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Celebration In The Oaks 2018

Celebration In The OaksThe 2018 season is Celebration in the Oaks’ 32nd anniversary! Celebration in the Oaks in City Park is one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country, with more than 165,000 visitors pouring into the Park to see the magical winter spectacle. City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays are scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park, including the Botanical Garden, Storyland, and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.

For more information and tickets visit: http://neworleanscitypark.com/celebration-in-the-oaks

What You Need To Know

Open Nov. 23, 24, 25
Closed Nov. 26, 27, 28, 29
Open Nov. 30 through Jan 1, 2019
Closed Christmas Eve
Open Christmas Night
Closed New Year’s Eve

Open hours:
Friday and Saturday 5pm to 11pm
Sunday through Thursday 6pm to 10pm
Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.

Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.

About The Rides

Train tickets sales on-site will stop one hour before closing. At one hour before closing, you will not be able to get in the train line (only before that time). This may also happen with other amusement rides. Individual train tickets may be used in place of any single ride tickets for any other ride in Carousel Gardens.


-Train Ride: $5/person

-Amusement Park Rides: $4/single ride ticket (excludes train)

-$18/unlimited ride band (includes train, must be purchased at the event)

Your tickets are good for any night of the event that we are open in the current season. There is no refund due to rain, power outages, and other unforeseen conditions.

Event address: 5 Victory Avenue, New Orleans 70124