- Crescent City Classic More Info // April 19
- Late openings today for the Botanical Garden, Storyland, Carousel Gardens, & City Putt More Info // April 19
- Grow Dat Farm Stand More Info // April 19
- Easter at City Putt More Info // April 20
- April CPIA Board Meeting More Info // April 22
- Living Green in New Orleans: Earth Day 2014 More Info // April 22
TWEETS FROM THE PARK:
- Crescent City Classic runners are crossing the finish line in City Park! pic.twitter.com/u98gc2iIVL
- good question for @NOMA1910 :) “@jimaniarocks: @NOLACityPark Can we bring chairs for Singing in the Rain tonight? #cantwait”
- Fun! “@MindyMoo: Making memories at @NOLACityPark pic.twitter.com/dYRHBhm2At”
“We LOVED this Park. The Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn made us take off our shoes upon laying eyes on it!”- Marvin G.
“Man, @NOLACityPark is one of the best things about this city.”- Rab G.
“City Park its really, really, really beautiful.”- Nina G.
“Such a beautiful, magical park!”- Josh A.
“When you go to City Park, you enter another world!”- Linda Marie J.
“Worth seeing! We drove to the park & there was plenty of parking & it was easy to find. Loved the sculpture garden!”- Linda B.
“My #1 reason for wanting to move to the city!”- Nicholas C.
“I take my 93 year old father to Morning Call whenever possible. I listen to him reminisce about his early memories of City Park.”- Linda J.
“I remember having my picture taken at the Peristyle for my dance review back in 1964. The Peristyle is still so beautiful!”- Bunny W.
“Had fun at the park yesterday...my family and I rented the paddle boats and had a blast!!! ”- Kristi S.
“I played mini golf with my husband there 41 years ago. ”- Peg K.
“Climbing the trees at City Park is an important rite of passage for any true NOLA kid. ”- Melissa R.
“If I was 40 years younger I would climb these large trees!”- Renee E.
“We had great time yesterday at the Park! We will definitely be back soon! ”- Nadra J.
“Great for riding bikes through. We even saw Surrey bikes that you can rent at the Park!”- Lars H.
“Can't wait for the day that I can take my grandchild to the place that my parents use to take me...great memories! ”- Jennie O.
“The lighting on the Peristyle and Bandstand look great! Thank you City Park for being beautiful! ”- Julie S.
“I found the Park extremely beautiful and peaceful. I would not have imagined such a beautiful green space existed so close to the city. ”- Hugo E.
“My family and I have been riding our bikes on the track around the Festival Grounds. We love it, and it’s clear everyone else does too. It’s a big asset for the city. ”- Truman B.
“Everyone I know calls the horses on the Carousel the Flying Horses! ”- Ralph M.
“I just finished my jog at the beautiful City Park. It’s a great place to exercise. ”- James B.
“A beautifully landscaped, tranquil haven away from the razzle dazzle of the French Quarter. ”- Sue B.
“The free and open space - there’s nothing like being at City Park on a nice day. ”- Ase W.
“Every route is scenic. Trails and paved roads snake like the Mississippi River around bayous, lakes, ponds, sculptures, fountains, Venetian gondolas, and 600-year-old oaks. There's a 3/4 mile boardwalk around Big Lake, nature trails, and paved areas for running! ”- G. Hill
“City Park is my gym, my place to grab a snack, my zen place.”- Elodie C.
“This Park is vast & beautiful - old oaks, a museum, gardens, art - a park you can bring the kids to for rides and to feed the ducks & swans. ”- Molly W.
“We are from Florida but love NOLA! And City Park is one of the crown jewels! We go there each time we visit! Love it, this is the model all city parks should strive to emulate. City Park is for all the citizens of New Orleans. ”- Shannon D.
“I had my reception at City Park in September of 2003 and people STILL talk about the food. It was beyond my wildest dreams! ”- Veronica P.
“I so love MY PARK, even at 53 years old, it is a treasure that brings back my earliest memories - and great ones at that!”- Allison J.
“My husband and I love the cedar swings at the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn. It's our date place to get away from the kids. ”- Elodie C.
“I just discovered the walking paths in Couturie Forest off of Harrison. They are awesome! ”- Bern S.
“Thank you, City Park, for the gift of the exercise equipment and the walking/running/biking trail at the Festival Grounds. It is a great venue to work out in and to enjoy the Park”- Kathy S.
“Beautiful! A nice place to get away from city traffic. The Spanish moss large draped oaks are gorgeous for picture taking.”- Adam T.
“City Park is amazingly beautiful and provides a wealth of resources in our great city.”- Gina M.
“I have wonderful memories biking through CP & Couturie Forest w/ my children.”- Karen C.
“New Orleans is a destination of sights, of tastes, and of sounds. Here, the sounds of the city can fill you with life. But in City Park, an oasis for natives and transplants like myself, the sounds of the Big Easy can make you feel safe. Calm. And at-home.”- Garland H.
“The Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn, across from the Peristyle, is a fantastic addition to the Park. ”- Daniel T.
“This is my little piece of heaven. ”- Debby G.
“Can't wait to go back.”- Lisa S.
“My daughter's 5th birthday party was here, it was great. ”- Victoria T.
“We rented a Single Surrey, and did a full tour, that took us next to the Botanical Garden, Amusement Park, City Putt and Morning Call. Cafe. What a great time!”- Amy C.
CITY PARK FACTS:
You can see the Superdome from the top of the Ferris wheel in Carousel Gardens.