Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in October

    October 18th: Patrice Fisher, harpist from New Orleans and Javier Olondo, guitarist from Cuba

    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.

  • *Sold Out* Ghosts in the Oaks

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyThursdays at Twilight

    Join Friends of City Park at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family-friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Proceeds from this year’s Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!

    October 20, 21, 22 2017

    Tickets: early admission $20/person; general admission $15/person and $12/person for Friends of City Park members

    Contact Friends of City Park for details.

  • BioBlitz New Orleans City Park

    ActivitiesEducationFreeKid FriendlyNatureVolunteering Events

    This event will run from 8 am to noon. Volunteers should meet at the Volunteer Center before 8 am. Click here for a Park map. 

    Following a smash hit summer event that drew more than 300 participants, Loyola University New Orleans is once again hosting BioBlitz New Orleans City Park. Volunteer scientists, coastal researchers, naturalists, teachers, students, families, and interested residents of all ages are encouraged to join the event. A BioBlitz, also known as a biological inventory or biological census, is an event or intense period of surveying that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time.

    For more information contact, Patricia M. Murret' Associate Director of Public Affairs, at 504.861.5448, 504.352.8775, or pmurret@loyno.edu.

  • *Sold Out* Ghosts in the Oaks

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join Friends of City Park at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family-friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Proceeds from this year’s Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!

    October 20, 21, 22 2017

    Tickets: early admission $20/person; general admission $15/person and $12/person for Friends of City Park members

    Contact Friends of City Park for details.

  • *Sold Out* Ghosts in the Oaks

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join Friends of City Park at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family-friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Proceeds from this year’s Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!

    October 20, 21, 22 2017

    Tickets: early admission $20/person; general admission $15/person and $12/person for Friends of City Park members

    Contact Friends of City Park for details.

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in October

    October 25th: Oscar Sanchez, pianist and singer from Honduras and Belsy Puerto, singer

    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.

  • City Putt Halloween Party

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    BOO! Visit City Putt for a Halloween Party on October 29th, 30th, or 31st from 5pm to 9pm each day. The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party. Monday is a special opening at City Putt. Usually City Putt is closed on Mondays.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    When: November 4
    Time: 10 am to noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory)

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems.
    Age requirement: Children ages 6-9 are welcome.
    Class fee: $17 per class. $14 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.
    For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Family Volunteer Day

    ActivitiesKid FriendlyVolunteering Events

    New Orleans City Park is hosting a Family Volunteer Day in partnership with generationOn and The Walt Disney Company. We want your family to participate!

    Families will meet at the Volunteer Center (1009 Harrison Avenue) at 9am and proceed to Couturie Forest to mulch trails and clear invasive species from selected areas.  Participants should plan appropriately: wear long pants and boots, bring sunscreen and bug spray, and should also bring a water bottle as water will be provided for volunteers.  Volunteers will work from 9am till noon. Should you have questions or want to sign up for the Family Volunteer Day, please email Tyler Havens, Volunteer Manager, at thavens@nocp.org.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    When: November 18
    Time: 10 am to noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory)

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems.
    Age requirement: Children ages 6-9 are welcome.
    Class fee: $17 per class. $14 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.
    For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Celebration in the Oaks Family Party

    ActivitiesKid Friendly

    This event takes place in Carousel Gardens. More information will be profvided as the event draws near. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details.

  • Thanksgiving Bash: Gobble then Wobble

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a “Thanksgiving Bash: Gobble then Wobble” on November 23rd, 24th, or 25th from 3pm to 7pm each day. The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • Happy 70th Birthday Bingle Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    It's Mister Bingle's 70th birthday this year! Visit City Putt for a holiday themed party on December 1st, 2nd, or 3rd from 3pm to 7pm. The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385.

    *And don’t forget just across the street, Celebration in the Oaks will be open, too!
    *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    December 2
    Time: 10 am to noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory)

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems.
    Age requirement: Children ages are 6-9 welcome.
    Class fee: $17 per class. $14 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.
    For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    December  9
    Time: 10 am to noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory)

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems.
    Age requirement: Children ages 6-9 welcome
    Class fee: $17 per class. $14 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.
    For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Date Night in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for our Date Nights in City Putt promotion! Join us on January 12th, 13th, or 14th (2018) from 6pm to 10pm for some fun!  The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.
    *And don’t forget just across the street, Celebration in the Oaks will be open, too!

  • Mardi Gras Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a Mardi Gras Party February 2nd, 3rd, or 4th from 6pm to 10pm The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • St. Patrick’s Party in City Putt

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for a St. Patrick's Party March 16th and 17th from 6pm to 10pm The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • City Putt Easter Eggs-traveganza

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Visit City Putt for an Easter Eggs-traveganza on March 31st and April 1st from 6pm to 10pm.  The party is $10/person and tickets can be purchased the day-of from City Putt located between Victory and Dreyfous. Each person will get to play one course, enjoy 1 cocktail (or soft drink), taste sweet treats, get a free raffle ticket, and receive giveaways, too. Bring a date or bring the family – everyone will have a great time! For more information call 483-9385. *City Putt is open regular hours with regular fees outside the time of the party.

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in October

    October 18th: Patrice Fisher, harpist from New Orleans and Javier Olondo, guitarist from Cuba

    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.

  • *Sold Out* Ghosts in the Oaks

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyThursdays at Twilight

    Join Friends of City Park at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family-friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Proceeds from this year’s Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!

    October 20, 21, 22 2017

    Tickets: early admission $20/person; general admission $15/person and $12/person for Friends of City Park members

    Contact Friends of City Park for details.

  • BioBlitz New Orleans City Park

    ActivitiesEducationFreeKid FriendlyNatureVolunteering Events

    This event will run from 8 am to noon. Volunteers should meet at the Volunteer Center before 8 am. Click here for a Park map. 

    Following a smash hit summer event that drew more than 300 participants, Loyola University New Orleans is once again hosting BioBlitz New Orleans City Park. Volunteer scientists, coastal researchers, naturalists, teachers, students, families, and interested residents of all ages are encouraged to join the event. A BioBlitz, also known as a biological inventory or biological census, is an event or intense period of surveying that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time.

    For more information contact, Patricia M. Murret' Associate Director of Public Affairs, at 504.861.5448, 504.352.8775, or pmurret@loyno.edu.

  • *Sold Out* Ghosts in the Oaks

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join Friends of City Park at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family-friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Proceeds from this year’s Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!

    October 20, 21, 22 2017

    Tickets: early admission $20/person; general admission $15/person and $12/person for Friends of City Park members

    Contact Friends of City Park for details.

  • *Sold Out* Ghosts in the Oaks

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join Friends of City Park at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family-friendly Halloween event with trick or treating, rides, arts & crafts, and pumpkin patch! Proceeds from this year’s Ghosts in the Oaks support capital improvements in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park & Storyland!

    October 20, 21, 22 2017

    Tickets: early admission $20/person; general admission $15/person and $12/person for Friends of City Park members

    Contact Friends of City Park for details.