UPCOMING EVENTS:
  • Carousel Gardens Spring Opening More Info // March 09 // Buy Ticket
  • Stretch Ya Brass: Sunset Yoga, (by Make Your Move Foundation) More Info // May 22
  • Thursdays at Twilight - New Orleans Mystics - SOLD OUT More Info // May 23
  • Free Zumba Class More Info // May 25
  • Rubber Duck Race More Info // May 25
  • Bounce Ya Brass (by Make Your Move Foundation) More Info // May 25
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The antique wooden carousel in Carousel Gardens was created by famed carvers Looff and Carmel and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A post-Katrina renovation garnered national attention and praise from the National Historic Preservation Society.

LATEST BLOG POST: New Orleans City Park Named Among Best Things to Do with the Kids in New Orleans

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This month USA Today 10 Best named New Orleans City Park among the ‘Ten Best Things to Do with the Kids in New Orleans’. With its many attractions, events, and open green spaces, City Park’s 1300 acres is a dream destination for anyone year-round.

The website singled out: the New Orleans Botanical Garden, the New Orleans Museum of Art, Storyland, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and pointed out the 1300 acres for New Orleans Botanical Garden, the New Orleans Museum of Art, Storyland, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and pointed out the 1300 acres for picnicking, boating, and biking.

New Orleans City Park is in great company with other attractions such as the Louisiana Children’s Museum, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and rides on the streetcars. To visit the post and see the other winners, please visit this link.

“We love being able to bring the people of New Orleans and tourists a place to gather with their families. City Park is the unofficial ‘official Park of families’ and we strive daily to offer activities across the gamut to have something for everyone to enjoy,” said Bob Becker, CEO for New Orleans City Park.

In its 169th year, City Park continues to push forward with thoughtful progress. This month a 6 acre expansion of the New Orleans Museum of Art Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden was opened. In September, the Louisiana Children’s Museum will open its doors to the children of the nation. Storyland, a true gem of City Park, will get a full renovation this year, restoring it to its full splendor as new generations of New Orleanians play on its fairy-tale sculptures. A new ‘swing-ride’ will join the other 17 amusement rides in Carousel Gardens Amusement Park this fall. Café du Monde beignet restaurant will open its doors this summer providing both locals and tourists alike a sugar experience that’s a true part of the New Orleans experience.

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