Fun Facts: Celebration in the Oaks

Fun facts about the big show

Celebration in the Oaks is a fun holiday event and New Orleans City Park is so happy to be able to bring this fundraiser to you each year. 

Below learn some Fun Facts, about how you can connect with CITO, and about what's new for this season!

What does it take to stage Celebration in the Oaks?!

Fun Facts:

7 Staff members

8 months of preparation

558,350 LED bulbs

42,000 LED blubs in the 'Dripping Snow' Tree

32,800 linear feet of rope light

95,000 4'' cable ties

8,000 linear feet of zip cord (lamp cord)

2,000 linear feet of heavy gauge wire

500 live potted poinsettias

1 Mister Bingle

How to connect on Social Media:
Celebration in the Oaks:
Facebook: /CelebrationInTheOaks
Twitter: as Mister Bingle: @MisterBingle
Instagram: as Mister Bingle: @MisterBingle
Use hashtag of CITO plus the year. Example: #CITO2013

Get photos taken with Santa! You'll love these memorable photos!



Getting to City Park from the French Quarter: We are located less than 10 minutes by cab or car. Or, take the scenic route: the Canal streetcar (be sure to hop on the one marked ìCity Parkî) delivers you to the entrance of City Park at Esplanade Ave.