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WVUE-TV: City Park to re-open some attractions this weekend as part of ‘Phase One'

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With guidance from appropriate governmental authorities, New Orleans City Park will begin the Phase I opening of some of its facilities on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Guests are asked to follow CDC, state, and city recommended social distance measures and to stay home if they are sick or have been exposed to Covid-19. Capacity at each attraction will be limited. Tickets will be sold online at to try and avoid cash transactions.

Bathrooms outside open attractions will remain closed.

Attractions and Facilities

Oscar J. Tolmas Visitor Center:

Open 7 days a week; 10am to 5pm; 5 Victory Avenue

New Orleans Botanical Garden: Open Wed. and Thurs. 10am to 8pm and Fri.- Sun. 10am to 4:30pm; Wednesday is free entry for LA residents courtesy of The Helis Foundation; purchase tickets on; limited admission View the segment on WVUE-TV’s website.


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