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A permit is required to use public parks and rec centers for events in the City of New Orleans.
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, Washington Square, Mississippi River Heritage Park, Lafayette Square, Coliseum Square, Armstrong Park and other smaller parks. City Park and Audubon Park also have jurisdiction over parks within the City.
Lafayette Square Restriction
Lafayette Square is located in the Central Business District of New Orleans and is adjacent to many offices and businesses: therefore, amplified activity in Lafayette Square will be limited to Friday beginning at 4:00 pm through Sunday ending at 9:00 pm
Fees listed are base fees which will change depending on the specifics of the event
For weddings, usage fees are non-refundable even in the case of rain.
NORDC parks and rec center usage fees vary. Please contact them at: 504-658-3080 or email@example.com
Fee Summary Sheet
Note: Events require a walk-thru with Parkways personnel at least 30 days prior to the event.
A permit is required to rent the shelters in Brechtel Park for events in the City of New Orleans.
A permit is required to rent the shelters in Brechtel Park for events in the City of New Orleans. Depending on the details of your event, you may need other permits as outlined on the special events pages.
Current entrance fees to the Brechtel Park are applicable and do not allow for re-entry.
Usage fees are non-refundable.
In the event of rain, an event may be rescheduled up to one year from the originally scheduled event date.
Create a reservation for the space by:
Fill out booking form for requested park:
Payment of fees is required within 5 working days of requesting reservation.
For detailed information about each park including hours, location, events and amenities, please visit our NORDC parks website & our Parks and Parkways website.
Last updated: 10/7/2016 5:21:02 PM