Featured Events

Calendar Of Events

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  • Wednesday Evening in the Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Join us during our extended hours on Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in our "Kitchen in the Garden".  Chef Pat White serves delicious items along with our famous,"Botanical Garden Mojito" It is best to order online. Food items and seating is limited. No outside food or beverage allowed.

    *Free Admission for Louisiana Residents on Wednesdays compliments of The Helis Foundation

    *Face masks covering your mouth and nose are now required, per the City of New Orleans, upon entry to the garden.

  • Garden Cookout with Big Freedia!

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Big Freedia's live cooking show,"Garden Cookout with Big Freedia", is in the Kitchen in the Garden every Thursday in August. Don't miss your chance to come and see what Big Freedia's cooking up in the Garden. Tickets are limited and are possibly SOLD OUT. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

    *Face masks covering your mouth and nose are now required, per the City of New Orleans, upon entry to the garden.

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    We sell a great variety of plants. Many of our sale plants are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions from plants growing in the Botanical Garden.  The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection.

    Entrance to the sale is limited to 20 people at one time. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

    Plant sales support the operations of the Botanical Garden and help us to generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    We sell a great variety of plants. Many of our sale plants are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions from plants growing in the Botanical Garden.  The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection.

    Entrance to the sale is limited to 20 people at one time. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

    Plant sales support the operations of the Botanical Garden and help us to generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    We sell a great variety of plants. Many of our sale plants are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions from plants growing in the Botanical Garden.  The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection.

    Entrance to the sale is limited to 20 people at one time. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

    Plant sales support the operations of the Botanical Garden and help us to generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

  • Cooking in the Garden with Big Freedia!

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Big Freedia's live cooking show,"Garden Cookout with Big Freedia", is in the Kitchen in the Garden every Thursday in August. Don't miss your chance to come and see what Big Freedia's cooking up in the Garden. Tickets are limited and are possibly SOLD OUT. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.


    *Face masks covering your mouth and nose are now required, per the City of New Orleans, upon entry to the garden.

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    We sell a great variety of plants. Many of our sale plants are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions from plants growing in the Botanical Garden.  The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection.

    Entrance to the sale is limited to 20 people at one time. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

    Plant sales support the operations of the Botanical Garden and help us to generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    We sell a great variety of plants. Many of our sale plants are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions from plants growing in the Botanical Garden.  The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection.

    Entrance to the sale is limited to 20 people at one time. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

    Plant sales support the operations of the Botanical Garden and help us to generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    We sell a great variety of plants. Many of our sale plants are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions from plants growing in the Botanical Garden.  The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection.

    Entrance to the sale is limited to 20 people at one time. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

    Plant sales support the operations of the Botanical Garden and help us to generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

  • Cooking in the Garden with Big Freedia!

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Big Freedia's live cooking show,"Garden Cookout with Big Freedia", is in the Kitchen in the Garden every Thursday in August. Don't miss your chance to come and see what Big Freedia's cooking up in the Garden. Tickets are limited and are possibly SOLD OUT. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.


    *Face masks covering your mouth and nose are now required, per the City of New Orleans, upon entry to the garden.

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    We sell a great variety of plants. Many of our sale plants are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions from plants growing in the Botanical Garden.  The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection.

    Entrance to the sale is limited to 20 people at one time. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

    Plant sales support the operations of the Botanical Garden and help us to generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    We sell a great variety of plants. Many of our sale plants are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions from plants growing in the Botanical Garden.  The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection.

    Entrance to the sale is limited to 20 people at one time. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

    Plant sales support the operations of the Botanical Garden and help us to generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

  • Zulu Picnic

    Activities

    This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. Please email Julie at jlacour@nocp.org for details and road closure information.

  • Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenNature

    We sell a great variety of plants. Many of our sale plants are propagated from cuttings, seeds and divisions from plants growing in the Botanical Garden.  The Pelican Greenhouse is located at #2 Celebration Drive - City Park. Bring a wagon and arrive early for best selection.

    Entrance to the sale is limited to 20 people at one time. Face masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

    Plant sales support the operations of the Botanical Garden and help us to generate income needed to keep the Garden open during this difficult time.

  • Red Run 5K

    Activities

    This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. Street closures may include: Roosevelt Mall, Palm Drive, Freidrichs, Henry Tolmas, and Wisner. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details.

  • 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.

  • NOLA on Tap

    Activities

    This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. Please contact the event directors and not the Park (the Park is only a venue for this event)

  • 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).

  • Beignet Festival

    Activities

    This event takes place at the Festival Grounds. Please contact the event directors and not the Park (the Park is only a venue for this event)

  • Purple Run

    Activities

    This event takes place on Roosevelt Mall and Park streets. Street closures may include: Roosevelt Mall, Palm Drive, Zachary Taylor, Henry Tolmas, Diagonal and Harrison Circle. Please email Natalie at NWeiss@nocp.org for details.

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  • Wednesday Evening in the Garden

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Join us during our extended hours on Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in our "Kitchen in the Garden".  Chef Pat White serves delicious items along with our famous,"Botanical Garden Mojito" It is best to order online. Food items and seating is limited. No outside food or beverage allowed.

    *Free Admission for Louisiana Residents on Wednesdays compliments of The Helis Foundation

    *Face masks covering your mouth and nose are now required, per the City of New Orleans, upon entry to the garden.

  • Garden Cookout with Big Freedia!

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenKitchen in the Garden

    Big Freedia's live cooking show,"Garden Cookout with Big Freedia", is in the Kitchen in the Garden every Thursday in August. Don't miss your chance to come and see what Big Freedia's cooking up in the Garden. Tickets are limited and are possibly SOLD OUT. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

    *Face masks covering your mouth and nose are now required, per the City of New Orleans, upon entry to the garden.