UPCOMING EVENTS:
  • Thursdays at Twilight - No Concert Tonight More Info // February 23
  • Marconi Closed due to parade More Info // February 24
  • Attraction Hours Today More Info // February 25
  • *This Saturday’s Class Canceled* Zumba Class More Info // February 25
  • Attractions Hours today More Info // February 27
  • Attractions Hours today More Info // February 28
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CITY PARK FACTS:

The land where City Park sits was once part of the Allard Plantation. J. McDonough acquired the plantation from Allard in 1845 and the land was given to New Orleans in 1850.

LATEST BLOG POST: How Often Do The Budweiser Clydesdale Horses Shave?

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Question: How Often Do The Budweiser Clydesdale Horses Shave?

Answer: Once a week!

The horses spend their downtime in New Orleans City Park during Carnival each year. Merlin, the horse pictured here, weighs in at 2000 lbs, and will walk in many of the parades during Mardi Gras.

First introduced in 1933, after the repeal of Prohibition, the Clydesdales have served as living symbols of not just Budweiser, but also the unconquerable American spirit. Famous worldwide for their appearances in parades, television broadcasts, and even Presidential inaugurations, they're now set to make their most important appearance yet - the one with you!

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