LOCATION: DOWNTOWN NEW ORLEANS - 1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

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.

For inquiries about Woldenberg Riverfront Park, contact our event experts
at (504) 212-5301 or fill out the inquiry form below.

We are currently not accepting private event bookings for the Aquarium and Woldenberg Park due to ongoing construction.


  • 17 Acres

Festival Features

  • 100,000+ person capacity
  • Up to five stage location options
  • Spacious lawns
  • Mississippi Riverfront event space 
  • Adjacent to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas 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 of the Americas and Audubon Butterfly Garden and 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.

Services Provided

When you hold your event at Woldenberg Park, we offer electrical services and equipment furnished by licensed electricians. Other services include sanitation management, on-site media assistance for festivals, and production assistance, with the aim of creating a seamless experience for your guests. Audubon Nature Institute can also help you manage vendor load-in and load-out and provide logistical support through the planning process and during the event itself.

Reserve Your Event Space

Complete our Private Event Inquiry form to get the details about hosting your next event at one of the most beautiful venues in New Orleans or call (504) 861-2537 to speak to one of our team members. We look forward to working with you to create a truly memorable experience.


Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas map.