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Louis Armstrong Park

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Free jazz concert thursdsys

A donation is recommended, but otherwise free concert. Food , beverage and art vendors in the park. Great people watching, great music.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sue T
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Genesee Depot, Wisconsin
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were a few neat sculptures but what really draws the eye are the elaborate bridges. Not the best park for an afternoon stroll, but I bet it is great for jazz concerts.

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Genesee Depot, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A donation is recommended, but otherwise free concert. Food , beverage and art vendors in the park. Great people watching, great music.

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Thank Sue T
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the best city parks I have ever seen. In the midst of the city, this peaceful place is just right for taking a break from the noise, and taking a relaxing stroll around the park. The water is refreshing, and the entire place was clean and neat.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

happened to be in town when the crab festival was happening , missed some great entertainment by one day , but the food made up for that. It was a lot of fun. Locals had their wares on display for sale .

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Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a nice peaceful break from the craziness of The French Quarter. Nice paths,pond and sculptures.

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Cary, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is just a lovely park! It is large and has many different areas and things to see. There are fountains, sculpture, bridges, and the day we visited, a Jazz and Crab Fest. Also home of the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. A beautiful place to take a picnic lunch or a book and escape the busyness of... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked to the park from the French Quarter. We looked into the park from the gate, but saw some seedy looking characters, so turned around, and went back.

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Durango, CO
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Worth going by to look at the beautiful trees and learn about the amazing history! Worth the walk!!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This beautiful park has great art, a pond with fountain, and great jazz! We spent a great evening enjoying free music in the heart of the city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the street car there on a Wednesday, it was practically deserted. We went back Thursday at 4 for FREE Jazz, food and craft vendors and a lively crowd. Fabulous!

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Treme
That sound? That flavor? That certain je ne sais quoi that lets you known you’re in “Nawlins” and nowhere else? It’s all good and in broad abundance on the streets of Tremé, where so much of what’s considered to be the very best of New Orleans culture and tradition is, put simply, just how people go about their daily lives in this historic part of town. As one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods and among the nation’s first established residential areas for free people of color, Tremé’s significant heritage and contribution cannot be understated. This is especially the case when considering some of Tremé’s most famous residents, most notably jazz great Louis Armstrong. For full flavored food, funky and jazzed up music, and vibrant street life presented with homegrown pride, you can’t beat a visit to Tremé.
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