Family Friendly Weekend Events In New Orleans (April 20th-22nd)

Family Friendly Weekend Events In New Orleans

It’s the weekend! Like most weekends in New Orleans this one is full of events for families. Here’s a list of all the things you can do you this weekend with kids in New Orleans.  The best part? Almost everything on our list this weekend is FREE!

Apr
20
Fri
Mommy & Me Morning @ Chick Fil A Kenner
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Weekly yoga and movement classes for moms and little ones. Bring your yoga mat and start your day off right with some yoga and Chick-fil-A breakfast. One free breakfast will be given away at each class!

Baby Artsplay!™ @ New Orleans Jazz Museum
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby Artsplay!™ Presented by The Helis Foundation is the perfect opportunity for caregivers to integrate purposeful activities into their child’s playtime that support their cognitive, physical, and social development.

Baby Artsplay!™ guests may park on the grounds of the New Orleans Jazz Museum, via the entrance on 401 Barracks St.

NOLA Navy Week @ Woldenberg Park
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Board the Navy Ships and Tall Ships for tours and sailing during NOLA Navy Week. Plan your trip by checking out the tour schedule for each ship.

Arts & Crafts Featuring Bagel Boy at Earthweek @ Peace Quad on Loyola University’s Campus
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

It’s a flower pot make-n-take! While you’re decorating, Bagel Boy will be handing out his Earth Day bagels for you to enjoy. Plants to fill your pot will be available for purchase.

Will It Waffle? @ East New Orleans Regional Library
Apr 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Participate in a fun food experiment. Test different foods in our waffle makers and answer the question: will it waffle? For ages 11 – 17.

Kenner Italian Heritage Festival
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Festa Italiana honors the influence of Italian Heritage that has influenced New Orleans culture. Popular local bands will entertain while you play games, peruse the crafts, eat, drink and enjoy the family fun. $5 adult admission, all law enforcement as well as kids 12 & under are FREE.

Movies in the Park: Grease @ Joe Brown Park
Apr 20 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring your blankets,chairs and get ready to sing at this free screening at NORD. Arrive early for fitness fun with Fit NOLA.

Apr
21
Sat
NOLA Navy Week @ Woldenberg Park
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Board the Navy Ships and Tall Ships for tours and sailing during NOLA Navy Week. Plan your trip by checking out the tour schedule for each ship.

Youth Fit Fest @ Milne Playground
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Youth Fit Fest is focused on educating and encouraging youth to be active, stay fit, maintain good physical & mental health, and embrace healthy lifestyle choices. The event will host an array of interactive activities like field games, fitness challenges, dance performances, bounce houses, and more!

Saturday Morning Movies at Hubbell @ Cita Dennis Hubbell Library
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am

Family movies every Saturday. Refreshments are provided.

DIY Bird Houses @ East New Orleans Regional Library
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Celebrate Earth Day weekend by building and decorating colorful homes for our feathered friends. All supplies provided.

I am for the child Music Festival @ Lafreniere Park
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join CASA Jefferson, Inc. in supporting a very important cause. Enjoy this community gathering with fundraising, music, food and family fun!

Kehoe France Family Fun Day @ Kehoe France School
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Here We Are @ Barnes and Noble Metairie and Westbank
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Filled with gentle humor and insight, Oliver Jeffers’ New York Times bestselling Here We Are is a poignant celebration of life on Earth. Storytime, with activities to follow.

Kenner Italian Heritage Festival
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Festa Italiana honors the influence of Italian Heritage that has influenced New Orleans culture. Popular local bands will entertain while you play games, peruse the crafts, eat, drink and enjoy the family fun. $5 adult admission, all law enforcement as well as kids 12 & under are FREE.

Kid’s Matinee Movie with Free Popcorn @ Live Oak Library
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Drive-In Movie @ Timberlane Country Club
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm
Apr
22
Sun
NOLA Navy Week @ Woldenberg Park
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Board the Navy Ships and Tall Ships for tours and sailing during NOLA Navy Week. Plan your trip by checking out the tour schedule for each ship.

Deanie’s 8th Annual Pinch a Palooza @ Deanie’s Seafood in Bucktown
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

As if crawfish eating contests and 5,000 pounds of crawfish isn’t enough Deanie’s Pinch-A-Palooza will rock your soul as well.  Fun and Live Entertainment from Cowboy Mouth, The Top Cats and others should keep you satisfied all day long.

Family Day at the CAC @ Contemporary Arts Center
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

FREE day of hands-on workshops for artists and makers of all ages! Featuring activities by Electric Girls and local New Orleans artists, the CAC galleries and workshop spaces will be free and open to the public as part of The Helis Foundation Free Day for Louisiana Residents.

Kenner Italian Heritage Festival
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Festa Italiana honors the influence of Italian Heritage that has influenced New Orleans culture. Popular local bands will entertain while you play games, peruse the crafts, eat, drink and enjoy the family fun. $5 adult admission, all law enforcement as well as kids 12 & under are FREE.

Movies at the Library @ East New Orleans Regional Library
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy a family-friendly movie matinée.

April’s movie is Coco.

Watch the trailer here.

Snacks provided.

Music Under the Oaks @ Newman Bandstand at Audubon Park
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Bring your lawn chairs and for a special concert series to celebrate the Audubon Park Conservancy presented by Bellwether Technology and IBERIABANK. Food and drink will be available to purchase.  This week’s performance is by the New Orleans Concert Band.

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