Happy 3rd of July
Celebrate America with Music and Fireworks
New Orleans (June 18, 2014)
WHAT: The annual Happy 3rd of July event promises to be a spectacular show. Join us for the party dressed in your red, white, and blue finery! Bring your chairs and blankets to enjoy patriotic music with The Marine Corps Rock Band & The Marine Corps Band on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn and fireworks from the Peristyle. Arrive early for patriotic give-a-ways and a great spot on the lawn.
The Marine Corps bands will play patriotic music including the 1812 Overture, America the Beautiful, and other favorites.
Concessions, snoballs, wine, and beer will be available for purchase, or you may bring your own picnic. Dogs are allowed on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn but must be on a leash at all times.
While at the event, connect with us on social media using the hashtags #USMCatCP and #CityParkCool.
WHERE: The Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn
Dreyfous Avenue and Anseman Street will be closed before, during, and immediately after this event.
HOURS: 5:30pm till 6:15pm: The Marine Corps Rock Band
7pm to 9pm: Marine Introductions and The Marine Corps Band of New Orleans
9pm: Fireworks from the Peristyle
COST: This is a free event.
About City Park:
City Park is distinguished by its large menu of sports and recreational activities, attractions for children, and its natural beauty. City Park has a special place in the hearts of generations of New Orleanians and is a must visit for visitors to the city. As a popular place to picnic, play a favorite sport, wander through its gardens or take a boat ride- the Park receives millions of visitors each year. It is located in the heart of the city and is the largest recreation area for the entire metropolitan area. Attractions include: City Putt, New Orleans Botanical Garden, Storyland fairytale playground, the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and numerous athletic venues. The 1,300 acres of parkland provide enjoyment for young children playing on our playgrounds and walkers, joggers, and bicyclists winding through the Park's streets and trails.