The Big Bass Fishing Rodeo and Fishtival draws large crowds each year for people of all ages to try their hand at hooking the biggest catch.
The Botanical Garden leads a host of classes for adults and children. Please visit Botanical Garden Education page for information on individual classes.
Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the south, with more than 150,000 visitors pouring into the park to see the month-long, magical winter spectacle.
This weekly series showcases a changing lineup of musicians and bands playing everything from ragtime to classical jazz.
The annual Fall Garden Festival invites visitors to explore horticultural exhibits and enjoy educational classes and family-friendly activities.
Create a one-of-a-kind scarecrow for the Fall Garden Festival Scarecrow Contest! Individuals, families, businesses, civic organizations and schools are all invited to participate in this annual competition.
Without the generous support of Friends of City Park members, so many wonderful park projects would not be possible.
This spook-tacular two-night Halloween fundraising event hosted by the Friends of City Park offers non-scary fun for the whole family.
Since 1982, Lark in the Park has been the premier annual fundraising event hosted by Friends of City Park. With 85 percent of City Park’s operating income coming from self-generated funds, events like Lark in the Park are critical to the Park’s capital improvements.
Grab ‘olive’ your friends for a great cause! More than 30 specialty martinis – from the classics to one-of-a-kind creations – are the highlight of this annual fundraiser hosted by Friends of City Park. Guests are also treated to exquisite eats from local restaurants and live entertainment.
The Pelican Greenhouse features a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public
Garden lovers of all levels are invited to the New Orleans Botanical Garden to experience the Spring Garden Show!
Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic fare to this free annual concert on Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn presented by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and City Park.
Earth Day a celebration of our home! Come to this annual event to learn about recycling, green initiatives, and more. And of course to have fun! Music, dancing, educational lectures, cooking demos - we know you'll have a great time!
All the rides and beer you want for one low price on a beautiful City Park summer night!( A 21+ event)
Kids 8 years and under will hunt for 36,000 eggs and enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny
A party in the Amusement Park with unlimited rides, open beer bars, tricks and treats! (21+ only)
Free music series, presented by The Helis Foundation, welcomes guests to enjoy live music in the breathtaking backdrop of the Garden
Nights of Frights - Scout Island Scream Park. For select days in October, Scout Island, a wooded area located in City Park North of I-610, will be transformed into a land of terror.
Adults-only egg hunt complete with open beer bars, food and rides