NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Celebrate at the newest City Park event for adults: Bunny Hops! The evening’s fun even includes an egg hunt in Storyland. Guests will enjoy open beer bars, food, the music of a DJ, and unlimited access to the amusement park’s many rides. Join your friends on the ladybug roller coaster, wacky shack, miniature train, carousel, tilt-a-whirl, musik express, bumper cars, slime buckets, coney tower, fun slide, scrambler, the Ferris wheel, and the newest ride: the Whirly Bird.

PLUS enjoy jello shots and pulled pork with mac-n-cheese. Easter- or spring-themed costumes and egg baskets encouraged!

NEW this year: we’ll have some gluten free food options: burger with a gluten free bun and salted peanuts PLUS a gluten free beer option.

The first 500 people through the gates get bunny ears to rock at the event.

Egg Hunt: The 2nd Annual Egg Hunt takes place in Storyland at 8:45 p.m. Prizes inside the 10,000 eggs include City Park event tickets, candy, and more!

Beers: Cajun Fire Honey, St. Arnold Fancy Lawnmower, Bud Light, Urban South Pop – Tangerine Sour, and a NEW this year: a Gluten Free option from Southern Eagle

Wine Concierge: No coolers are allowed at this event. Guests may bring one bottle of wine or one bottle of champagne per person. No other outside beverages will be allowed. Check in with our Wine Concierge upon entering the event and they will be happy to pour your beverage as the night goes on.

“The 2019 Bunny Hops event was such a success we decided to bring it back this year but open it up to more people making it a two-night affair! We encourage people to dress up in bunny costumes and can’t wait for them to try the new swing ride in the amusement park,” said Julie LaCour, Director of Special Event for New Orleans City Park.


WHEN: Thursday, April 9, or Saturday, April 11

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

WHERE: Carousel Gardens Amusement Park and Storyland

PRICE: $30/person


Purchase tickets online at We expect this event to sell out before the event date. We will be scanning tickets at the entrance gate. Tickets on phones can be scanned with the phone at full brightness. Attendees must be 21 years old or older to attend this event. No children are allowed at the event.