Dr. Robert Datzman Helped Maintain the City’s Beauty
/ January 30, 2016 0 COMMENTS

Dr. Robert Datzman served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a Flight Surgeon. He earned his Medical Degree in Radiology from Indiana University and Medical School. He co-founded Ft. Wayne Radiology and started the first hospice team at Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne, IN. His love affair with New Orleans prompted him…

Friends of City Park Get Grant
/ July 29, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Friends of City Park Awarded Grant to Increase Park Recycling Friends of City Park announced today that the Park has been selected as a recipient of a Healthy Communities Grant by Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the State’s premier anti-litter and community improvement organization. This year’s grant, in the amount of $5,750, will facilitate the expansion of…

Thursday Evening Concerts in City Park
/ June 28, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Check out the Thursday concerts in City Park below. *** Pavilion of the Two Sisters • New Orleans Botanical Garden • City Park Gates open at 5pm – Music begins at 6pm • $10 admission *** 2015 THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES MAY – AUGUST For additional information, call 504-483-9488 or visit City Park’s website…

Neighbor Helps Beautify the Area
/ June 19, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Many years ago, Faubourg St. John neighbor Rich Sacher saw the poor condition of the water lilies in City Park’s Botanical Garden pond then offered to take charge of them. After volunteering at City Park’s Botanical Garden pond for ten years, Rich knew he needed to start an aquatic nursery to meet the demand for…

Super Secret in City Park
/ April 24, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Music Box announces ‘Super Secret’ concert to accompany New Orleans Jazz Fest The makers of the Music Box Roving Village, that enchanting assembly of musical architecture in City Park, are planning a “Super Secret” April 24 concert to accompany the first day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015, which takes place just…

Friday Nights at NOMA
/ April 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS

FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: LECTURE WITH GREY GUNDAKER, POETRY SLAM, AND MORE 5-9 p.m. April 17, 2015 Tonight, Grey Gundaker gives a lecture in the Stern Auditorium: “Ancestors, Remembrance, and Moral Force: Flashes of Spirit in Burial and Residential Settings.” Enjoy live performances by N’Kafu Traditional African Dance Company, plus NOMA has free art activities,…

Spring Garden Show
/ April 12, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Check out the Spring Garden Show today at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park. The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales,…

Hogs for the Cause
/ March 27, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Hogs For The Cause provides families relief while their child is being treated for pediatric brain cancer. Hogs For The Cause currently operates as a premier funding source for pediatric brain cancer outreach services in the United States.

11 a.m. by City Park’s Big Lake
/ March 22, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Dog Day at City Park’s Big Lake Lawn, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm today March 22nd.  Louisiana SPCA’s Dog Day is Louisiana’s first walk-a-thon and festival celebrating our furry friends!  It provides the perfect festive setting to celebrate our canine companions and make them feel like royalty.  The day’s highlight is the Gatsby Strut, a…

Big Bass Rodeo
/ March 4, 2015 0 COMMENTS

To welcome springtime fishing, New Orleans City Park will host its Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival, the oldest freshwater rodeo in the country. This 68-year-old event attracting over 600 participants affords an opportunity for anglers of all ages and backgrounds to catch those elusive lunkers for bragging rights and trophies. Unlike high caliber bass fishing…

Lark in the Park
/ March 1, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Enjoy a fabulous gala to celebrate New Orleans City Park! Ten years ago, in March 2005, the Board of Commissioners of the City Park Improvement Association approved a master plan to return a world-class urban park to the citizens of Greater New Orleans before the city’s 300th anniversary in 2018. No one would expect the devastation…

Lady Bug Ready to Roll Feb 28th
/ February 7, 2015 0 COMMENTS

The new ride — a little higher and a little faster — was paid for with Federal Emergency Management Agency funds since Hurricane Katrina’s floodwaters damaged the old one. The new rollercoaster, which holds 20 people, will be ready to ride Saturday, February 28th at 11 a.m.. “Everything is going to be brand-spanking new,” said…

Twilight Concerts in City Park
/ December 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

“Thursdays at Twilight” Concert Series January through April 2015 Schedule of Concerts at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park   What:          Join music lovers at City Park to hear some of New Orleans’ favorite performers during the “Thursdays at Twilight” concert series. Bring your friends to enjoy this very popular series…

Celebration in the Oaks
/ December 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Buy Tickets Here  |  Get your tickets here! Click to Buy your tickets for the greatest holiday light show in the country! *You’re so smart to buy your tickets in advance online! You won’t have a line to wait in and you’ll be in the gates before your friends who didn’t buy online. **Don’t forget to…