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14th Annual Saints…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Mar 26 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Dividing the Estate

Mar 26 - Apr 15, 2017
The third regional premiere of our season is the winner of the Outer Critics… more

New Orleans Bourbon…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Laissez les bon temps rouler. Let the good times roll. The motto of a city that… more

New Orleans…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Come join us in a spring celebration featuring sugar blowing demonstrations and… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 26 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Mar 26 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Spring…

Mar 26 - Apr 2, 2017
New Orleans Spring Fiesta Association celebrates the cultural heritage… more

Saenger Theatre…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and… more

Senga Nengudi:…

Mar 26 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

Sugarblowing @ New…

Mar 26 - 27, 2017
Leave it up to New Orleans to come up with "another first." On… more

Tennessee…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the… more

The Annual Drummer…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
The annual Drummer and Smoke day of music will once again be on stage at Palm… more

The Louisiana Six…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
The Louisiana Six Pack is a six-race series across the state that begins in… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 6th Annual Lenten Jazz Vespers with Louisiana Music Hall of… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for the McGehee Choirs Spring Concert. more

David Hansen's Garden…

Mar 27, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Monday Blues

Mar 27, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

The Irish House…

Mar 27, 2017
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

The Maison Presents -…

Mar 27 - Jul 31, 2017
The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing… more

14th Annual Saints…

Mar 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Saints and Sinners Literary Festival. The festival… more

Cool Zoo at Audubon Zoo, New Orleans Opens Saturday, March 31, 2012!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Sarah Burnette
(504) 212-5335
sburnette@auduboninstitute.org

Cool Zoo at Audubon Zoo, New Orleans,
Opens Saturday, March 31, 2012!

Cool Zoo, the wild and wet splash park at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, opens for its second season on Saturday, March 31, 2012. Cool Zoo is one of the top water parks New Orleans has to offer. It is the hot spot for everyone to cool down at Audubon Zoo. Highlights include jumping water spouts, a huge alligator water slide, a spider monkey soaker, water-spitting snakes and more. There is shaded seating, family restrooms, a Snack N' Splash concession stand and The Cool Shop carrying a variety of summertime necessities.

The splash park offers three different splash zones with one area specifically for toddlers and younger kids. Cool Zoo is located between the Gottesman Family Endangered Species Carousel and Embraceable Zoo. Visitors may exit the splash park and visit all their favorite animals at the Zoo - their wristband will get them back into Cool Zoo throughout the day. What a great way to see Audubon Zoo on a warm spring or summer day!

Need a place to stow your items? Lockers are available for a small fee.

Admission: $7/non-members, $5/members
Cool Zoo admission is an additional purchase to your Zoo ticket.
Zoo admission is $16 for adults, $11 for children, and $13 for seniors 65+.

Pay One Price Wristband: $12/non-members, $9/members
Our best deal! Enjoy all-day, unlimited admission to Cool Zoo and Dinosaurs, plus unlimited Train rides and Carousel rides with the purchase of the Pay One Price (POP) attractions wristband.

Purchase Cool Zoo wristbands at the front gate or at the Carousel ticket booth. Everyone entering Cool Zoo must have a wristband including adults supervising children.

Audubon Zoo is located at 6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA. 70118. Visit www.auduboninstitute.org for details.

View our Cool Zoo Photo Gallery on Flickr.

Contact: Sarah Burnette (504) 212-5335
sburnette@auduboninstitute.org