Arts & Culture
Jefferson Parish is home to award-winning theaters, museums, and historic districts!
See a unique presentation of the infamous pirate, Jean Lafitte, in a series of animated marionette puppets at the Town of Jean Lafitte Tourist Information Center. Learn the centuries old story of life in the fishing communities along Bayou Barataria at the Lafitte Barataria Museum & Wetland Trace.
Tour a NASA International Space Station prototype as well as an interactive weather exhibit at the Kenner Planetarium and Space Science Complex. See the oldest volunteer fire company in the US, the David Crockett Firehouse which is home to the Louisiana Fire Museum in Gretna.
Enjoy our Artscapes sculptures on major thoroughfares as you drive through Jefferson. You can explore at any time of year, any day of the week in a variety of different venues. Looking for one-of-a-kind photo-ops? Jefferson Parish has many unique murals painted by local and internationally known artists!
Enjoy a show-stopping musical, ballet or concert at one of our theaters.
Browse our Arts & Culture listings below.