Jefferson Parish is adjacent to New Orleans and an important part of the New Orleans production hub! Home to many studios, film crews find Jefferson the ideal destination for work and play. Whether it's scenic, outdoors, historic, industrial, business, or quiet suburbia, Jefferson offers opportunities for a great film location shoot.
On the West Bank visit Grand Isle which is the most southern tip of the parish, with beach-front property and fishing piers, it's a sportsman's paradise. For Historic shoots, view historic districts, landmarks and architectural gems or film Gretna's German roots through its museums. Another great location is Lafitte, known for its scenic bayou hideaways. Westwego is the home of the Bayou Segnette State Park. This 600-acre park on the banks of Bayou Segnette is the state's most popular, offering campgrounds and nature trails. Harvey, a West Bank community located on the Harvey Canal, is a vital shipping route to the Gulf of Mexico and a perfect industrial location. On the East Bank, locations such as Kenner and Metairie offer a business hub, as well as scenic Rivertown and Laketown.
Additional information on the municipalities and unincorporated areas of Jefferson is available on our communities page.
New Orleans’ Playful Neighbor
Nestled next to our famous neighbor, New Orleans, Jefferson offers a vibrant night life, as well as the quiet serenity of a nature walk. Our communities are comprised historic homes, fishing piers,... See More
Location: Gretna, Kenner, Westwego
Go beyond the history of the city of New Orleans and take a more in depth look at the history of the Mississippi River region. Jefferson hugs both the east and west banks of the Mississippi and plays... See More
A Culinary Craze
Jefferson Parish restaurants are among Louisiana’s best, offering the freshest ingredients, specialty dishes and friendly staff. Louisiana is known as a culinary epicenter offering a variety of... See More
The Beautiful Bayou
Location: Jean Lafitte
Discover the natural wonders of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. With a unique ecosystem the preserve is a representative example of the delta's environment, containing natural... See More
Louisiana's Only Inhabited Barrier Island
Location: Grand Isle
The State of Louisiana maintains a mile of beach front at Grand Isle State Park on the easternmost staying e park looks out toward nearby Grand Terre island, once the lair of the legendary pirate (or... See More