Additional Garden Events

At the New Orleans Botanical Garden

Click here to get the Thursdays at Twilight schedule.

Evenings with Enrique

Start: Oct 02nd at 5:00 pm

End: Oct 02nd at 8:00 pm

free for LA residents

Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in October.
Free Hours for LA residents: 10 am to 8 pm
Special Programing: 5 pm to 8 pm
Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building at 5 Victory Avenue
The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8 pm every Wednesday during the month of October to celebrate "Evenings with Enrique." Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the collection of 16 sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Click the 'more information' below for full schedule and more details.

Fall Garden Festival

The festival is two days: Saturday October 5th 2019 from 10am to 5pm and Sunday October 6th from 10am to 4pm.

$10/adults; $5/child 5 to 12, Children < 5 and Friends of City Park free

The annual Fall Garden Festival is an educational experience for home gardeners and professionals. Guests enjoy plant and garden product exhibits and sales throughout the garden, a Children's Fun Fest area, educational programs, music, arts & crafts, and more. Programs take place in the Garden Study Center and are free with entrance to the show. The October Plant Sale will take place inside this event (not at the Pelican Greenhouse). For more information or to secure a vendor booth call 504-483-9473. 


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The annual City Park Big Bass Fishing Rodeo and Fishtival was founded in 1946.