I don't know about y'all, but I love free stuff! And Jefferson Parish has plenty of free things to do this spring! Check out some of our favorites below!

- Music & Movies in the Park

Lafreniere Park

Lafreniere Park in Metairie, Heritage Park in Kenner and Bayou Metairie Park have free concerts in the spring. Heritage Park and Bayou Metairie Park also hosts free movie nights! Check out our events calendar!

- Farmers Markets

Rivertown Farmers Market

Shop local and enjoy fresh seafood, fruits and vegetables, homemade jams, arts & crafts and more at one of our many farmers markets!

- Artscapes


Artscapes is a public art program created to bring art in the form of sculptures to Jefferson Parish. With sculptures located on major thoroughfares, public parks and on other public spaces, you can see and appreciate art in an informal setting.

- German-American Cultural Center

German Amercian Cultural Center

Learn about the rich German heritage that contributed to Louisiana’s history through exhibits, lectures, and other educational activities.

- Beach Day at Grand Isle

Beach at Grand Isle

Cast a line from a fishing pier, bridge or even the shore in Grand Isle. Enjoy a picnic and build a sandcastle on one of their pristine beaches.

- Barataria Preserve

Barataria Preserve

Take a walk on the boardwalk trails and see the hidden world of the wetlands at the Barataria Preserve. Don't miss Spring in the Swamp, April 6 & 7!

- Bike the Mighty Mississippi

Gretna Bike Trail

Get out and enjoy the beautiful weather by biking along the Mississippi River trail in Harahan on the East Bank or Gretna on the West Bankl

- Park Picnics

Lafreniere Park

Before it gets too hot, enjoy a picnic and feed the ducks at one of our many beautiful parks!

- Live Music

Lafreniere Park

Enjoy free live, local music at a variety of venues across Jefferson Parish! Check out our events calendar!

- Festivals & Cook-offs

Pecan Festival

Most of our spring festivals and cookoffs are FREE to attend! Make sure to check our events calendar to see all of our family-friendly fests!

None of these activities will cost you a penny! So, get out there and enjoy a free Jefferson Parish! And, don't miss our Spring Events blog as well as our current Events Calendar!

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