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Happenings all around City Park

  • Musical Storytime in Storyland

    ActivitiesKid FriendlyMusic

    City Park and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra are excited to partner for the months of October and November.

    October 31 - Catherine Matushek, viola - Room on the Broom
    Join us in Storyland on Saturdays from 10:30am to 11am under the Storyland castle. Fun times are ahead for the "Musical Storytime". The musician will play a demo on their instrument, explain a little bit about their instrument and their background, then we'll read the story with musical accompaniment. Finally, the reader will have Q&A if kids want to ask the musician anything at all! This experience is free with $5 admission to Storyland.

  • Day of the Dead Dinner

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden presents the "Day of the Dead Dinner" honoring artist Enrique Alférez who created sculptures in the Botanical Garden and in City Park for a period of over 60 years. Chef Hugo Montero from Casa Borrega will host the dinner featuring traditional food and drink enjoyed on this Mexican holiday. Guests are encouraged to arrive in costume to celebrate their "Day of the Dead Dinner" and upon arrival they will be greeted with a special Margarita at the Garden entrance. Guests will then be escorted to visit the Day of the Dead Altar by Artist/Chef Hugo Montero in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. After visiting the altar, guests will be seated at their tables in the Southern Shade Garden for dinner. For tickets and menu offerings click here.

    Music will be provided by DJ Juane Jordan.

    *Face masks covering the mouth and nose are required upon entry to the Garden per a directive from the City of New Orleans.

  • Super Saturday

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    Join us for a morning of volunteering in New Orleans City Park! We cannot keep the Park looking as good as it does without the help from the community. Meet a little before 9am and work until noon. To sign up and get details on that day's meet-up location, contact Tyler Havens at thavens@nocp.org. Always wear closed-toe shoes and sunscreen and bring a water bottle. 

  • Dinner in Your Secret Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    The "Dinner in Your Secret Garden" series continues with Chef Patrick White. Dine in the shade of Live Oak Trees in the beautiful Southern Shade Garden. Enjoy the very private and exclusive Japanese Garden. Or, be the first to dine in our new "Chapel of the Rain" while listening to the steady flow of the "Visitation" Fountain.

    No matter which option you choose for "your" Secret Garden Dining adventure, you will be treated to a truly unique dining experience. So choose a spot, and come relax with your friends/family and enjoy hor d'ouevres, a three- course meal, and dessert in the beauty and serenity of the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Wine will be served with dinner. Upon arrival guests will be treated to a glass of Champagne or a specialty cocktail.  For tickets and menu offerings please click here.

    Dress Code is Business Casual.

    *Face masks covering the mouth and nose are required upon entry into the Botanical Garden per a directive from the City of New Orleans.

  • CPIA Board Meeting

    ActivitiesBoard

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

  • Super Saturday

    ActivitiesVolunteering Events

    Join us for a morning of volunteering in New Orleans City Park! We cannot keep the Park looking as good as it does without the help from the community. Meet a little before 9am and work until noon. To sign up and get details on that day's meet-up location, contact Tyler Havens at thavens@nocp.org. Always wear closed-toe shoes and sunscreen and bring a water bottle. 

  • Celebration in the Oaks Run Walk - TBD

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    This event takes place throughout the South side of the Park. Street closures may include: Victory, Irby, Dreyfous, Lelong, and Roosevelt Mall. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details.

  • 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).

  • Musical Storytime in Storyland

    ActivitiesKid FriendlyMusic

    City Park and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra are excited to partner for the months of October and November.

    October 31 - Catherine Matushek, viola - Room on the Broom
    Join us in Storyland on Saturdays from 10:30am to 11am under the Storyland castle. Fun times are ahead for the "Musical Storytime". The musician will play a demo on their instrument, explain a little bit about their instrument and their background, then we'll read the story with musical accompaniment. Finally, the reader will have Q&A if kids want to ask the musician anything at all! This experience is free with $5 admission to Storyland.

  • Day of the Dead Dinner

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    The New Orleans Botanical Garden presents the "Day of the Dead Dinner" honoring artist Enrique Alférez who created sculptures in the Botanical Garden and in City Park for a period of over 60 years. Chef Hugo Montero from Casa Borrega will host the dinner featuring traditional food and drink enjoyed on this Mexican holiday. Guests are encouraged to arrive in costume to celebrate their "Day of the Dead Dinner" and upon arrival they will be greeted with a special Margarita at the Garden entrance. Guests will then be escorted to visit the Day of the Dead Altar by Artist/Chef Hugo Montero in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden. After visiting the altar, guests will be seated at their tables in the Southern Shade Garden for dinner. For tickets and menu offerings click here.

    Music will be provided by DJ Juane Jordan.

    *Face masks covering the mouth and nose are required upon entry to the Garden per a directive from the City of New Orleans.