Arts, Culture, & Events

In partnership with NORD, Friends of Lafitte Greenway hosts diverse and dynamic community programs that activate the Greenway, celebrate New Orleans’ unique culture, and bring people together. Join us on the Greenway for free community events including…

 

Programs

   

   

Greenway Fest

The Greenway's Premier Annual Arts & Music Festival. Find out more!

  

  

  

 

 

  

Halloween Spooktacular

We host our annual Halloween Spooktacular annually for families on October 31st. It is a night of costumes, activities, and most importantly, candy along our trail.

  

  

 

  

 

Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter happens during a wonderful time of the year in New Orleans and on the Greenway. It is a great time to celebrate with family and friends on the outdoors

  

 

 

 

Movies in the Park

We host Movies in the Park twice a year to have the community join us for a night of entertainment. Along with a family friendly movie screening, expect activities for all ages and snacks before the show.

  

  

  


Find upcoming events here

 

 

Art installations

  

 

Turning (Prayer Wheels for the Mississippi River)

Artist: Michael Varisco

Photo Credit: Anna Latoff

Interactive sculpture that explores the influence of the Mississippi in shaping the lived human experience. The first public sculpture to be dedicated to the Greenway. Turning was commissioned by the Arts Council of New Orleans, the City, and featured in Prospect.4 Biennial. 

Find me @ Jefferson Davis Parkway roundabout.

 

  

Lafitte, Treme: Between the City and Me

Artists: Keith Duncan & Young Artists Movement (YAM)

Photo Credit: Anna Latoff

A 5-wall mural on the outside of Lemann pool. This piece was driven by a series of community led dialogues about racial reconciliation. The mural was a collaborative piece with Duncan. YAM, Welcome Table New Orleans Mid-City Circle, Prospect New Orleans, and the Arts Council of New Orleans. 

Find me @ N Prieur Street, riverside

 

  

 

Tree of Life 

Artist: Rick Sinnett

This colorful and energetic piece was inspired by the Susie Tree that survived the Oklahoma City Bombing of 1995. The mural was an interactive component of the Walk / Bike / Places Conference that was held in New Orleans in 2018 and was made possible by Sinnett, Massey's Outfitters, and the Project for Public Spaces. 

Find me on the Massey's Outfitters wall @ N. Carrollton Avenue, lakeside

 

B-Mike Paul Pogba 

Artist: Brandan 'B-Mike' Odums 

The mural features soccer superstar, Paul Pogba, of Manchester United and the French National Team. In honor of the World Cup, B-Mike's mural is one of 3 'Larger Than Life' murals nationwide featuring 3 soccer superstars.

Find me @ 2500 St. Louis Street

  

 

B-Mike Mural

Artist: Brandan 'B-Mike' Odums

This mural showcases the history of the building, New Orleans' Coliseum Arena.

Find me across the baseball field and basketball court on the aluminum building on St. Louis Street

 

Find a map of the Greenway here and visit all the art it has to offer!

 

 

Friends is working to bring more art to the Greenway! In addition to these installations we have temporary exhibits. See our Ephemera temporary exhibit here.

Want to get involved? Email Nellie Catzen to learn more about our Arts Advisory Committee.