Summer is kicking into high gear this July in Jefferson Parish! From AAA baseball and fishing rodeos to live theater and festivals, we guarantee you won't be bored! Check out our roundup of some of our favorite July events! And be sure to check our Events Calendar to stay up to date on all the happenings around Jefferson Parish.

Sporting Events

New Orleans Baby Cakes Baseball

New Orleans Baby Cakes

The Cakes have four home match-ups this month. Catch a game at the Shrine on Airline!

June 29-July 3: Baby Cakes vs. Oklahoma City Dodgers (The July 3rd game will feature fireworks and their Independence Day celebration!)
July 12-15: Baby Cakes vs. Colorado Springs Sky Sox
July 24-26: Baby Cakes vs. Reno Aces
July 27-30: Baby Cakes vs. Tacoma Rainiers

2018 Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races
July 21

Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races

After nearly twenty years, pirogue racing returns to the Town of Jean Lafitte! What's a pirogue? It's a canoe made from a single tree trunk, or as locals like to call it, a "Cajun Canoe!" The event will include local food, arts and crafts, music by Sumtin’ Sneaky and a Cajun canoe builder along with a pirogue history lesson.

Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo
July 26-28

2018 Tarpon Rodeo

Grand Isle's International Tarpon Rodeo is the oldest fishing tournament in the United States, featuring fishing, live music, great food, crab races for the kids, and summer fun for everyone! Enjoy the sand, the gulf, Grand Isle State Park and more!


Uncle Sam Jam
July 3

Uncle Sam Jam

Celebrate Independence Day at Uncle Sam Jam with live music featuring Amanda Shaw, Eli Young Band, The Top Cats and watch the fireworks at 9pm over beautiful Lafreniere Park!

West Bank Beer Fest
July 7

West Bank Beer Fest

The West Bank Beer Fest will feature activities for all ages, including karting, inflatable waterslides, XBOX Experience from the Microsoft Store and VR Lounge from Maverick VR. Attendees ages 21+ can enjoy unlimited beer tastings from 30 different local, regional and national breweries, served by the 610 Stompers, in NOLA Motorsports Park’s air conditioned event center.

Live Music

Southport Hall has live music all week long! Check out a few of our favorite shows throughout the month of July!


July 3: Superunknown: A Tribute to Soundgarden
July 14: Mothership: Tribute to Led Zeppelin
July 21: Back in The Day Party: Egyptian Lover
July 27: Contraflow

Westwego Farmer's Market Friday Night Concert Series
July 6

Westwego Farmer's Market Friday Night Concert Series

At the Westwego Farmer's Market Friday Night Concert Series, bring your favorite chair or blanket, sit and relax, and enjoy food and great live music from Brad Sapia Band!

Grand Isle's Independence Day Celebration
July 7


Join the town of Grand Isle as they celebrate Independence Day at Bridge Side Marina from 10PM-12AM! This event will feature a band and a beautiful fireworks display!

Also see live entertainment weekly at Treasure Chest Casino and Gattuso's!

Live Theater

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts presents: Disney's Beauty and The Beast
July 12-22

Beauty and the Beast

"Be Our Guest!" Disney's Beauty and the Beast comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale.

The JPAS Theatre presents: The Wizard of Oz - Young Performers Edition
July 27-29

Wizard of Oz

This classic tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations!


Shop local at one of our many farmers markets throughout the parish!

Famers Markets

Gretna Farmer's Market: Every Saturday from 8:30AM-12:30PM at 739 Third Street, Gretna, LA.
Farmer's Market in Kenner's Rivertown: Every Saturday from 8AM-1PM at 2115 Rev. Richard Wilson Drive, Kenner, LA.
Old Metairie Farmer's Market: July 17th from 3:30-7:30PM at Bayou Metairie Park.

Looking to beat the heat?

Science Center

Head indoors to Kenner’s Rivertown Space Science Complex and Planetarium & MegaDome Cinema! Check out their July schedule here and don't miss the Late Night Laser show every Friday!

For more info on fun things to do in Jefferson Parish, check out our calendar of events. Make sure to use our official hashtag #VisitJeffersonParish in your photos to be featured on our website and social media!