Celebration in the Oaks - New Orleans City Park
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Celebration in the Oaks


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The Park’s premier holiday fundraiser, Celebration in the Oaks garners over 135,000 visitors, celebrating what has become the New Orleans 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.

WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY/SUNDAY HOURS
Driving Tour: 6pm-10pm
(8:30pm Cut Off for Combo Experience)
Walking Tour: 6pm-11pm


FRIDAY/SATURDAY HOURS
Driving Tour: 5pm-11pm
(9:30pm Cut Off for Combo Experience)
Walking Tour: 5pm-12am


Closed Mondays and Tuesdays (until 12/19)*
Closed 12/24 and 12/31

*Exclusive Bike Nights for Driving Tour only on 11/29, 12/6, 12/13

For Celebration in the Oaks Sponsorship questions or information, please call (504) 483-9396 or email Tamsin Van Hoozer at tvanhoozer@nocp.org.

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Due to a special event at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), on Friday, December 2, the inbound entrance to Lelong Drive into City Park by the NOMA will be closed from 7AM to 7PM, in addition to surrounding streets, including Enrique Alferez Drive and Collins Diboll Circle.  For Celebration in the Oaks entrance impact, click here: Maps & Directions – Celebration in the Oaks.