Evenings with Enrique

A free event in the Botanical Garden courtesy of The Helis Foundation

When: Wednesdays in April and October

Where: New Orleans Botanical Garden

Hours: 5pm to 8pm

Parking: Street Parking and Parking Lot

Admission: Free

Join us every Wednesday night in April and October from 5pm to 8pm for "Evenings with Enrique" in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden.  

Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" features local musicians playing among the collection of sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Visitors to the garden will be able to view the work of Enrique Alférez under enhanced lighting and fire baskets suspended from the branches of the Live Oak tree.

Latin food is available from La Cocinita food truck.  Mojitos, wine, and water are also available for purchase. 

New this October:  Chef Pat White of Karibu Kitchen will be cooking up treats in the wood-burning oven in the New Orleans Botanical Garden's "Kitchen in the Garden" scheduled to open in late September.

Chairs are encouraged.  No outside food or drink please.  Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building at 5 Victory Avenue.

October 2019 Schedule of Performers:

October 2 - Leonardo & Zelia, pianist from Colombia and vocalist from Guatemala.

October 9 - Paki Saavedra, guitarist and vocalist from Honduras

October 16 - Javier Guitierrez, guitarist and vocalist from Bolivia

October 23 - Patrice Fisher, harpist from New Orleans, and Javier Olondo, guitarist from Cuba.

October 30 - Geovane Santos Trio, guitarist and vocalists from Brazil.

Photography policy            

Dia de los Muertos Altar

October 28, 29, 31 and November 1 – 10am to 5pm

Free admission on October 30 - 10am to 8pm