LOCATION: AUDUBON PARK  (6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70118) - On Magazine Street, near the Golf Clubhouse

To request a Shelter, Gazebo or Use Permit please fill out our inquiry form HERE. To speak to a department representative email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at (504) 212-5420.

For outdoor events like family reunions, corporate picnics, and kids birthday parties, New Orleans has many options. Audubon Shelter rentals are affordable and perfect for your next event.

Located on Magazine Street, near the Golf Clubhouse, and across the street from Audubon Zoo. Shelter and bandstand rental is $1,500/day for all general bookings or $2,000/day for all races/walkathons. Water and electricity are provided for cooking and small appliances. Spacewalks are allowed but users must provide a generator for power, and submit a certificate of insurance at least 10 days in advance of event. Newman Bandstand is the only location in Audubon Park where amplified music is permitted under certain decibel limits.Music with profanity will not be tolerated.

Rental Details:

  • Sq ft: 6,600
  • Outlets: 8
  • Capacity: 64 seated / 200 sheltered
  • Table: Four 6-foot rectangle tables and four 8-foot rectangle tables. Some tables include wheelchair access.
  • Restrooms: Men's and Women's

This shelter can only be reserved (1) one year in advance. Races/walkathons are suggested to reserve (12) months in advance for registration and solicitation of participants/sponsors. 

5K Race Map

Audubon Park Map