Posted July 3, 2017 at 2:08 PM by Amanda Frentz
Enjoy patriotic music with the Marine Corps Band New Orleans and fireworks from the Peristyle!
Join us as we celebrate the 3rd of July!
WHAT: The annual Happy 3rd of July event promises to be a spectacular show. Join us for the party dressed in your red, white, and blue best! Bring your chairs and blankets to enjoy patriotic music from The Marine Corps Band New Orleans on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn and fireworks from the top of the Peristyle. Arrive early for patriotic give-a-ways and a great spot on the lawn. The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will play patriotic music including the 1812 Overture, America the Beautiful, and other favorites.
Concessions such as burgers, hot dogs, ice cream, wine, and beer will be available for purchase, or you may bring your own picnic. This year City Park will also be selling snoballs through their new ‘Snoball Concierge Service’ with snoballs made in front of guests while they relax enjoying the music. Due to large crowds and noise from the fireworks, we encourage you to leave your pets at home.
While at the event, connect with us on social media using the hashtag #iheartcitypark.
In an effort to minimize our environmental impact, New Orleans City Park will offer recycling and composting services at the Happy 3rd of July event. Please help City Park reduce event waste by bringing refreshments and food in reusable containers, recycling plastic bottles, and aluminum cans and by composting food waste.
WHEN: Monday, July 3rd
WHERE: The Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn
Dreyfous Avenue and Anseman Street will be closed before, during, and immediately after this event.
HOURS: 7 pm to 9 pm: Marine Introductions and The Marine Corps Band New Orleans
9 pm: Fireworks from the top of the Peristyle
COST: This is a free event.
Traffic and Parking Information: Dreyfous will be closed at Anseman at 3pm until 11pm. The City Putt parking lot will be closed to the general public. All remaining lots will be open to the public. If dry, we will also utilize Irby Field for parking. After the event, OPSO will direct all traffic from Victory Drive on to Marconi heading north.
Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Do not stake tents or blankets into the lawn.