Things to Do
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!
New Orleans’ Playful Neighbor
Nestled next to our famous neighbor, New Orleans, Jefferson offers a vibrant night life, as well as the quiet serenity of a nature walk. Our communities are comprised historic homes, fishing piers,... See More
Location: Gretna, Kenner, Westwego
Go beyond the history of the city of New Orleans and take a more in depth look at the history of the Mississippi River region. Jefferson hugs both the east and west banks of the Mississippi and plays... See More
A Culinary Craze
Jefferson Parish restaurants are among Louisiana’s best, offering the freshest ingredients, specialty dishes and friendly staff. Louisiana is known as a culinary epicenter offering a variety of... See More
The Beautiful Bayou
Location: Jean Lafitte
Discover the natural wonders of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. With a unique ecosystem the preserve is a representative example of the delta's environment, containing natural... See More
Louisiana's Only Inhabited Barrier Island
Location: Grand Isle
The State of Louisiana maintains a mile of beach front at Grand Isle State Park on the easternmost staying e park looks out toward nearby Grand Terre island, once the lair of the legendary pirate (or... See More