Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Cullen Landry and the Midnight Streetcar

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    Join The Halloween R & B party with Cullen Landry. Cullen was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 1998.  In his career he has shared the bandstand with Bobby Mitchell, Eddie Bo, Professor Longhair, Al “Carnival Time” Johnson and many others.  His goal is to preserve the New Orleans musical heritage encompassed by the ground-breaking New Orleans music of the 1950’s and

    1960’s.  For more info please visit:  www.midnightstreetcar.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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  • Voodoo Experience

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    Over the past 16 years, the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience has built a reputation for drawing some of the biggest names in music to City Park for one of the biggest Halloween celebrations in the country. This year is no different, with a line-up that includes 75+ artists. The Experience takes place on the Festival Grounds also include a wide variety of New Orleans cuisine, a Farris wheel, rides and large scale interactive art installations. Doors open daily at 10:30am. The date is firm but the times listed here are subject to change without notice. Please visit worshipthemusic.com for details.

  • Voodoo Experience

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    Over the past 16 years, the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience has built a reputation for drawing some of the biggest names in music to City Park for one of the biggest Halloween celebrations in the country. This year is no different, with a line-up that includes 75+ artists. The Experience takes place on the Festival Grounds also include a wide variety of New Orleans cuisine, a Farris wheel, rides and large scale interactive art installations. Doors open daily at 10:30am. The date is firm but the times listed here are subject to change without notice. Please visit worshipthemusic.com for details.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - The New Orleans Mystics

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    The Mystics are guaranteed to be entertaining, and always a sellout, so don’t miss this show featuring the music of Motown.  Songs from the Temptations, O’Jays, Marvin Gaye and Otis Redding will all be part of this soulful tribute to some of the greatest music from the 1970’s.
    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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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Debbie Davis and the Mesmerizers

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    Debbie Davis is a familiar face at our Thursday concerts having performed on numerous occasions with the Pfister Sisters. This will be her first performance here with her new band, The Mesmerizers, featuring the talents of Alex McMurray (guitar), Matt Perrine (sousaphone) Josh Paxton (piano) and Davis on vocals and ukulele. Offbeat magazine says, "Debbie Davis stands out in the crowd of vocalists like a bird-of-paradise in a roomful of parakeets."  For more info please visit:  www.debbiedavismusic.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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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Benny Grunch & The Bunch

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    You can’t say Benny, “Aint Dere No More”, cause he will be right here in the garden performing his New Orleans hits as only Benny and the Bunch can do. Always entertaining, full of surprises and new songs, get ready for a Yat Attack with Benny Grunch and the Bunch.  For more info please visit:   www.bennygrunch.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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  • Celebration in the Oaks: Preview Party

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    Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party for Adults
    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 amusement park. Naturally, because this is New Orleans, food, music and adult beverages are available in abundance. Five live music stages feature the best local musicians, and guest are treated to a tantalizing array of foods from 50 local restaurants and caterers. The party is from 7:30pm to 11pm.
    Tickets: $100/person in advance; $120/person day of event; Friends of City Park members: $90/person. 

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  • Celebration in the Oaks: Jingle Bells & Beer

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    Please join us for our inaugural holiday event created just for young adults – and those young at heart! Guests can ride on all the rides within City Park’s amusement park, under the beautiful lights of Celebration in the Oaks. Craft beers will be available throughout the amusement park, and “munchies” will be provided from local food vendors. Dancing to live music from local bands Gravy and Naughty Professor will make your bells jingle!
    Admission includes:
    * Unlimited rides at the amusement park, including the miniature train and carousel.
    * Unlimited beer, soft drinks and water from a variety of local distributors
    * Unlimited food for all guests, provided by local restaurants, grocery stores and vendors.
    The event is from 7pm to 10pm. This party requires casual attire (as opposed to the Preview Party where cocktail attire is necessary). 
    $35 FOCP members
    $40 general public (in advance)
    $45 general public (day of event)

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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)
     

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Cullen Landry and the Midnight Streetcar

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    Join The Halloween R & B party with Cullen Landry. Cullen was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 1998.  In his career he has shared the bandstand with Bobby Mitchell, Eddie Bo, Professor Longhair, Al “Carnival Time” Johnson and many others.  His goal is to preserve the New Orleans musical heritage encompassed by the ground-breaking New Orleans music of the 1950’s and

    1960’s.  For more info please visit:  www.midnightstreetcar.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.

    More Information
  • Voodoo Experience

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    Over the past 16 years, the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience has built a reputation for drawing some of the biggest names in music to City Park for one of the biggest Halloween celebrations in the country. This year is no different, with a line-up that includes 75+ artists. The Experience takes place on the Festival Grounds also include a wide variety of New Orleans cuisine, a Farris wheel, rides and large scale interactive art installations. Doors open daily at 10:30am. The date is firm but the times listed here are subject to change without notice. Please visit worshipthemusic.com for details.