Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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    ArtBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Stroll through our Home TWEET Home birdhouse exhibit located in the Southern Shade Garden inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden. There will be a silent auction during the month of April where you can bid on  your favorite birdhouse daily from 10am-5pm in the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitors Center and during “Evenings with Enrique” from 5pm-8pm every Wednesday in April. 

  • Crescent City Classic

    Activities

    This event may possibly start or end at a different time than listed here. This is not a City Park event (we are only the venue). For details about the event, please reach out to the event directors. For more information street closures, please contact Natalie at nweiss@nocp.org. This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. For information on times of event, please contact Julie LaCour, Director of Special Events, at lacour@nocp.org.

  • Canceled - Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    This class is canceled for this day - Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through December 2019
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Bunny Hops - Sold out

    Activities

    This event is sold out: Celebrate with your friends at the newest City Park event for adults: Bunny Hops! Enjoy unlimited rides, open beer bars, adult egg hunt, bunny ears costume contest, and more! Click more information for details. 

    More Information
  • Attraction and Building hours:

    Activities

    Attraction and Building hours:
    Administration Building: closed
    City Park/Pepsi Tennis Complex: open noon to 7pm
    Carousel Gardens Amusement Park: open noon to 6pm
    Storyland: 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Tolmas Visitor Center: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Botanical Garden: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    City Putt: open 10am to 10pm (last rental an hour before close)
    Equest Farm:
    Wheel Fun Rentals: open 9am to sunset
    Snoball Stand: open noon to 9pm
    Bayou Oaks North Course: open 6:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks South Course: open 6:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks Driving Range: open 6am till 10pm
    NOLA City Bark: open 5:30am to 9pm
    NOMA: open noon to 5pm
    TSWBSGarden: open noon to 5pm

  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenFreeMusic

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in April.
    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 April 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.

    More Information
  • Stretch Ya Brass: Sunset Yoga, (by Make Your Move Foundation)

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for Sunset Yoga in New Orleans City Park.  The class is each Wednesdays through May on the plaza between City Putt & the Great Lawn. Each yoga session is free to the community. Bring your yoga mat and water. Contact Move Ya Brass at mybkrewe@gmail.com for more information.
     

  • Track Meet

    Activities

    Track Meet: Roadrunners

  • 10th Annual Threadhead Thursday

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Special concert at the Robert B. Haspel Outdoor Stage in the New Orleans Botanical Garden featuring Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes and Jamaican Me Breakfast Club.

    Free admission*
    *$10 suggested donation to benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden

    Lawn chairs and blankets welcome!
    Food and beverages available for purchase.


     

  • Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through December 2019
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenEducationKid FriendlyNature

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. We'll play games, try new foods, create garden art, and more.

    For more information click 'more informtaion'. To register, call (504) 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

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  • Orchid Culture Basics

    Botanical GardenEducation

    Spring is the best time to repot most orchids. Larry Hennessey will cover all of the basics you’ll need to know to successfully repot and take care of your orchids. After the orchid class take a walk around the conservatory of two sisters and see our beautiful orchids. 

    Larry Hennessey has been growing Orchids for 20 years in New Orleans. Larry is he past President of the New Orleans Orchid Society and also a member of the American Orchid Society. Many of his plants have received awards at local orchid shows and two orchids have been recognized as having superior flowers by the American Orchid Society.

    Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park
    Questions call Susan at 504-483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org
     

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  • Louisiana Children’s Museum 5K

    Activities

    This event takes place at the Festival Grounds Walking Path. The date is firm but the times may change without notice. For more information on times, please contact Julie LaCour, Director of Special Events, at jlacour@nocp.org. For information on street closures, please contact Natalie Weiss, Special Events Manager, at nweiss@nocp.org.

  • Stretch Ya Brass: Sunset Yoga, (by Make Your Move Foundation)

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for Sunset Yoga in New Orleans City Park.  The class is each Wednesdays through May on the plaza between City Putt & the Great Lawn. Each yoga session is free to the community. Bring your yoga mat and water. Contact Move Ya Brass at mybkrewe@gmail.com for more information.
     

