Preview Parties

Special parties for grown-ups and kids alike!

Join us in opening the Celebration in the Oaks season. The parties are always a blast and you get to view all the traditions you've come to know and expect as well as see what's new before everyone else! 

Click the boxes below to find out more about the parties, entertainment, cuisine, and to buy tickets. 

*Tickets for Celebration in the Oaks and Preview Parties are on sale now! Click here if you already know which party tickets you wish to purchase.** 

**Tickets for these events tend to sell out before the event date. Don't wait to get yours. Only a certain number of tickets will be sold, and once sold out, no tickets will be sold at the door.

***All sales are final – no refunds or rain checks are given. There is a $1 processing fee per online ticket, and you must present your printed ticket at the gate for entry. Tickets are valid during current season only.

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    Preview Party

    A fancy-dress party ages 21+

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    Family Preview Party

    Fun for the whole family

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    Jingle Bells & Beer

    Foryoung & young at heart 21+

TWEETS FROM THE PARK:

  • We have to guess these 🦋 beautiful butterflies L❤️VE living in New Orleans City Park! #iheartcitypark pic.twitter.com/jhnjqQcuaW
  • @blaum_sarah No. But our regular plant sales resume in January.
  • Due to VooDoo Fest, closings through 10/31 include: Festival Grounds closed, Big Lake track to close 10/23. Roosevelt Mall to close 10/25.

CITY PARK FACTS:

Big Lake in City Park is a man-made lake designed to mimic the shape of Lake Pontchartrain.