Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Little Acorns

    ActivitiesKid Friendly

    A new ‘class’ for children ages 18 months to 4 years old. Join us for storytime, activities, and a healthy snack. Kids won’t want to miss this!
    Where: Under the Enrique Alférez Oak; enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory Avenue)
    When: 3rd Wednesday of each month Price:$3/child; adult chaperone required at no cost
    Details: -Bring a blanket to sit on  -Pre-registration is encouraged not required -To register or for more details contact Lindsay at nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • March Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBoardBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyNature

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The September Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip. The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • Spring Garden Show

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    Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden

    WHAT:
    The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales, a Plant Health Clinic, a Children’s Discovery Zone, and live music on the Haspel Outdoor Stage.

    WHEN:
    Saturday, April 6th 9 am to 5 pm & Sunday, April 7th, 10 am to 4 pm

    WHERE:
    New Orleans Botanical Garden, (enter through the Tolmas Center at 5 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124)
    There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot next to City Putt.

    Click 'more information' to get details and ticket information.

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  • Spring Garden Show

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    Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden

    WHAT:
    The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales, a Plant Health Clinic, a Children’s Discovery Zone, and live music on the Haspel Outdoor Stage.

    WHEN:
    Saturday, April 6th 9 am to 5 pm & Sunday, April 7th, 10 am to 4 pm

    WHERE:
    New Orleans Botanical Garden, (enter through the Tolmas Center at 5 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124)
    There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot next to City Putt.

    Click 'more information' to get details and ticket information.

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  • May Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKid FriendlyNature

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. The May Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip. The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • June Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyMusicNature

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. The June Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip.The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • July Plant Sale

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyNature

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. The July Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip.The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • August Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenFreeKid FriendlyNature

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. The August Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip.The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park south of the I-610 underpass.

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  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

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  • 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. 

  • 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.