Freedom Fest

Freedom Fest at the Lake


In celebration of the work and workforce, Kenner will host a new Labor Day tradition at Laketown on Lake Pontchartrain!

Freedom Fest has an impressive lineup of artists for entertainment. It will start with local artist Jenna Hunts. Jenna Hunts is a singer/songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana. In 2016, she released her first studio album “Uncharted." Following Jenna Hunts is 90 Degrees West, a seven-member country band based in New Orleans.90 Degrees West performs today’s top country artists, along with original music. 

The national lineup begins with Lauren Duski. Lauren Duski climbed to national attention when she was runner-up in Season 12 of NBC’s The Voice. Duski is known for her hit single, “Déjà Vu.” Lauren Duski is followed by Country sensation Chase Bryant. Chase Bryant is a guitar player, songwriter, RED BOW recording artist and co-producer of his debut album. He is known for his hit “Little Bit of You,” which rose to #3 on country radio charts, and “Take It on Back,” which spent 15 consecutive weeks on the CMT Hot 20 Countdown. Freedom Fest 2017 will close with Maddie and Tae. Rolling Stone magazine acclaimed the country duo as one of “10 New Artists You Need to Know.” Their hit songs “Girl in A Country Song,” “Fly” and “Sierra” have topped the charts for weeks. Below are the times for each performer.

Sunday, September 3rd
2:00 PM – Doors Open
3:00 – 3:45 PM – Jenna Hunts
4:00 – 4:45 PM – 90 Degrees West
5:15 – 6:30 PM – Lauren Duski
7:00 – 8:15 PM – Chase Bryant
8:45 – 10:00 PM – Maddie & Tae

There is limited parking available at the Pontchartrain Center at a rate of $5.00.

Most items are permitted into the festival with the exception of the following:

  • No ice chests or coolers of any size
  • Personal transport devices (e.g. skateboards, Segways, hoverboards, go-peds, etc.)
  • Bicycles
  • Inserting stakes, poles, or any other objects into the ground, or use of ropes, cords, tape, etc. to reserve space
  • Video and audio recording equipment
  • Unauthorized vending or solicitation
  • Weapons, illicit drugs, and other contraband
  • No outside food or drink allowed
  • Reserving tarp space larger than 6’ x 8’ is strictly prohibited
  • Pets
  • Personal tents, shade canopies or other shelters/shacks, sport-brellas, etc.
  • Beach or pole-style umbrellas (over 63”)
  • Promotional items
  • Drones (Due to FAA Regulations)

If you are interested in being a vendor, please email

Looking for hotels in the area? Jefferson Parish has a variety of budget-friendly as well as luxury hotels that will meet all of your travel needs.

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