family equality day new orleansPack a picnic basket and join Longue Vue House and Gardens for its annual Family Equality Day celebrating the LGBT parenting and family community in New Orleans on June 11, 2017 from 10am-1pm.

On site, guests can explore the eight acres of stunning gardens. Kids can jump in a bounce house, create a craft or hunt for insects in the Lucy C. Roussel Discovery Garden for children. Adults can mingle with other parents, learn about educational offerings at Longue Vue, and speak with representatives from organizations providing resources to the LGBT community. Afterwards, cool down with complimentary snowballs!

Free and open to the public. Click here for more details.

This event is in partnership with New Orleans Pride, Forum for Equality, Higher Power NOLA, and Corporate Lighting & Audio, PFLAG, LGBT Community Center, Entergy, Walgreens, GE, New Orleans Advocates for LGBT Elders, and Crescent Cave.
Featuring: Pilates Loft, Pigeon Caterers, Varsity Sports, New Orleans Gay Mens Chorus, Art exhibition of George Dureau’s work (family friendly)

Events of the Day

10:00 am: Introduction

10:15 – 11:00am: Varsity Sports Hosted Field Day on the East Lawn

11:00 – 12:00pm: Free Time! (Face-painting, bounce house, games, vendors, visit art exhibit, & snoball stand)

11:30 – 12:00pm: Family Yoga with The Yoga & Pilates Loft

12:00 – 12:30pm: New Orleans Gay Men’s Chorus Performance

12:30 – 1:00pm: 2017 Pride Awards