The Michael C. Voisin Oyster Hatchery, one of Jefferson Parish's most cutting-edge and
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, eco-tourism destinations, and one-of-a-kind shopping. There is something for everyone in Jefferson Parish!
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.
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If it's free, it's for me! From beautiful green spaces to live music, Jefferson Parish is
Fishing, just like in many Louisiana coastal communities, is a 365-day adventure in Jefferson
When the sun melts into the horizon and the seagulls squawk over the gentle waves, Bucktown’s
During a Zoom team meeting about a month ago, the staff at the Jefferson CVB (Visit Jefferson
Jefferson Parish, the historic and playful next-door neighbor to New Orleans, features fun for the
You probably already know this but Jefferson Parish has some pretty "Instagrammable"
My food coma was real after the oyster Rockefeller soup and firecracker oyster salad (we were on the
There are few things better than a great farmers market. Walking among the fresh fruits and veggies,
From gators to bird sanctuaries and disc golf to floating cabins, Jefferson Parish’s parks
Fishing and fighting. Gambling and jazz. Boatbuilders and booze. All figure into tales of early
Did you know that murals are super trendy right now? They make unique and colorful backgrounds for
Jefferson Parish, LA has a variety of outdoor activities that will suit everyone, from the casual
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