New Orleans City Park offers 1,300 acres of outdoor fun, adventure and exploration. As one of the nation's oldest urban parks, the outdoor oasis features a mecca of activities for both young and old. We've mapped out a few activities and special deals the park says you can enjoy during the dog days of summer.
Get A Weekly Dose of Good Music
Take a time out, and vibe to the sounds of good music.”Thursdays at Twilight Garden Concert Series” features a new lineup of local talent each week at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in the Botanical Garden. The weekly series showcases musicians across several music styles. Admission is $10 per person. The park also offers season passes for the series. Photo courtesy: New Orleans City Park
Ride Around Inside Carousel Gardens Amusement Park
City Park’s amusement park features 16 rides, including their historic antique wooden carousel. The park offers free admission with the purchase of an unlimited ride band each Wednesday through September. Check the website for summer hours. Photo courtesy: New Orleans City Park