Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the 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.

    If you have questions about the coming expansion of The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art, please reach out to Margaux Krane, Communications and Marketing Manager for the New Orleans Museum of Art, at mkrane@noma.org.

  • Scout Island Closed

    Activities

    Due to the Scout Island Scream Park fright festival taking place on Scout Island, Scout Island is closed to the public now through the time it will take to move out the event. Scout Island Scream Park is a seasonal event and more information can be learned on ScoutIslandScreamPark.com. If you have questions, please email Rob at rdeviney@nocp.org.

  • closed operations due to VooDoo Festival

    Activities

    Festival Grounds and Reunion Shelter: closed to the public

    Big Lake path: closed to the public with a fence starting on October 19th

    Friedrichs: closed to the public starting on October 16th

    Please email jlacour@nocp.org for more information.

  • Ghosts in the Oaks (Friends of City Park)

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Celebrate at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Children of all ages enjoy balloon animals by Party Peeple, air-brush face painting by Pirate Ink and musical entertainment by Catalyst Event Solutions.  Proceeds from Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!  Click here for info and tickets.

  • Kid Zone at Scout Island Scream Park

    ActivitiesKid Friendly

    The Kid Zone is an area for families to bring younger kids to celebrate Halloween together. Families can expect: face painting, a hay bale maze, bounce house, kid focused entertainment, a pumpkin patch where guests can hand select a pumpkin (included in the price, while supplies last), and a ride on an old fashioned tractor-pulled hay wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter for a non-scary hay ride.
    Click this link for more information. 

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the 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.

    If you have questions about the coming expansion of The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art, please reach out to Margaux Krane, Communications and Marketing Manager for the New Orleans Museum of Art, at mkrane@noma.org.

  • Scout Island Closed

    Activities

    Due to the Scout Island Scream Park fright festival taking place on Scout Island, Scout Island is closed to the public now through the time it will take to move out the event. Scout Island Scream Park is a seasonal event and more information can be learned on ScoutIslandScreamPark.com. If you have questions, please email Rob at rdeviney@nocp.org.

  • closed operations due to VooDoo Festival

    Activities

    Festival Grounds and Reunion Shelter: closed to the public

    Big Lake path: closed to the public with a fence starting on October 19th

    Friedrichs: closed to the public starting on October 16th

    Please email jlacour@nocp.org for more information.

  • Ghosts in the Oaks (Friends of City Park)

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Celebrate at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Children of all ages enjoy balloon animals by Party Peeple, air-brush face painting by Pirate Ink and musical entertainment by Catalyst Event Solutions.  Proceeds from Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!  Click here for info and tickets.

  • Kid Zone at Scout Island Scream Park

    ActivitiesKid Friendly

    The Kid Zone is an area for families to bring younger kids to celebrate Halloween together. Families can expect: face painting, a hay bale maze, bounce house, kid focused entertainment, a pumpkin patch where guests can hand select a pumpkin (included in the price, while supplies last), and a ride on an old fashioned tractor-pulled hay wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter for a non-scary hay ride.
    Click this link for more information. 

  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is a Halloween festival in the heart of City Park. Join your friends on the island and experience multiple truly terrifying haunts including Bloody Bayou, The Devil’s Swamp, and Zombie Combat. During the day, bring the kids to The Kid Zone. The event will also have amusement park rides, a beer garden, food, live music, and a dance floor. Everyone pays an admission price; for additional haunts you can pay one price or pay as you go. From 11am to 6pm the event is family/kid friendly in The Kid Zone. After that time, parents must decide if the festival is appropriate for their child. No refunds will be given for any reason as this is a fundraiser for the Park. Costumes without facemasks are encouraged. Click this link for information on the event and ticket prices.




     

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the 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.

    If you have questions about the coming expansion of The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art, please reach out to Margaux Krane, Communications and Marketing Manager for the New Orleans Museum of Art, at mkrane@noma.org.

  • Scout Island Closed

    Activities

    Due to the Scout Island Scream Park fright festival taking place on Scout Island, Scout Island is closed to the public now through the time it will take to move out the event. Scout Island Scream Park is a seasonal event and more information can be learned on ScoutIslandScreamPark.com. If you have questions, please email Rob at rdeviney@nocp.org.

