Monday, July 3, 2023
2:30 pm - 10:30 pm
(Gates open at 2:00 pm)
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!
Uncle Sam Jam is a FREE festival featuring top local and national acts and a fireworks show to close out the night.
The concert meadow and its sprawling 155-acre green space is an ideal setting to celebrate the July 4th holiday.
If you are interested in participating as a festival sponsor, please click for information regarding our 2023 contribution packages.
HOT DOG EATING CONTEST
If you are interested in participating in this year's annual hot dog eating contest, sponsored by Lucky Dogs, PLEASE CLICK THE GRAPHIC!
You must be 16+ to enter. The winner will receive a trophy, t-shirt, baseball cap, & gift card to a local Jefferson Parish business! Registration is first come - first served.
PARKING & VIP TICKETS
Stars & Stripes Pass
Price: SOLD OUT
Parking inside the gates for one (1) vehicle
Four (4) VIP wristbands
Premium stage viewing
Private cash bar
Private comfort station/restroom
General Parking Pass
Parking inside the park for one (1) vehicle
General Parking will also be available at the gate. Spaces are VERY limited however. We do suggest purchasing in advance
CLICK to purchase
Free Parking at the Shrine on Airline
Parking is first come first serve
Shuttle service will be available to and from the Uncle Sam Jam event site
EVENT INFORMATION & SCHEDULE
There is NO admission fee to get into the Concert Meadow.
There will be NO Outside Food or Drinks Allowed. A list of allowed & prohibited items can be found here
The gates will open at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 3rd.
This year's fireworks display will happen at approximately at 9:30pm.
The Concert Meadow will be completely fenced in with 3 entry/exit gates:
Pedestrian Entrances & Exits:
- Downs Boulevard
- Judith Street
Vehicle Entrance & Exit:
- Downs Boulevard ONLY
FOOD & DRINK VENDORS
Big Easy Treats / Dippin' Dots
Cayenne Seafood Specialties
Couzan's BBQ Team
Danny & Bonnie Seafood
Messina’s Catering & Events
NOLA Boils & Catering
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