Fun Facts: Celebration in the Oaks

Fun facts about the big show

Celebration in the Oaks is a fun holiday event and New Orleans City Park is so happy to be able to bring this fundraiser to you each year. 

Below learn some Fun Facts, about how you can connect with CITO, and about what's new for this season!

What does it take to stage Celebration in the Oaks?!

Fun Facts:

8 dedicated CITO staff members
8 months of preparation + 2 months of the show
1,116,700 LED bulbs
42,000 LED bulbs in the 'Dripping Snow' Tree
65,600 linear feet of rope light
3 preview parties
9,500 4'' cable ties
16,000 linear feet of zip cord (lamp cord)
4,000 linear feet of heavy gauge wire
56 animals to ride on the Carousel
500 live potted poinsettias
1 Bucket Truck
17 Amusement Park Rides
1 Mister Bingle

How to connect on Social Media:
Celebration in the Oaks:
Facebook: /CelebrationInTheOaks
Twitter: as Mister Bingle: @MisterBingle
Instagram: as Mister Bingle: @MisterBingle




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The park has 10 varieties of oak tree within its 1300 acres: Live Oak, Cherrybark, Cow, Nutall, Overcup, Post, Shumard, Water, White, and Willow.