Experience the outdoors with your whole family in Jefferson Parish. We have so many easy,
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.
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Jefferson Parish, the historic and playful next-door neighbor to New Orleans, features fun for the
At the southern end of Highway 1, the seven magical miles of Grand Isle hold all the wonders that
I know a lot of us love getting our fresh fruit and veggie fix each week at a local farmers market,
COVID-19 has changed the world in many ways. One of the biggest changes that has affected my life is
Feeling puzzled lately? Us too! But while we are all still trying to figure things out, we've
The Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Jefferson Parish) will use the 37th NTTW (May
Jefferson Parish, Louisiana is a diverse community sprawling the southern shore of Lake
Life looks a lot different right now and as we all know, social distancing is the new normal. But,
Missing the great outdoors of Louisiana? Add some beautiful scenes of our wetlands and beaches to
During a Zoom team meeting about a month ago, the staff at the Jefferson CVB (Visit Jefferson
Since most of us are stuck inside, practicing social distancing, and cannot travel right now, the
Please note, many events throughout Jefferson Parish have been canceled or postponed due to concerns
The sports scene in Jefferson Parish goes far beyond football and basketball, featuring a diverse
From Mardi Gras parades and Metaire's Family Gras music festival to theater and sporting
It's officially Carnival season, y'all! And we all know what that means...King Cakes! Yes,
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January arrives with a ton of live shows and performances throughout Jefferson Parish! Mark your
The holidays are upon us! And I feel like pumpkin spice gets all the attention during this season.
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