Woldenberg Park

Woldenberg Park

Festival Space Located on the Mississippi Riverfront

Downtown New Orleans
1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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Woldenberg Park

Book the most picturesque setting for picnics, festivals, and other events Woldenberg Park. Just steps from several major hotels, the Convention Center, and Jackson Square, Woldenberg Park offers acres of green space stretching between the Mississippi River and the historic French Quarter. The Park hosts French Quarter Fest each year and is the perfect location for concerts, corporate gatherings, school group performances, and other large-scale events. Audubon Nature Institute also offers Woldenberg Park for walks and races, fitness classes, and press conferences.

Available Days & Evenings

Perfect Venue For:

Major Outdoor Festivals


• 17 Acres

Festival Features

• 100,000+ person capacity
• Up to five stage location options
• Spacious lawns
• Mississippi Riverfront event space
• Adjacent to Audubon Aquarium and conveniently located at the foot of Canal Street, steps from Decatur Street
• Stationary pavilion stage located near the Steamboat NATCHEZ

Festival Services

• Licensed electrical staff
• Electrical services and equipment
• Production assistance
• On-site media assistance available for festivals
• Sanitation management

Types of Events Hosted

Woldenberg Park is home to the annual French Quarter Fest and provides an ideal setting for events large and small, including but not limited to festivals, concerts, picnics, corporate events, school performances, press conferences, races, and family reunions. Some of the iconic events and festivals held here annually include Top Taco Festival, Wine on the River, the Sista Strut race, Fried Chicken Festival, Zulu Lundi Gras Festival, and New Orleans Oyster Festival.

Attendees will be just steps away from the park's incredible attractions, including Audubon Aquarium and Audubon Insectarium.

Size of Events Hosted

Our space can accommodate up to 180,000 visitors per day on the rolling lawns, although we also host small gatherings for up to 2,000 attendees and any number of guests in between. Five separate stage areas are available so you can customize the layout based on crowd size, type of event, and other factors. Our specialists can help you plan the perfect set-up for ideal flow and logistics.