City Park Rides Open Once Again
The rides at Carousel Gardens in New Orleans City Park have now reopened. The Carousel Gardens Amusement Park includes rides, cafes, swings, slides and more which are fun for the whole family.
The most famous of the rides is the carousel which is now running on the weekend from 11am – 6pm and will return to weekday hours Memorial Day. The daily tickets can be purchased on a limited basis starting at $13 per admission and will include unlimited rides and entrance to Storyland. Season passes start at $85 and are good March to November, train tickets can be purchased starting at $5.50 with operation hours Wednesday to Friday 11am – 4:30pm.
“There’s a lot of history here, and our team is honored to be a part of that tradition. 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,” says Waymon Morris, director of recreational services.
The Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is home to eighteen rides and two cafes. The area is a great place for the whole family and offers a little something for everyone. The carousel is one of the oldest carousels in the country and is known as the Flying Horses. If you are a Friends of City Park member, you will get a 20% discount on admissions and $10 off individual season passes.