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Happenings all around City Park

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

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    How is your garden growing? Do you need a thriller, spiller and a filler for your potted botanical displays? Or, maybe you just need that little something special to give your hedges some color and pizazz. Whatever your green thumb desires, the Pelican Greenhouse located at #2 Celebration Drive in City Park is sure to have. The greenhouse sells a great variety of plants and many of them are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions growing in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Bring a wagon, get your green thumbs ready to pick what your garden needs, and arrive early for the best selection.

    The Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale is from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Capacity is limited to 30 people at a time. Plant sales support the operations of the New Orleans Botanical Garden and help generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

    *Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required for entry into the greenhouse per a directive from the City of New Orleans.

  • Brews and Boos: Outdoor Movie Series

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    New Orleans City Park is excited to announce Brews and Boos: Movie Series: four outdoor movie nights showcasing scary films under the oaks with an open beer bar. Located in the large grassy area around Popp Fountain, there is ample space to participate in physical distancing while still being social. This is a 21+ party and no exceptions will be made.

    Click here for more information

    Horror films are films movies that seek to elicit fear for entertainment purposes. These films often aim to evoke viewers' nightmares, fears, and terror of the unknown and this lineup will not disappoint: Brews and Boos Movie: September 19, 7pm to 9:30pm:  “Hereditary”

  • Brews and Boos: Outdoor Movie Series

    Activities

    New Orleans City Park is excited to announce Brews and Boos: Movie Series: four outdoor movie nights showcasing scary films under the oaks with an open beer bar. Located in the large grassy area around Popp Fountain, there is ample space to participate in physical distancing while still being social. This is a 21+ party and no exceptions will be made.

    Click here for more information

    Horror films are films movies that seek to elicit fear for entertainment purposes. These films often aim to evoke viewers' nightmares, fears, and terror of the unknown and this lineup will not disappoint: Brews and Boos Movie: September 19, 7pm to 9:30pm:  “Hereditary”

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    How is your garden growing? Do you need a thriller, spiller and a filler for your potted botanical displays? Or, maybe you just need that little something special to give your hedges some color and pizazz. Whatever your green thumb desires, the Pelican Greenhouse located at #2 Celebration Drive in City Park is sure to have. The greenhouse sells a great variety of plants and many of them are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions growing in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Bring a wagon, get your green thumbs ready to pick what your garden needs, and arrive early for the best selection.

    The Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale is from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Capacity is limited to 30 people at a time. Plant sales support the operations of the New Orleans Botanical Garden and help generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

    *Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required for entry into the greenhouse per a directive from the City of New Orleans.

  • 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).

  • Wednesday Evenings in the Garden

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    In the mood for some mouth-watering, taste bud pleasing dishes? If your answer is an emphatic "yes" then the New Orleans Botanical Garden has got you covered. Chef Pat White hosts "Wednesday Evenings in the Garden" where he cooks up a flavorful variety of delectables on the spot in our outdoor Kitchen in the Garden. Stay and enjoy your meal surrounded by the beauty of the Garden or grab it to go and enjoy it wherever you like— either way, your meal is going to be delicious. If you do choose to stay, make sure you stop by the Garden Bar for one of our famous Botanical Garden Mojitos to wash everything down. It is best to order online  because food items are limited. Please click here for available menu items. The menu changes every Wednesday and is updated with new items every Monday morning.

    Garden hours are extended on Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and admission is free on Wednesdays for all Louisiana residents courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

    *Face masks covering the mouth and nose are required for entry into the Garden per a directive from the City of New Orleans.

  • Dinner with Class in the Garden

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    Chef Frank Brigtsen, a Cajun/Creole Cooking superstar shares his talents & culinary instructions in his "Dinner with Class" series at the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Guests will leave with a little "lagniappe" to add to their cookbooks as they will receive a recipe packet of that evening's featured dish. Chef Brigtsen is the featured chef for this entire series which was introduced as part of the Garden's 2020 Fall series lineup. For more information please click here.

    Dress code is business casual. 

    *Face masks covering the mouth and nose are required upon entry to the Garden per a directive from the City of New Orleans. 

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    How is your garden growing? Do you need a thriller, spiller and a filler for your potted botanical displays? Or, maybe you just need that little something special to give your hedges some color and pizazz. Whatever your green thumb desires, the Pelican Greenhouse located at #2 Celebration Drive in City Park is sure to have. The greenhouse sells a great variety of plants and many of them are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions growing in the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Bring a wagon, get your green thumbs ready to pick what your garden needs, and arrive early for the best selection.

    The Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale is from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Capacity is limited to 30 people at a time. Plant sales support the operations of the New Orleans Botanical Garden and help generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

    *Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required for entry into the greenhouse per a directive from the City of New Orleans.