Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Celebration in the Oaks - The Last Night of the Season

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    The Last Night of the Season

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country, with more than 165,000 visitors pouring into the park to see the magical winter spectacle. City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling white lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 20 gated acres of the park, including the Botanical Garden, Storyland, and Carousel Gardens and along the 2 mile train route.
    The 2014-2015 season:
    November 29th - January 4th (Closed: 12/24 and 12/31)
    Sunday - Thursday: 6pm -10pm AND Friday & Saturday: 6pm -11pm
    Admission: -Tickets: $8/person (you can buy at the gate, but we suggest avoiding lines by buying on www.CelebrationInTheOaks.com or click on the 'Buy Tickets' symbol to the left of this event.)
    -Children under 3 and Friends of City Park: Free
    Amusement Park Rides:
    -Train Ride: $4
    -Amusement Park Rides: $3/single ride ticket (excludes train)
    -$17/unlimited ride band (includes train)
     

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Cristina Perez

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    Cristina, in addition to performing with her band, has contributed her vocals to other local groups and is featured on Offbeat Magazine's "Best Traditional Jazz Album of 2011" (New Orleans Moonshiners, "Frenchmen Street Parade"). Perez is excited to finally release her first album of completely original material entitled, "The Sweetest Thing”. She also has received rave reviews for her leading role in, Jump, Jive, and Wail, the music of Louis Prima.  For more info please visit:   www.cristinaperezmusic.com.

    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Ghosts in the Oaks (night one)

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    This family friendly event takes place in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland over on two nights!  October 25th is the second night.  Children of all ages, including the young at heart adults, dress in their Halloween best for unlimited rides, air-brush face painting, live music, arts & crafts, balloon animals, a pumpkin patch, and trick-or-treating!

    Early admission begins at 6pm and gates open at 7pm for general admission. Early admission is offered at $20 per person and general admission is offered at $15 per person.  Children under 36 months are admitted free of charge.  Tickets will be sold for a single night and will be honored only for the night purchased.