Preview Parties

Enjoy two opportunities to get a sneak peek of Celebration in the Oaks and deepen your support of the Park — the Exclusive Preview Night Experience and Jingle Bells & Beer.

Driving Tour Experience: 6pm‑10pm
(8:30pm Cut Off for Combo Experience)

Carousel Gardens Experience: 6pm‑11pm

Driving Tour Experience: 5pm‑11pm
(9:30pm Cut Off for Combo Experience)

Carousel Gardens Experience: 5pm‑12am

Closed December 24 and 31.

Exclusive Preview Night Experience

On Friday, November 19, 2021, City Park will be offering an exclusive preview night experience to our Celebration in the Oaks sponsors. First access to driving tour, train ride experience, holiday bites and cocktails and MORE awaits at this sneak-peek event.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor – A Merry Maker – you can get more information by clicking here.

For questions regarding becoming a Merry Maker, contact Tamsin Van Hoozer at or by calling 504-483-9396.


Jingle Bells & Beer

Bust out those ugly sweaters, everyone’s favorite holiday party is BACK! On Saturday, November 20, 2021, join us in Carousel Gardens for food, rides, entertainment and, of course, BEER!

Must be 21+ and show proof of COVID vaccination (or negative test within 72 hours of entry) to attend. Tickets are $40 general admission, $60 VIP. For full breakdown, and to purchase ticket, click here.

Questions? Please contact Julie LaCour, at

Add On Some Holiday Lagniappe!

Add some special additional holiday cheer to your tour with these special add-ons! Add-ons are available through the ticket-purchase process.

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