Earth Day

When: April 16, 2019

Where: New Orleans Botanical Garden

Hours: 4pm to 7pm

Parking: Street Parking

Admission: Admission by donation

Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden promises to be a great event! Celebrate the earth and learn how we can build a healthier relationship with our natural spaces. The event will have exhibitors, activities for children, live music, crafts, cooking demonstrations, and of course delicious food. The event will take place in the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

Dreyfous and Victory streets will be closed 4/16/19 (Earth Day and Swing in the Oaks).

This celebration promises:
-Guidance on leading a more environmentally responsible lifestyle.
Local businesses and non-profit organizations dedicated to environmental protection, improvement, and education.
-Activities and crafts for kids and adults
-Live acoustic music by The Necessary Gentlemen
-Cooking demonstrations using local, healthy ingredients
-Free meditation classes
-Food, wine, and beer available for purchase.
Food Trucks will serve food in compostable dishes. The public may bring their own refreshments. They are encouraged to bring food and drinks in reusable and/or recyclable containers to reduce landfill waste.

Photography policy

This event is April 16, 2019 from 4 pm to 7 pm

In the New Orleans Botanical Garden: enter the event through the front gate of the garden on Victory Avenue or at the back gate to the garden on Stadium Drive. Click here for a map of the Park. 

There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot across from the entrance to the New Orleans Botanical Garden. We encourage visitors to ride their bike. Victory and Dreyfous will be closed before and during the event.

Cost:  Free (donations are accepted)

For Further Information or if you'd like to be a vendor, reach out to Susan Capley, Education Director, at (504) 483-9473.

THE AFTER PARTY: Visit Earth Day then walk across Victory Drive to listen to the Louisiana Philharmonic in Swing in the Oaks on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn. This is another free event and there is no bad seat to listen to the live music.To learn more about Swing in the Oaks, please visit this link

Future dates: April 21, 2020 and April 20, 2021