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Martini Madness: Party for the Park presented by Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Shakin’ Up Again on September 10, 2021

Friends of City Park’s fan-favorite event, Martini Madness, is just around the corner! After a brief hiatus, we are bringing the event back with a twist. Martini Madness: Party for the Park, will take place on Friday, September 10, 2021, at the Arbor Room at Popp Fountain. To bring this fun and engaging fundraising event back and continue to make improvements to our beloved City Park, we need YOU! Friends of City Park invites you to play an integral role in this event by joining us for Martini Madness: Party for the Park presented by Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust.

This year’s Martini Madness will evolve into an elevated and mission-based cocktail party noting the tagline, Party for the Park. This always-entertaining fundraiser will feature stylized stations highlighting thematic cocktails tied to New Orleans City Park. This elevated experience will be an impactful fundraiser that celebrates City Park, educates our community, and is a ton of FUN!

Event Highlights Include:

  • VIP Party and Sponsor Lounge 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • General Admission 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Specialty Cocktail Tasting
  • Cuisine from New Orleans Top Restaurants
  • Entertainment by The Essentials
  • Raffle Packages
  • Engaging, Interactive Experiences, and more!


Honorary Chair

  • David Bernard

Event Chairs

  • Mindy Nunez Airhart
  • Damon Carraby

New Orleans City Park receives few state and local resources and must raise most of its operating funds.  Proceeds raised through Martini Madness: Party for the Park will benefit the ongoing efforts to maintain and preserve the Park for our community and support City Park’s beautification efforts. We have a lot of work ahead of us, but with your help, we know we can reach our goal!

The 2021 sponsorship levels provide a great opportunity for you to make a lasting contribution to New Orleans City Park. Sponsors and their guests will enjoy early admission to a “VIP Hour” at 7:00 PM with a reserved lounge area into the evening.

Please review the sponsorship levels and let us know how you would like to partner in this marvelous event.  As a participating sponsor you will receive the following marketing opportunities, in addition to the benefits offered at each level:

  • Company name noted in promotional e-blasts (22,306 individuals)
  • Company name noted on all social media outlets (21,098 combined individuals)
  • Company name noted on Friends of City Park event website page
  • Event Signage

To participate, please fill out the Sponsorship Form and mail to the address on the sponsorship form, or e-mail your confirmation to Andrea Lockwood at by the print submission deadline of August 20, 2021.

Reserve your place today to be a part of Friends’ most bold and festive event, along with contributing to City Park’s continued preservation. Your generosity will make a difference!

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12 Seasons Catering
Bonfire Events & Catering
Karibu Kitchen
Peacock Room Hotel Fontenot
Pigéon​ Catering and Events
New Orleans City Park Catering
Republic National Distributing Company
Sazerac House

2021 Sponsors

Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust


Republic National Distributing Company

High Ball!


New Orleans Magazine


Bryan Subaru

The Henderson Hutter Group

Where Y’at


Bourgeois Bennett, LLC

Budget Iron Works, Inc

Dr. Warren R Bourgeois III and Dr. Usha Ramadhyani

Jill Celie-Brenay, RE/MAX 100

Shannon Brice

Damon Carraby

Hahn Enterprises, Inc.

The Insurance Center of New Orleans

Louisiana Lottery Corporation

Loyola University

Southern Services & Equipment, Inc.



Boogie Booth

Distressed | Rentals & Revival


IRIS floral + event design studio


Raffle Donors

The American Cancer Society

Friend & Company

Kimpton Hotel Fontenot

Joseph and Andrea Lockwood


National WWII Museum

Premier Bowfishing Charters

2021 Committee Members

Doug Adams
Mindy Airhart
Caitlin Baker
Kenn Barnes
Ben Billings
Jeffrey Birdsong
Damon Carraby
Julie Comarda
Rachel Comeaux
Barrett Conrad
Betsy Countryman
Michelle Coursealt
Riley Donahue
Klassi Duncan
Leslie George
Amy Goodson
Valerie Huntley
Annie Juttner
Brooke Laizer
Valerie Lamb
Amy Landry
Heather Massel
Erin McCormack
Meaghan McCormack
Katie McNulty
Leanne Mistretta
Kristin Petry
Lauren Pigeon
Christian Hebert Pryor
Alisha Reed
Margy Rivera
Sally Lindsey
Kasie Sheridan
Kea Sherman
Deborah Stagni
Ron Stone
Olivia Szczerba
Leigh Thorpe
Yvette Vengas
Brittany Whitsell

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