  • closed operations due to VooDoo Festival

    Activities

    Festival Grounds and Reunion Shelter: closed to the public

    Big Lake path: closed to the public with a fence starting on October 19th

    Friedrichs: closed to the public starting on October 16th

    Please email jlacour@nocp.org for more information.

  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is a Halloween festival in the heart of City Park. Join your friends on the island and experience multiple truly terrifying haunts including Bloody Bayou, The Devil’s Swamp, and Zombie Combat. During the day, bring the kids to The Kid Zone. The event will also have amusement park rides, a beer garden, food, live music, and a dance floor. Everyone pays an admission price; for additional haunts you can pay one price or pay as you go. From 11am to 6pm the event is family/kid friendly in The Kid Zone. After that time, parents must decide if the festival is appropriate for their child. No refunds will be given for any reason as this is a fundraiser for the Park. Costumes without facemasks are encouraged. Click this link for information on the event and ticket prices.




     

  • Kid Zone at Scout Island Scream Park

    ActivitiesKid Friendly

    The Kid Zone is an area for families to bring younger kids to celebrate Halloween together. Families can expect: face painting, a hay bale maze, bounce house, kid focused entertainment, a pumpkin patch where guests can hand select a pumpkin (included in the price, while supplies last), and a ride on an old fashioned tractor-pulled hay wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter for a non-scary hay ride.
    Click this link for more information. 

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the 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.

    If you have questions about the coming expansion of The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art, please reach out to Margaux Krane, Communications and Marketing Manager for the New Orleans Museum of Art, at mkrane@noma.org.

  • Scout Island Closed

    Activities

    Due to the Scout Island Scream Park fright festival taking place on Scout Island, Scout Island is closed to the public now through the time it will take to move out the event. Scout Island Scream Park is a seasonal event and more information can be learned on ScoutIslandScreamPark.com. If you have questions, please email Rob at rdeviney@nocp.org.

  • closed operations due to VooDoo Festival

    Activities

    Festival Grounds and Reunion Shelter: closed to the public

    Big Lake path: closed to the public with a fence starting on October 19th

    Friedrichs: closed to the public starting on October 16th

    Please email jlacour@nocp.org for more information.

  • 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).

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the 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.

    If you have questions about the coming expansion of The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art, please reach out to Margaux Krane, Communications and Marketing Manager for the New Orleans Museum of Art, at mkrane@noma.org.

  • Scout Island Closed

    Activities

    Due to the Scout Island Scream Park fright festival taking place on Scout Island, Scout Island is closed to the public now through the time it will take to move out the event. Scout Island Scream Park is a seasonal event and more information can be learned on ScoutIslandScreamPark.com. If you have questions, please email Rob at rdeviney@nocp.org.

  • closed operations due to VooDoo Festival

    Activities

    Festival Grounds and Reunion Shelter: closed to the public

    Big Lake path: closed to the public with a fence starting on October 19th

    Friedrichs: closed to the public starting on October 16th

    Please email jlacour@nocp.org for more information.

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in October.
    Free Hours: 10am to 8pm
    Special Programing: 5pm to 8pm
    October 24th: Javier Gutierrez duo, Guitarist and singer from Bolivia
    Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building at 5 Victory Avenue
    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.

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

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the 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.

    If you have questions about the coming expansion of The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art, please reach out to Margaux Krane, Communications and Marketing Manager for the New Orleans Museum of Art, at mkrane@noma.org.

  • Scout Island Closed

    Activities

    Due to the Scout Island Scream Park fright festival taking place on Scout Island, Scout Island is closed to the public now through the time it will take to move out the event. Scout Island Scream Park is a seasonal event and more information can be learned on ScoutIslandScreamPark.com. If you have questions, please email Rob at rdeviney@nocp.org.

  • closed operations due to VooDoo Festival

    Activities

    Festival Grounds and Reunion Shelter: closed to the public

    Big Lake path: closed to the public with a fence starting on October 19th

    Friedrichs: closed to the public starting on October 16th

    Please email jlacour@nocp.org for more information.

  • Kid Zone at Scout Island Scream Park

    ActivitiesKid Friendly

    The Kid Zone is an area for families to bring younger kids to celebrate Halloween together. Families can expect: face painting, a hay bale maze, bounce house, kid focused entertainment, a pumpkin patch where guests can hand select a pumpkin (included in the price, while supplies last), and a ride on an old fashioned tractor-pulled hay wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter for a non-scary hay ride.
    Click this link for more information. 

  • Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    The Honky Tonk Revue plays vintage honky tonk, rockabilly and classic country music with a heavy dose of western swing.  They have a deep-seated love and appreciation for the tried and true honky tonk sound. This exciting band manages to sound like they’ve been around since the early days of the Grand Ol’ Opry while sounding new and fresh at the same time. 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. To read more about the band, please visit their website at galholiday.com.
     

    More Information
  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is a Halloween festival in the heart of City Park. Join your friends on the island and experience multiple truly terrifying haunts including Bloody Bayou, The Devil’s Swamp, and Zombie Combat. During the day, bring the kids to The Kid Zone. The event will also have amusement park rides, a beer garden, food, live music, and a dance floor. Everyone pays an admission price; for additional haunts you can pay one price or pay as you go. From 11am to 6pm the event is family/kid friendly in The Kid Zone. After that time, parents must decide if the festival is appropriate for their child. No refunds will be given for any reason as this is a fundraiser for the Park. Costumes without facemasks are encouraged. Click this link for information on the event and ticket prices.

  • Long Term Road Closure within New Orleans City Park

    Activities

    Pardon the progress! NOMA's getting some work done encircling the 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.

    If you have questions about the coming expansion of The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art, please reach out to Margaux Krane, Communications and Marketing Manager for the New Orleans Museum of Art, at mkrane@noma.org.

  • Scout Island Closed

    Activities

    Due to the Scout Island Scream Park fright festival taking place on Scout Island, Scout Island is closed to the public now through the time it will take to move out the event. Scout Island Scream Park is a seasonal event and more information can be learned on ScoutIslandScreamPark.com. If you have questions, please email Rob at rdeviney@nocp.org.

  • closed operations due to VooDoo Festival

    Activities

    Festival Grounds and Reunion Shelter: closed to the public

    Big Lake path: closed to the public with a fence starting on October 19th

    Friedrichs: closed to the public starting on October 16th

    Please email jlacour@nocp.org for more information.

  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is a Halloween festival in the heart of City Park. Join your friends on the island and experience multiple truly terrifying haunts including Bloody Bayou, The Devil’s Swamp, and Zombie Combat. During the day, bring the kids to The Kid Zone. The event will also have amusement park rides, a beer garden, food, live music, and a dance floor. Everyone pays an admission price; for additional haunts you can pay one price or pay as you go. From 11am to 6pm the event is family/kid friendly in The Kid Zone. After that time, parents must decide if the festival is appropriate for their child. No refunds will be given for any reason as this is a fundraiser for the Park. Costumes without facemasks are encouraged. Click this link for information on the event and ticket prices.

  • VooDoo Music Experience

    Activities

    This is a large event in the Park. Always contact festival directors directly with questions (City Park does not run this event. City Park is a venue). 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.

  • Kid Zone at Scout Island Scream Park

    ActivitiesKid Friendly

    The Kid Zone is an area for families to bring younger kids to celebrate Halloween together. Families can expect: face painting, a hay bale maze, bounce house, kid focused entertainment, a pumpkin patch where guests can hand select a pumpkin (included in the price, while supplies last), and a ride on an old fashioned tractor-pulled hay wagons for an adventure through the wooded swamp perimeter for a non-scary hay ride.
    Click this link for more information.

  • Scout Island Scream Park

    Activities

    Scout Island Scream Park is a Halloween festival in the heart of City Park. Join your friends on the island and experience multiple truly terrifying haunts including Bloody Bayou, The Devil’s Swamp, and Zombie Combat. During the day, bring the kids to The Kid Zone. The event will also have amusement park rides, a beer garden, food, live music, and a dance floor. Everyone pays an admission price; for additional haunts you can pay one price or pay as you go. From 11am to 6pm the event is family/kid friendly in The Kid Zone. After that time, parents must decide if the festival is appropriate for their child. No refunds will be given for any reason as this is a fundraiser for the Park. Costumes without facemasks are encouraged. Click this link for information on the event and ticket prices.

    We're throwing a special Halloween party tonight at Scout Island. The party is 21+, includes and open bar, and an unlimited Express Pass: skip the general admission lines with access to all attractions and rides. Click the ticket link for more details and $99/p tickets.