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!
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!
Did You Know?
What does “ride” mean in jazz? The word was popular in the early jazz and swing era. “To take a ride” is to improvise a solo, and a “ride man” is an improvising soloist.