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  • Day of the Dead Dinner

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden presents the "Day of the Dead Dinner" honoring artist Enrique Alférez who created sculptures in the Botanical Garden and in City Park for a period of over 60 years. Chef Hugo Montero from Casa Borrega will host the dinner featuring traditional food and drink enjoyed on this Mexican holiday. Guests are encouraged to arrive in costume to celebrate their "Day of the Dead Dinner" and upon arrival they will be greeted with a special Margarita at the Garden entrance. Guests will then be escorted to visit the Day of the Dead Altar by Artist/Chef Hugo Montero in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. After visiting the altar, guests will be seated at their tables in the Southern Shade Garden for dinner. For tickets and menu offerings click here.

    Music will be provided by DJ Juane Jordan.

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

  • Dinner in Your Secret Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    The "Dinner in Your Secret Garden" series continues with Chef Patrick White. Dine in the shade of Live Oak Trees in the beautiful Southern Shade Garden. Enjoy the very private and exclusive Japanese Garden. Or, be the first to dine in our new "Chapel of the Rain" while listening to the steady flow of the "Visitation" Fountain.

    No matter which option you choose for "your" Secret Garden Dining adventure, you will be treated to a truly unique dining experience. So choose a spot, and come relax with your friends/family and enjoy hor d'ouevres, a three- course meal, and dessert in the beauty and serenity of the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Wine will be served with dinner. Upon arrival guests will be treated to a glass of Champagne or a specialty cocktail.  For tickets and menu offerings please click here.

    Dress Code is Business Casual.

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

  • Day of the Dead Dinner

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden presents the "Day of the Dead Dinner" honoring artist Enrique Alférez who created sculptures in the Botanical Garden and in City Park for a period of over 60 years. Chef Hugo Montero from Casa Borrega will host the dinner featuring traditional food and drink enjoyed on this Mexican holiday. Guests are encouraged to arrive in costume to celebrate their "Day of the Dead Dinner" and upon arrival they will be greeted with a special Margarita at the Garden entrance. Guests will then be escorted to visit the Day of the Dead Altar by Artist/Chef Hugo Montero in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. After visiting the altar, guests will be seated at their tables in the Southern Shade Garden for dinner. For tickets and menu offerings click here.

    Music will be provided by DJ Juane Jordan.

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