Carousel Gardens Amusement Park - New Orleans City Park

Carousel Gardens Amusement Park


Carousel Gardens is currently closed for the season. We will reopen after Mardi Gras 2023. 

Featuring 18 rides guaranteed to put a smile on your face, and two cafes with food made fresh to serve, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park offers something for everyone. It is also home to one of the oldest carousels in the US, also known as the “Flying Horses”.

Season passholders get the best bang for their buck! Sign up for our digital-pass platform to be able to purchase, register and store your passes and daily tickets on your mobile device.

Daily Tickets

Includes unlimited rides and admission to Storyland. Highly recommend purchasing in advance! (based on date purchased; tickets are nontransferable)

Season Passes

Passholders enjoy unlimited access and rides to the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland for the duration of the season (March-November).

Friends of City Park members receive a 20% discount on admission + $10 off individual season passes.

miniature train City Park Carousel

The safety of our Park guests is a priority. An attendant will measure all guests before boarding an attraction.

Minimum 36″ (unless accompanied by a paid adult)
Construction Zone
Slime Buckets

Minimum 36″, Maximum 52″
Monkey Jump
Red Baron
Umbrella Cars

Minimum 42″ (or 36″ with a paid adult)
Wacky Shack
Fun Slide
Rockin’ Tug

Minimum 42″
Coney Tower
Carousel (under 42″ must ride with a paid adult)

Minimum 48″ (or 42″ with a paid adult)
Bumper Cars

Minimum 46″ (or 36″ with a paid adult)
Tilt-A-Whirl

Minimum 48″
Ferris Wheel (or 36″ with a paid adult)
Scrambler (or 36″ with a paid adult)
Train (under 48″ must ride with a paid adult)

Minimum 52″ (or 40″ with a paid adult)
Ladybug Roller Coaster

Minimum 52″ (or 48″ with a paid adult)
Musik Express

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Due to a special event at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), on Friday, December 2, the inbound entrance to Lelong Drive into City Park by the NOMA will be closed from 7AM to 7PM, in addition to surrounding streets, including Enrique Alferez Drive and Collins Diboll Circle.  For Celebration in the Oaks entrance impact, click here: Maps & Directions – Celebration in the Oaks.