Shelter located on St. Charles Ave and Exposition Blvd. in Audubon Park in New Orleans.


LOCATION: AUDUBON PARK  (6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70118) - On St. Charles Ave. near Exposition Blvd.

Due to unforeseen impacts of COVID-19, please note the following:


For inquiries concerning future events held in the Tea Room, Cajun Ballroom, Zoo Picnic Pavilion, and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 504-233-7241.


Permits to gather in Audubon Park or on the Riverview are being sold now for gatherings (within City guidelines). Outdoor gatherings have been limited to 250 guests. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or leave a voicemail at 504-224-8987.

Currently, Shelters are not being rented. Runs, Walks, and Races are not being permitted at this time. Thank you for your patience and understanding..

Come celebrate a true New Orleans birthday party in the beautiful and historic Audubon Park. An Audubon Shelter rental offers many conveniences and will make your event one to remember.

Located on St Charles Avenue, near Exposition Blvd, directly across the street from Loyola University. Shelter rental is $500/day. 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. There is a children’s playground next to the shelter. Amplified music is not allowed at this shelter.

Availability: 9 AM - 5 PM

Rental Details:

  • Sq ft: 2,200
  • Outlets: 4
  • Capacity: 40 seated / 80 sheltered
  • Table: 2
  • Restrooms: Men's and Women's
  • Shelter Rules

Spacewalk Rentals:

  • Audubon does not allow items such as tents, bounce houses, spacewalks, or other inflatables to be staked into the ground. We request that sandbags are used to prevent damage to the grounds.
  • If you are having an item delivered to Audubon Park or Riverview, then it must be removed the same day.
  • Vendors must provide a generator for any inflatable. Do not plug inflatables into shelter outlets.
  • Water slides and/or any other water inflatables are prohibited.
  • We must have proof of liability insurance on file for inflatables prior to the event.
  • Please note that spacewalks and tents are permitted only to guests with approved shelter rentals or park permits.

Audubon Park Map

Shelter Inquiry 

To check availability call 504-212-5420