Gretna Fest is held every year in Historic Downtown Gretna along the banks of the Mississippi River. See the sites and hear the sounds of this year’s festival, held October 5th-7th, including music, rides, games, food, and more!
Did you know that, now, the Huey P. Long Bridge is in an elite class along with the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, and the Panama Canal? Watch the September 28th Historic Landmark Designation ceremony, in which the Iconic Jefferson Parish Bridge officially becomes an American Society of Civil Engineers’ National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
Jefferson Parish and the Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau unveiled the Louisiana Oyster Trail. Visitors and locals alike will experience the local flavor, as well as the flare of local artists' hand-painted oyster sculptures depicting Jefferson Parish, focusing on Jefferson Parish restaurants that serve Louisiana Oysters.
Jefferson Parish Mosquito Control: Just what does Jefferson Parish do to protect its citizens from mosquitoes? It’s not just spraying. There are all kinds of scientific processes that go into it. In fact, they’ve even enlisted chickens and fish to help, too.
Jefferson Parish announces the grand opening of Lafreniere Park’s new, cool and refreshing “Spray Park”. The Lafreniere “Spray Park” is located adjacent to the Carousel. It covers approximately 4,000 square feet of surface and will provide five fun, in-ground water spray features alternating with five above-ground water spray attractions and three water ‘cannons’. More than 135 gallons of water per minute will be keeping children 10 years of age and younger cool and wet during the hot summer! For more information, please visit our website at www.jeffparish.net.
Jefferson Parish's Parks and Recreation Department puts on all kinds of classes year round and there's something for everyone. Just one example is our "Basic Couponing" class led by West Banker, Stephanie Jones. For just $15, she'll show you how to strategize with coupons and really stretch your dollars. For more information on Basic Couponing or any other Jefferson Parish classes, call (504)736-6999