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Things to Do in Jefferson Parish


Jefferson Parish is a vibrant and culturally rich community right next door to our famous neighbor, New Orleans. Known for outdoor adventures, like swamp tours, fishing, hiking and camping, we are so much more! We are home to two award-winning theaters, museums and one-of-a-kind shopping. There is something for everyone in Jefferson Parish! Just Imagine Jefferson with the Imagination Movers and visit some of our top attractions in the video below!


 

Have some fun in Jefferson Parish!

Feed an alligator on a swamp tour. Catch a whopper of a fish in Jean Lafitte. Relax on the beach in Grand Isle.
See how others are spending their time in Jefferson Parish!


Read our Insider Blog to find more fun things to do!

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