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Celebration In The Oaks

The Most Spectacular Holiday Lights Festival in the Country

City Park’s largest fundraiser, Celebration in the Oaks presented by Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, is the New Orleans holiday family tradition. This incredible light festival has enchanted Park visitors since the 1980s and is vital to the Park’s maintenance, care, and beautification year round. Make memories with your loved ones in City Park this holiday season.

Driving Tour Experience
City Park’s famous oaks will be swathed in over a million twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays will be scattered throughout the 2.25-mile driving tour of the Park. The driving tour experience is approximately 30 to 47 minutes.  

Carousel Gardens Experience
Experience an all access pass to the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, which features 18 rides guaranteed to put a smile on your face, and the festive outdoor bar in the Botanical Garden, where you can share a holiday delight under the twinkling lights with your loved ones.

Tickets for Bike Nights and the Carousel Gardens Experience Only will go on sale November 1. SIGN UP HERE to join our email list to receive up to date information.

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Sponsorship opportunities are available throughout the Park. Call (504) 259-1509 for details.