Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Spring Garden Show

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    Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden

    WHAT:
    The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales, a Plant Health Clinic, a Children’s Discovery Zone, and live music on the Haspel Outdoor Stage.

    WHEN:
    Saturday, April 6th 9 am to 5 pm & Sunday, April 7th, 10 am to 4 pm

    WHERE:
    New Orleans Botanical Garden, (enter through the Tolmas Center at 5 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124)
    There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot next to City Putt.

    Click 'more information' to get details and ticket information.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    ARMAND ST. MARTIN: St. Martin follows in the New Orleans piano footsteps of Professor Longhair, James Booker, Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, Tuts Washington, Huey P. Smith, and Fats Domino, and tosses in inspiration from piano-greats Mickey Gilley and Jerry Lee Lewis.  The Los Angeles Times wrote, "St. Martin is non-stop entertainment!" 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. 

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  • Little Acorns

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    A new ‘class’ for children ages 18 months to 4 years old. Join us for storytime, activities, and a healthy snack. Kids won’t want to miss this!
    Where: Under the Enrique Alférez Oak; enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory Avenue)
    When: 3rd Wednesday of each month Price:$3/child; adult chaperone required at no cost
    Details: -Bring a blanket to sit on  -Pre-registration is encouraged not required -To register or for more details contact Lindsay at nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    PATRICE FISHER & ARPA WITH SPECIAL GUESTS FROM BRAZIL: Special guests from Brazil joins harpist Patrice Fisher to perform a blending of music from Central, South and North America. 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.  

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  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    John Boutte:  Voted best male vocalist of the year at both the "Best of the Beat" and the "Big Easy Awards".  His song "Treme" is the theme song of the popular HBO series.  johnboutte.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.   

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  • May Plant Sale

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    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 May 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 - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • Little Acorns

    ActivitiesBotanical Garden

    A new ‘class’ for children ages 18 months to 4 years old. Join us for storytime, activities, and a healthy snack. Kids won’t want to miss this!
    Where: Under the Enrique Alférez Oak; enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory Avenue)
    When: 3rd Wednesday of each month Price:$3/child; adult chaperone required at no cost
    Details: -Bring a blanket to sit on  -Pre-registration is encouraged not required -To register or for more details contact Lindsay at nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    CREOLE STRING BEANS: New Orleans party band with a repertoire that ranges far and wide from Fats Domino and Bobby Charles to Duke Ellington.  Declared by Offbeat Magazine as playing "the best straight up Swamp Pop 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. creolestringbeans.com  

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  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    NEW ORLEANS MYSTICS: Buy your tickets early so you will not miss this show featuring the music of Motown.  Songs from the Temptations, O’Jays, Marvin Gaye, and Otis Redding will all be part of this soulful tribute to some of the greatest music from the 1970s. 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.  

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  • Thursdays at Twilight

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    BANU GIBSON: Banu stands 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.  Her enthusiasm and showmanship are highlighted by her versatility. 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. banugibson.com  

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  • June Plant Sale

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    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 June 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 - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • Little Acorns

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    A new ‘class’ for children ages 18 months to 4 years old. Join us for storytime, activities, and a healthy snack. Kids won’t want to miss this!
    Where: Under the Enrique Alférez Oak; enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory Avenue)
    When: 3rd Wednesday of each month Price:$3/child; adult chaperone required at no cost
    Details: -Bring a blanket to sit on  -Pre-registration is encouraged not required -To register or for more details contact Lindsay at nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • July Plant Sale

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    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 July 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 - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • August Plant Sale

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    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 - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk

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    This event takes place on the southside of the Park 2pm to 5pm. 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.

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk

    ActivitiesCelebration in the Oaks

    This event takes place on the southside of the Park 2pm to 5pm. 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.

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Attraction and Building closure

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    Park attractions and buildings are closed Monday December 17th from 11:30am to 3:30pm

    -Admin Building

    -City Putt

    -Storyland

    -Tolmas Visitor Center

    -New Orleans Botanical Garden

    -City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center 

  • Celebration In The Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk

    ActivitiesCelebration in the Oaks

    This event takes place on the southside of the Park 2pm to 5pm. 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.

  • Celebration In The Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk

    ActivitiesCelebration in the Oaks

    This event takes place on the southside of the Park 2pm to 5pm. 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.

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Little Acorns

    ActivitiesKid Friendly

    A new ‘class’ for children ages 18 months to 4 years old. Join us for storytime, activities, and a healthy snack. Kids won’t want to miss this!
    Where: Under the Enrique Alférez Oak; enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory Avenue)
    When: 3rd Wednesday of each month Price:$3/child; adult chaperone required at no cost
    Details: -Bring a blanket to sit on  -Pre-registration is encouraged not required -To register or for more details contact Lindsay at nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Celebration In The Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk

    ActivitiesCelebration in the Oaks

    This event takes place on the southside of the Park 2pm to 5pm. 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.

  • Celebration In The Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

    More Information
  • Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk

    ActivitiesCelebration in the Oaks

    This event takes place on the southside of the Park 2pm to 5pm. 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.

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Celebration In The Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk

    ActivitiesCelebration in the Oaks

    This event takes place on the southside of the Park 2pm to 5pm. 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.

  • Celebration In The Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid 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 2018 season: Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
    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.
     

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