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Welcome to Jefferson Parish

New Orleans Neighbor

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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! 

Oyster PoBoy            crowd fun          Dad and Boy Fishing
           The Food                                       The Fun                                     The Adventure



Experience Jefferson

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We Invite you to
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.


Oyster Trail Lafitte Sculpture                Oyster Trail Kick off Party
 

                 
  
     


 SPOTLIGHT ON JEFFERSON

INDEPENDENCE DAY FUN!

Zephyrs vs Cubs July 4th, 2015
                  New Orleans Zephyrs vs. Iowa Cubs
                       Post game - Fireworks Display 
                       Concert by 90 Degrees West
                    July 4th - Game begins at 6:00 p.m.

Fireworks on the Lake
City of Kenner and Treasure Chest Casino present:
Fireworks on the Lake
July 4th - 9:00 p.m.

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Boomtown Casino presents
July 4th Celebration beginning at 7:00 p.m.,
at Boomers Back Porch with Fireworks Display,
followed by live music from
the band Karma 




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Enjoy Family Fun this Summer in Kenner!

From Music, to Boating, to Historic Districts check out four reasons to Visit Kenner.  Get your family fun ideas to do in Kenner this summer & find out more about Kenner as a Main Street USA community!  

 

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