A month-long exploration of water in our region. 

Explore Greater New Orleans multifaceted relationship with water throughout the month of November. Learn more about how our local governments are operationalizing the principles of resilience.

Use the links below to learn more about WATERFRONT events. Many events are free, but some require registration or a fee.


1  2017 Lecture Series at the Lighthouse, 6pm-7:30pm
New Canal Lighthouse, 8001 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA

2-3  Community Water Workshop in St. Bernard hosted by Water Works
Docville Farm, 5124 E Saint Bernard Hwy, Violet, Louisiana 70092

2, 3, 4, 30  Ten Thousand Trees for Louisiana, 9am-4pm
Lake Maurepas

3-5  Public Lab Barnraising at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, 8124 Highway 56, Chauvin, 70344
(Registration Required)

4  Mid-City Tree Planting with SOUL, 10am-1pm
Parkway Bakery & Tavern, 538 Hagan Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA

4  Forest Fest with Woodlands Conservancy, 9am-2pm
Woodlands Trail, 449 F. Edward Herbert Blvd., Belle Chasse
Tickets: $10 Adults $5 Children, Children 5 and under are free

4  Let’s Talk Trash with CompostNOW, 10:30am-4pm – Free, RSVP on Facebook
Mid-City Branch Library 4140 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70119, USA

7  Urban Water Series 2017 Technical Master Class, 8:30am-2:30pm – $50 includes breakfast, lunch, and parking
Built Right: Constructing Green Infrastructure for Maximum Performance
Center for Philanthrophy, 919 St. Charles Avenue

11  Plant 4 Peace NOLA Volunteer Tree Planting, 9am
1806 Gallier, Bunny Friend Community Garden

11  FORESTival at A Studio in the Woods, 11am – 5pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Road, NOLA 70131

15  The Green Project’s Grand Reopening at the Green Project, 9am-5:30pm
2831 Marais St New Orleans, LA 70117

15  America Recycles Day Green Drinks, 5:30pm-7:30pm
presented by Life City and the Green Project

18  Michel Varisco’s “Turning (prayer wheels for the Mississippi River)”
art installation unveiling on the Lafitte Greenway, 2:30pm
at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Parkway and Lafitte Avenue
Download the Press Release for this event

18  General Election, 7 am – 8 pm

18  Broadmoor Tree Planting with SOUL, 10am-1pm
meet at 9:30 am at the Broadmoor Arts & Wellness Center 3900 General Taylor
sign up to volunteer here!

18  Bye Bye Hurricane Season Celebration sponsored by Evacuteer, 1-5pm
2803 Saint Philip Street, NOLA 70119

18  Cook-Off for the Coast, 11am-4pm
Family Friendly Wild Hog Cook-Off and Tailgate Party for the Coast
Docville Farm, 5124 East St Bernard Highway Violet, Louisiana 70092

18 2nd Annual Water Cycle Bike Tour with Groundwork New Orleans, 1-3pm
Start and Finish at 1200 Mirabeau Ave, Future site of Mirabeau Water Garden
$10 to participate, check-in&registration: 12-12:45pm
water bottle refill stations and snacks provided

To request more information about an event, use the form below.

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Thanks to our WATERFRONT partners:

Life City, SOUL, Evacuteer, Public Lab, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, Woodlands Conservancy, CompostNOW, Global Green USA, Groundwork New Orleans, Nola Tree Project, Water Works, Propeller.