Book An Event
A permit is required to use public parks for events in the City of New Orleans. The Department of Parks and Parkways is responsible for the following parks: Jackson Square, Brechtel, Joe Brown, Washington Square, Mississippi River Heritage Park, Lafayette Square, Coliseum Square, Armstrong Park and other smaller parks. Click here to see a map to help you determine who has the jurisdiction over other parks in the City of New Orleans.
Full information on hosting events in public parks, including a schedule of fees (by park), rules and regulations, and potential additional permits needed can be found on the Parks & Shelters Permits page.
Events in Jackson Square
Citizens wishing to book a park space should call the department (504) 658-3200 or email ParksandParkways@nola.gov to ask if the date is available.
Once confirmation of date availability is confirmed, requestors can file a booking request form by fax (504) 658-3227 or by email.