  • Thursdays at Twilight

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenMusicThursdays at Twilight

    PATRICE FISHER & ARPA WITH SPECIAL GUESTS FROM BRAZIL: Special guests from Brazil joins harpist Patrice Fisher to perform a blending of music from Central, South and North America. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your $10/person tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.  

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  • Daiquiri Dash

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. The date is firm but the times may change without notice. For information on event times, please contact Julie LaCour, Director of Special Events, at jlacour@nocp.org. For information on street closures, please contact Natalie Weiss, Special Events Manager, at nweiss@nocp.org.

  • Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through October 2018
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

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  • Home Tweet Home

    ArtBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Stroll through our Home TWEET Home birdhouse exhibit located in the Southern Shade Garden inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden. There will be a silent auction during the month of April where you can bid on  your favorite birdhouse daily from 10am-5pm in the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitors Center and during “Evenings with Enrique” from 5pm-8pm every Wednesday in April. 

  • Crescent City Classic

    Activities

    This event may possibly start or end at a different time than listed here. This is not a City Park event (we are only the venue). For details about the event, please reach out to the event directors. For more information street closures, please contact Natalie at nweiss@nocp.org. This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. For information on times of event, please contact Julie LaCour, Director of Special Events, at lacour@nocp.org.

  • Canceled - Free Zumba Class

    ActivitiesSports and Recreation

    This class is canceled for this day - Join your friends for free Zumba classes at the Peristyle in New Orleans City Park. New Orleans City Park, Elmwood Fitness Center, and Ochsner are excited to bring the community yet another way to exercise in the Park. Come ready to dance away stress and have some fun. Wear appropriate workout attire, gym shoes, and bring H2O as you’ll work up a sweat! Though the class will be offered rain or shine, should you be curious about a class please call 733-1600.
    Saturdays through December 2019
    Time: 8 am until 8:45 am
    Where:  The Peristyle in New Orleans City Park (near the intersection of Dreyfous and Anseman)
    Cost: Free and no reservations are needed
    For further information, call 733-1600.

  • Bunny Hops - Sold out

    Activities

    This event is sold out: Celebrate with your friends at the newest City Park event for adults: Bunny Hops! Enjoy unlimited rides, open beer bars, adult egg hunt, bunny ears costume contest, and more! Click more information for details. 

    More Information
  • Home Tweet Home

    ArtBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Stroll through our Home TWEET Home birdhouse exhibit located in the Southern Shade Garden inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden. There will be a silent auction during the month of April where you can bid on  your favorite birdhouse daily from 10am-5pm in the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitors Center and during “Evenings with Enrique” from 5pm-8pm every Wednesday in April. 

  • Crescent City Classic

    Activities

    This event may possibly start or end at a different time than listed here. This is not a City Park event (we are only the venue). For details about the event, please reach out to the event directors. For more information street closures, please contact Natalie at nweiss@nocp.org. This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. For information on times of event, please contact Julie LaCour, Director of Special Events, at lacour@nocp.org.

  • Bunny Hops - Sold out

    Activities

    This event is sold out: Celebrate with your friends at the newest City Park event for adults: Bunny Hops! Enjoy unlimited rides, open beer bars, adult egg hunt, bunny ears costume contest, and more! Click more information for details. 

    More Information
  • Attraction and Building hours:

    Activities

    Attraction and Building hours:
    Administration Building: closed
    City Park/Pepsi Tennis Complex: open noon to 7pm
    Carousel Gardens Amusement Park: open noon to 6pm
    Storyland: 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Tolmas Visitor Center: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Botanical Garden: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    City Putt: open 10am to 10pm (last rental an hour before close)
    Equest Farm:
    Wheel Fun Rentals: open 9am to sunset
    Snoball Stand: open noon to 9pm
    Bayou Oaks North Course: open 6:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks South Course: open 6:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks Driving Range: open 6am till 10pm
    NOLA City Bark: open 5:30am to 9pm
    NOMA: open noon to 5pm
    TSWBSGarden: open noon to 5pm

  • Home Tweet Home

    ArtBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Stroll through our Home TWEET Home birdhouse exhibit located in the Southern Shade Garden inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden. There will be a silent auction during the month of April where you can bid on  your favorite birdhouse daily from 10am-5pm in the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitors Center and during “Evenings with Enrique” from 5pm-8pm every Wednesday in April. 

