building caused by Hurricane Katrina.  The southwest quadrant of the circular roadway will be closed.

    Signs will be erected to direct vehicular traffic during the closure.  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.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Part of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will be closed for more than one year.

    NOMA will be addressing damages to the basement of their building caused by Hurricane Katrina.  The southwest quadrant of the circular roadway will be closed.

    Signs will be erected to direct vehicular traffic during the closure.  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.

  • Thursdays at Twilight -Banu Gibson

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Gibson stands virtually at the top of her field. A superior and swinging jazz singer, Banu is one of the few vocalists of her generation to maintain exclusive loyalty to songs of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s.  A powerful force on stage, her enthusiasm and showmanship are highlighted by her wide range and versatility.  For more information about the band, visit banugibson.com. 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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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Part of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will be closed for more than one year.

    NOMA will be addressing damages to the basement of their building caused by Hurricane Katrina.  The southwest quadrant of the circular roadway will be closed.

    Signs will be erected to direct vehicular traffic during the closure.  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.

  • Thursdays at Twilight -Banu Gibson

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    Gibson stands virtually at the top of her field. A superior and swinging jazz singer, Banu is one of the few vocalists of her generation to maintain exclusive loyalty to songs of the 1920s, '30s, and '40s.  A powerful force on stage, her enthusiasm and showmanship are highlighted by her wide range and versatility.  For more information about the band, visit banugibson.com. 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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  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Part of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will be closed for more than one year.

    NOMA will be addressing damages to the basement of their building caused by Hurricane Katrina.  The southwest quadrant of the circular roadway will be closed.

    Signs will be erected to direct vehicular traffic during the closure.  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.

  • Zumba

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, 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 2017
    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.

  • Plant your mail: Handmade Seed Paper

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducation

    Learn the art of paper making by hand as we create postcard-sized sheets of paper embedded with wildflower seeds. Once dry, the paper can be planted to produce your own garden of wild flowers. The class is $20/person and it  kid friendly. THe class is limited to 20 participants and registration is required ahead of time. Should you have questions call 504-483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org. The class is limited to 20 students.

    I little about the instructor: Jessica Peterson is a letterpress printer and book artist at The Southern Letterpress. She has taught letterpress printing, paper-making book arts, and graphic design at Uni­ver­sity of Alabama and Mis­sis­sippi Uni­ver­sity for Women. She holds a BFA from The School of the Art Insti­tute of Chicago and a MFA from Book Arts Pro­gram at Uni­ver­sity of Alabama. Her books are collected in private and public libraries around the country.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Part of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will be closed for more than one year.

    NOMA will be addressing damages to the basement of their building caused by Hurricane Katrina.  The southwest quadrant of the circular roadway will be closed.

    Signs will be erected to direct vehicular traffic during the closure.  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.

  • Zulu Picnic

    Activities

    This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details and road closure information.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Part of the road encircling New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will be closed for more than one year.

    NOMA will be addressing damages to the basement of their building caused by Hurricane Katrina.  The southwest quadrant of the circular roadway will be closed.

    Signs will be erected to direct vehicular traffic during the closure.  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.

  • Zulu Picnic

    Activities

    This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details and road closure information.