New Orleans City Park: Summertime Activities & Deals

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.

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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

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Stay Active With Free Weekly Zumba Classes

Stay active while melting away some calories…and stress. City Park offers free Zumba classes each Saturday through September 24 at the Peristyle. Classes start at 8 a.m. and last until 8:45 a.m. Photo courtesy: New Orleans City Park

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Take a Stroll Through the Botanical Garden

Sometimes a stroll to clear your head can do wonders. The park offers free admission to the Botanical Gardens each Wednesday for Louisiana residents with proof of ID. Photo courtesy: New Orleans City Park

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Grab the Family for a Round of Mini Golf

Grab the family for a game night out. Play around at City Putt, the park’s 36-hole mini golf complex. City Park offers $2 off a round of mini golf on Tuesdays through September. Photo courtesy: New Orleans City Park

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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

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