  • Attraction and Building hours:

    Activities

    Attraction and Building hours:
    Administration Building: closed
    City Park/Pepsi Tennis Complex: open noon to 7pm
    Carousel Gardens Amusement Park: open noon to 6pm
    Storyland: 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Tolmas Visitor Center: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    Botanical Garden: open 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)
    City Putt: open 10am to 10pm (last rental an hour before close)
    Equest Farm:
    Wheel Fun Rentals: open 9am to sunset
    Snoball Stand: open noon to 9pm
    Bayou Oaks North Course: open 6:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks South Course: open 6:30am till dark
    Bayou Oaks Driving Range: open 6am till 10pm
    NOLA City Bark: open 5:30am to 9pm
    NOMA: open noon to 5pm
    TSWBSGarden: open noon to 5pm

  • Home Tweet Home

    ArtBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Stroll through our Home TWEET Home birdhouse exhibit located in the Southern Shade Garden inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden. There will be a silent auction during the month of April where you can bid on  your favorite birdhouse daily from 10am-5pm in the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitors Center and during “Evenings with Enrique” from 5pm-8pm every Wednesday in April. 

  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

    The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association board meeting takes place in the City Park Board Room in the Administration Building (1 Palm Drive) at 4pm (unless noted otherwise).

  • Home Tweet Home

    ArtBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Stroll through our Home TWEET Home birdhouse exhibit located in the Southern Shade Garden inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden. There will be a silent auction during the month of April where you can bid on  your favorite birdhouse daily from 10am-5pm in the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitors Center and during “Evenings with Enrique” from 5pm-8pm every Wednesday in April. 

  • Evenings with Enrique

    ActivitiesArtBotanical GardenFreeMusic

    Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday evenings in April.
    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 April 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.

    More Information
  • Stretch Ya Brass: Sunset Yoga, (by Make Your Move Foundation)

    ActivitiesFreeSports and Recreation

    Join your friends for Sunset Yoga in New Orleans City Park.  The class is each Wednesdays through May on the plaza between City Putt & the Great Lawn. Each yoga session is free to the community. Bring your yoga mat and water. Contact Move Ya Brass at mybkrewe@gmail.com for more information.
     

  • Home Tweet Home

    ArtBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Stroll through our Home TWEET Home birdhouse exhibit located in the Southern Shade Garden inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden. There will be a silent auction during the month of April where you can bid on  your favorite birdhouse daily from 10am-5pm in the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitors Center and during “Evenings with Enrique” from 5pm-8pm every Wednesday in April. 

  • Track Meet

    Activities

    Track Meet: Roadrunners

  • 10th Annual Threadhead Thursday

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Special concert at the Robert B. Haspel Outdoor Stage in the New Orleans Botanical Garden featuring Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes and Jamaican Me Breakfast Club.

    Free admission*
    *$10 suggested donation to benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden

    Lawn chairs and blankets welcome!
    Food and beverages available for purchase.


     

  • Home Tweet Home

    ArtBotanical GardenKid Friendly

    Stroll through our Home TWEET Home birdhouse exhibit located in the Southern Shade Garden inside the New Orleans Botanical Garden. There will be a silent auction during the month of April where you can bid on  your favorite birdhouse daily from 10am-5pm in the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitors Center and during “Evenings with Enrique” from 5pm-8pm every Wednesday in April. 

  • Track Meet

    Activities

    Track Meet: Roadrunners

  • 10th Annual Threadhead Thursday

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKid FriendlyMusicNature

    Special concert at the Robert B. Haspel Outdoor Stage in the New Orleans Botanical Garden featuring Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes and Jamaican Me Breakfast Club.

    Free admission*
    *$10 suggested donation to benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden

    Lawn chairs and blankets welcome!
    Food and beverages available for purchase.