Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

  • 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

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

    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 for details on how to become a vendor.

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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. Street and attractions may be closed at this time. Please email Natalie at for details and road closure information.