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Illuminated 4-Wheel Surrey Cycles Light Up New Orleans City Park for the Celebration in the Oaks 2022 Bike Nights

For Immediate Release:
November 8, 2022

New Orleans, LA – Wheel Fun Rentals is excited to offer LED illuminated Surrey cycles along with their specialty cycles and two-wheel bike rentals for the annual Celebration in the Oaks Bike Nights at their Big Lake location in the heart of New Orleans City Park. Celebration in the Oaks is City Park’s largest fundraiser running from Thanksgiving through the New Year and boasts more than 1 million lights to create a winter wonderland in the Big Easy. Exclusive Bike Nights will be offered on Tuesdays November 29, December 6, and December 13 and event tickets are required.

Available bike rentals include cruiser bikes, tandems, kids bikes and Wheel Fun Rentals’ iconic specialty cycles, and their flagship 4-wheel LED illuminated Surrey cycles. Colorful LED lights are mounted onto the Surrey canopy and frame creating an electrifying twilight experience perfect for exploring the light displays in New Orleans City Park after dark. For more information on available rentals and pricing, visit Event tickets are also required for each bike rider, and they can be purchased directly at

“It’s hard to believe Celebration in Oaks could get even more exciting,” said John Fryhling, owner and operator of Wheel Fun Rentals, on the decision to include the illuminated Surrey rentals for the event. “We’re always looking for fun new ways for guests to enjoy the Park and our products; and, lighting up the bikes really makes for an entirely new adventure.”

Reservations for all bike rentals are available and strongly recommended for the Celebration in the Oaks Bike Nights. To reserve a bike rental for the event, guests can email Wheel Fun Rentals at or call (504) 300-1289. Walk-up bike rentals will be available ONLY if bikes are still available and will be first-come, first-served.

Wheel Fun Rentals has been in the recreation business for over 30 years and is the nation’s leader in outdoor recreation activities and operates an additional location in New Orleans City Park across from Carousel Gardens Amusement Park. Wheel Fun Rentals offers a large selection of bike and watercraft rentals including their iconic night-time LED illuminated Surreys and Swan Boats, available 7 days-a-week at their Big Lake location starting at sunset daily. Available rentals vary by location. For current hours of operation and more information about Wheel Fun Rentals in New Orleans City Park, visit

Media Contact: John Fryhling • (504)


About Wheel Fun Rentals
Founded in 1987, Wheel Fun Rentals started with four wheel Surrey cycles, evolved into specialty bike rentals and bike tours, and now offers recreational rentals of all kinds from more than 100 outlets in 16 states. Specializing in unique bikes and tours, Wheel Fun Rentals has been offering clean, healthy family fun and affordable outdoor entertainment to nearly 3 million customers annually from city and state parks, resorts, and retail outlets through corporate locations and franchised territories. For more information about Wheel Fun Rentals please visit or call 805-650-7770. Follow Wheel Fun Rentals: @WheelFunRentalsOfficial and @WheelFunBend on Facebook, @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Instagram, and @WheelFunRentals on Twitter.
About City Park Conservancy:
City Park Conservancy is the 501(c)3 that operates the day-to-day care of City Park, in partnership with the City Park Improvement Association, and oversees programming, fundraising, and membership management of the 1,300-acre Park. Celebration in the Oaks is City Park’s premier holiday fundraiser. This incredible light festival has enchanted Park visitors since the 1980s, and is vital to the Park’s day-to-day care. City Park’s annual budget is largely self-generated and derived through on-premises, weather dependent programming. Celebration in the Oaks plays a key role in funding the Park’s continued maintenance and beautification.For over 170 years, City Park has provided access to abundant natural and cultural resources to residents of the region and visitors from around the world. The Park’s 1,300 acres make it one of the largest urban parks in the United States. City Park is a popular place to fish on the bayou, picnic, experience safe outdoor play, or engage in athletic pursuits—as evidenced by more than 3.2 million unique visits each year. To learn more about the Park, visit