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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!

Bucktown Marsh Boardwalk
3 Kid-Friendly Hikes in Jefferson Parish

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Grand Isle Camping
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Jigsaw Puzzles
Jefferson Parish Jigsaw Puzzles

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Swamp Tour
Jefferson Parish Celebrates the Spirit of Travel

The Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Jefferson Parish) will use the 37th NTTW (May

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Jefferson Parish Trivia

Jefferson Parish, Louisiana is a diverse community sprawling the southern shore of Lake

Two men riding bikes on the Levee Bike Path in Kenner, LA
Social Distancing Ideas in Jefferson Parish

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Barataria Preserve
Jefferson Parish Zoom Backgrounds

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Finding Inspiration Through Art in Jefferson Parish

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JCVB's Favorite Travel Memories

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Old Metairie St. Patrick's Parade
Spring Events in Jefferson Parish

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Vollyball Pontchartrain Center
Top Reasons to Host Your Sporting Event in Jefferson Parish

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Family Gras
February Events in Jefferson Parish

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How to Make a King Cake

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Gretna Bike Trail
Ways to Get in Shape in 2020

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January in Jefferson Parish

January arrives with a ton of live shows and performances throughout Jefferson Parish! Mark your

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Holiday Apple Cider Recipes

The holidays are upon us! And I feel like pumpkin spice gets all the attention during this season.

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Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes

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