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2022 Date TBD

Celebrate Independence Day at beautiful Lafreniere Park in Metairie at Uncle Sam Jam! Each year, festival-goers look forward to live music, delicious food and great company! This FREE festival features top local and national acts. Then, stick around for the spectacular fireworks show at 9:00 p.m.!  It's the event's 25th-anniversary celebration and what better way to celebrate than with a few thousand friends!

Come out and enjoy the beauty and amenities of Lafreniere Park with friends and family!  The concert meadow and its sprawling 155-acre green space is an ideal setting to celebrate our nation’s independence!

USJ 2021 Line Up

Fireworks fileFireworks at 9:00 p.m.

FREE Event

Want Parking & Premium Viewing?  Purchase the Stars & Stripes Pass: $50.00 admits one (1) vehicle to park within the gates/four (4) Wristbands for Premium Stage Viewing/Private Comfort Station-Restroom/Private Cash Bar.  ADVANCE SALE on Eventbrite.com **Packets with parking pass & wristbands MUST be picked up between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. by July 1st at the Lafreniere Park Office (3000 Downs Boulevard, Metairie, LA 70003/504-838-4389)

LIMITED parking within Lafreniere Park at $5.00 per vehicle will be available for purchase on site July 3rd.

Park & Shuttle Available!  Park at the Shrine on Airline (6000 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA 70003) and take the Shuttle FREE!

Uber & Lyft Designated Drop-off and Pick Up in Lafreniere Park

For more information, please visit www.unclesamjamjefferson.

ALLOWEDFireworks file

Single, Collapsible Chairs
Blankets & Ground Tarps
Tents/Shade Canopies ONLY in Designated Areas
Wheelchairs, Medical Scooters
Strollers for Children
Wagons or Pull-Carts


NO Outside Food & Beverage
NO Pets Allowed at the Concert Meadows during Festival/Concert Hours, EXCEPT SERVICE ANIMALS with Credentials
NO Ice Chests/Coolers
NO Camelback Back Packs/Hydration Packs
NO Skateboards/Hoverboards/Roller Skates/Bicycles
NO Glass or Metal Containers

NO Video and Audio Recording Equipment
NO Unauthorized Vending or Solicitation
NO Fireworks or Explosives
NO Kites or Sky Lanterns
NO Drones or Remote Controlled Flying Devices
NO Weapons, Illicit Drugs, and Other Contraband

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