Hurricane Update

Hurricane Update

Dear Valued Partners, Residents, and Visitors:

The Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau hopes that you and your families are safe following Hurricane Ida.

While our team members – like so many in our parish – have suffered from damage to homes, as well as loss of power and water, we are grateful that all are safe and remain committed to supporting you as we restore our region together.

As we work diligently to bring our communications back online, please be patient and rest assured that our commitment to our parish and to you is unwavering.



International Tarpon Rodeo
July 22-24, 2021


“They jump, they crash, they break tackle and bones. Tarpon possess the muscle and mass to defeat you in several different ways. Of course, that is precisely why we love them.” - Jerry Gibbs, Outdoor Life

The Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo is a time when this quiet Louisiana coastal community is bursting with people having a grand time at the beach and out on the water. The annual Tarpon Rodeo is the oldest fishing tournament in the U.S. It takes place the last weekend of July. A host of activities are also part of the music, activities for the entire family, crab racing for the kids, contests, arts, crafts, food vendors, and artisans from the island and around the region help make this rodeo a festival for all to enjoy.

tarpon rodeo

Click here to register for the Tarpon Rodeo.  You may contact the Grand Isle Tourist Commission at 985-787-2997 or visit the official Tarpon Rodeo website for information and rodeo rules and regulations, weigh-in information and times, accommodations, and more.

Click here to find accommodations in the area.

2021 Dates: July 22-24, 2021

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