• Wendell Brunious and band perform at the Old U.S. Mint

    New Orleans Jazz

    National Historical Park Louisiana

For Kids

Family Friendly Fridays in the French Market

World renowned children's author and musician Johnette Downing performs a family friendly performance once a month at the visitor center located at 916 N. Peters Street! Her programs are especially geared for Pre K through 3rd grade but all ages are welcome. Check our Schedule of Events For program dates!

Songs For Junior Rangers

This audio CD brings our national parks to you through music! Explore and learn about the many different parks with these twenty songs. Junior Rangers can use the songs as clues to play the included Junior Ranger game. This CD is produced by the National Park Service with support from the National Park Foundation and features some of New Orleans finest musicians. To purchase a CD for $9.99, click here.


Become a JAZZ Junior Ranger!
Download a printable Junior Ranger Program (pdf, 295kb) suitable for Kindergarten through 3rd grade. For 4th grade through 8th grade, click here Complete the activities and mail it to the park at:

New Orleans Jazz NHP
Attn: Junior Ranger
419 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Upon receipt of your activity book, a junior ranger badge will be mailed to you.

Learn more about the National Park Service through the fun activities found here.


 

Links to other exciting Jazz activities for Kids!

PBS Jazz for Kids

Did You Know?

Sketch of New Orleans' Congo Square

Congo Square, near the future site of New Orleans Jazz NHP, was one of only 2 areas in the United States where African drumming, singing, and dancing was permitted during the mid-eighteenth to nine-teenth century.