Freedom Fest at the Lake

2022 Dates TBD


In celebration of the workforce, Kenner hosts Freedom Fest at the Lake, a Labor Day tradition! The annual Freedom Fest at the Lake is a celebration of food, fun and music on the shores of beautiful Lake Pontchartrain!

Freedom Fest

Parking for the Fest is available for $5 at the Pontchartrain Center, and free shuttles will be available to head over to the fest grounds beginning at 3:30 p.m., when the gates open. Credit and debit cards WILL NOT be accepted at Freedom Fest.

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, hover boards, 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)

As a security precaution, all bags will be checked both in the parking lot and at the front gate, the only entrance into the festival grounds. In addition, metal detectors will be on site, and all festival-goers will be required to pass through one of the detectors in order to enter.

If you are interested in being a vendor, please email

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