Carousel Gardens Amusement Park reopens for spring season at New Orleans City Park

NEW ORLEANS (NOLA WEEKEND) - The familiar sights of swings, slides and smiling children will soon return to New Orleans City Park. Carousel Gardens, the beloved amusement park, is set to reopen for the spring season, officials announced.

Carousel Gardens Amusement Park will resume weekend operations starting on March 4.

Guests will be able to enjoy the local landmark, including one of the oldest carousels in the country – also known as “The Flying Horses” – on weekends from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“There’s a lot of history here, and our team is honored to be a part of that tradition,” Waymon Morris, director of recreational services, said in a release. “Every day we come to work and ask how we can make it a great experience for guests. We get to help make the memories, and we enjoy that opportunity.”

The park is also known for popular rides like the iconic Ladybug roller coaster and the Ferris wheel.

Additionally, the Park will offer Daily Train Rides beginning March 8. Available Wednesday to Friday, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, City Park Train rides are $5.50 per passenger and free for season passholders.

Daily tickets, including unlimited rides and admission to Storyland, are also available on a limited basis.

For more information on ticket pricing and season passes for Carousel Gardens, visit the website.

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