Birthday Parties

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We offer various flexible time slots for parties. After reading the below information, we invite you to give us a call or send an email: (504) 483-9458 or tcuellar@nocp.org. And don't forget: birthday parties here are great for kids as well as the kids-at-heart!

Carousel Gardens & Storyland

Carousel Gardens is the perfect place for your child’s next birthday party. We offer fun and affordable parties for children of all ages. You can choose between private access to a single or multiple rides in the park, and have the choice of booking a private party house, indoor or outdoor locations inside Storyland, and/or two beautiful outdoor gazebos.

Parties in Carousel Gardens or Storyland include:
• Food beverages and fun for 25-50 guests
• 2-hour party time
• Two (2) 6-ft. picnic tables
• Choice of pizza (2 slices per guest), PB&J sandwiches (2 per guest), or chicken tenders that serve 25 people.
• Paper products (plates, cups, napkins, utensils, tablecloths)
• Unlimited water and assorted juices
• Birthday party t-shirt ($10 per shirt; mention size when booking the party)
• No outside food or drink allowed except birthday cake and one fruit, vegetable or sandwich tray.
• Payments must be made in full to secure a date. We accept all major credit cards. Credit card payments accepted over the phone.
• All reservations are final.
• No refunds given for inclement weather unless the amusement park or Storyland is forced to close due to the weather. In case of closing, you will be given the option to reschedule or receive a refund.
Items available for an additional fee:
• Additional pizza, tray of chicken tenders, or PB&J sandwiches
• Coffee service
• Muffin tray
• Ice cream cups
• 6 packs of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite

-If you choose an indoor party location, a fountain drink machine is included in party fee. The fountain drink machine dispenses unlimited Fruit Punch and Lemonade drinks.

Carousel Gardens Amusement Park Birthday Party Locations:
All houses in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park are indoor and climate controlled party rooms.

Please click here to view party rooms/house in Carousel Gardens.

Please click here to view rides in Caorusel Gardens (available for single ride parties).

Please click here to view party areas in Storyland. 

City Putt
Book City Park’s newest attraction for a birthday party! City Putt is New Orleans' one and only mini golf complex. Two private rooms are available for rent, and parties include one 18-hole round of mini golf for up to 25 players.

Parties at City Putt include:
• 25 guests
• 2 hours in one party room
• Clubs and balls for up to 25 guests and one 18-hole round of golf on one course
• Two (2) 6-ft. tables
• Choice of pizza (2 slices per guest), PBJ sandwiches (2 per guest), chicken tenders for 25 guests
• Food for additional guests available upon request; speak to a sales team member when you book the party.
• Paper products (plates, cups, napkins, utensils, tablecloths)
• Unlimited water and assorted juices
• Birthday party t-shirt ($10 per shirt; mention size when booking the party)
• No outside food or drink allowed except birthday cake and one fruit, vegetable or sandwich tray
• Payments must be made in full to secure a date. We accept all major credit cards. Credit card payments accepted over the phone.
All reservations are final. No refunds given for inclement weather unless City Putt is forced to close due to the weather. In case of closing, you will be given the option to reschedule or receive a refund.
Please note: there is no food allowed on the City Putt courses. All food must remain in the party room.

Items available for an additional fee:
• Option to play both mini golf courses (36 holes total)
• Additional pizza, tray of chicken tenders, or PBJ sandwiches
• Exclusive use of one course prior to opening to the public (9 a.m. - 11 a.m.)
• Additional guests/players
• Coffee service
• Muffin tray
• Ice cream cups
• 6 packs of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite

Please click here to view City Putt party rooms and course photos. 

Historic New Orleans Train Garden
Celebrate your child’s next birthday surrounded by 1,300 feet of trains and streetcars at the Historic New Orleans Train Garden. Every birthday party adventure includes access to the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park train ride and friendly staff who are on hand to ensure everything stays on track!

After entering through Storyland our birthday attendants will direct you to your outdoor covered birthday shelter in the botanical gardens. From there Train experts will be on site to tell you about the G-scale trains and streetcars in the Historical Train Garden.

Parties at the Train Garden include:
• Food, beverages and fun for up to 25 guests
• 90-minute party time
• 25 train ride tickets
• Two (2) 6-ft. picnic tables
• Choice of pizza (2 slices per guest), PB&J sandwiches (2 per guest), or chicken tenders that serves 25 guests.
• Paper products (plates, cups, napkins, utensils, tablecloths)
• Train conductor hat for the birthday child
• Unlimited water and lemonade refills
• No outside food or drink allowed except birthday cake and one fruit, vegetable or sandwich tray
• Payments must be made in full to secure a date. We accept all major credit cards. Credit card payments accepted over the phone.
• All reservations are final.
No refunds given for inclement weather unless the train garden is forced to close due to the weather. In case of closing, you will be given the option to reschedule or receive a refund.
Items available for an additional fee:
• Train tickets for additional guests
• Additional pizza, tray of chicken tenders, or PBJ sandwiches
• Coffee service
• Muffin tray
• Ice cream cups
• 6 packs of Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite

Guidelines for Birthday Parties and FAQs

-We believe in safety first. In case of inclement weather some rides may be unable to operate. 

-In the event of a partial or complete closing you will be called in advance and given the option to reschedule. 

-Q) I know the park takes care of the catering for the party, but what can I bring? A) Food and drink options are provided by the park with each party package. You are welcome to bring a birthday cake and a food tray (fruit, vegetable, or sandwich). 

-Q) Will I need to stand by the entrance of the park to greet my guests? A) You can remain at your party location without any worries. We have attendants at every entrance who are given a daily list of parties. They will direct your guests to your party location. 

-Q) How do the unlimited ride bands work? A) The unlimited ride bands bought for a birthday party are good for any child or adult party guest over 36 inches (the height at which kids can begin to enjoy some of the rides alone). The ride band must be securely attached to the wrist. These bands are good for the full day. After the party is over you are welcome to continue enjoying the rides until we close for the day.

-Q) Do Storyland and Carousel Gardens Amusement Park connect to one another? A) Yes, there is an opening near the Fun Slide in Carousel Gardens that leads into Storyland. Admission to either location grants acess to both.

-Q) What if I need extra tables or chairs? A) You are welcome to bring extra tables and chairs for your party as long as they are picked up within 30 minutes of the close of the party.

-Q) Can I come early to decorate? A) Yes, you can come a half hour before your party to setup and decorate and stay a half hour after the party to clean up.

-Q) If my party's at City Putt, can we play both courses? A) Yes, you can play both courses for an extra fee.

-Q) What happens if my party's at City Putt and I have more than 25 people come who want to play mini golf? A) Anyone over the 25 person total can be added for a fee per person regardless of age (this does not include food).

Recommended Venues:

Storyland

City Putt

Parkview Terrace

Peristyle

Reunion Shelter

Shelter #1

Carousel Gardens

Botanical Garden

Garden Study Center and Lath House

TWEETS FROM THE PARK:

CITY PARK FACTS:

City Park has an outdoor classroom with built-in benches. It's near the Big Lake boathouse and is first come first served (no reservations taken). It's a great place to bring your group!