Welcome to Jefferson Parish
New Orleans Neighbor
The Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. proudly celebrates
15 years of service to our hospitality and business partners.
Jefferson Parish begins on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain and ends sixty miles later on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Within its boundaries one can find historic districts, museums, some of the best fishing Louisiana has to offer, two convention centers, fine dining and family oriented restaurants and over 7,500 hotel rooms in all price ranges.
The Louisiana Office of Tourism, Jefferson Parish is ranked 2nd in the state in tourism. In 2011, tourism in Jefferson Parish was a $1 billion industry generating over 9,200 hospitality related jobs.
Whether you're planning a family vacation or a business trip, Jefferson can offer you all the comforts, entertainment and amenities to make your stay a memorable one. Kids will love the Kenner Planetarium and MegaDome Cinema in Rivertown, the wavepool at Bayou Segnette State Park, the numerous playgrounds and kid-friendly facilities. Adults delight in the shopping, dining, historic districts, exploring the many nature and birding trails, and of course fishing the Gulf waters of Grand Isle and the bayous of Jean Lafitte... Plan your vacation in Jefferson Parish, the Gateway to New Orleans!
Journey Jefferson's Oyster Trail...
An experience focusing on Jefferson Parish restaurants serving Louisiana oysters in a variety of ways! Visitors and locals alike will experience the flavor, as well as the flare of the local artists' hand-painted sculptures depicting Jefferson Parish.
Did you attend Family Gras? Take our Mardi Gras Visitor Survey by MARCH 16th & register for a chance to win a $300.00 Amazon gift card! We appreciate your feed back!
Jefferson Parish to host
Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana
April 10, 11 &12, 2015
St. Patricks Day ParadeCelebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Annual Metairie Road St. Patrick's Day Parade
Terrytown Spring FestivalTerrytown Annual Spring Festival with Food, Craft Vendors, Kids Activities,
Irish-Italian Parade12:00 p.m. Celebrate St. Patrick's & St. Joseph's Day at the Louisiana Irish