Come explore the heart of the Barataria Basin, where the dark bayou waters hide silent alligators alongside the secrets of notorious pirate Jean Lafitte. Remnants of the past are still present in this historic fishing village and the trails and waterways traversing the area.
Only a short distance from the big city of New Orleans, Jean Lafitte and its bayou culture feels like a world apart. Spend the day here, touring the mysterious swamps, eating some of Louisiana’s best seafood and learning about the people and their unique way of life.
In the News
Come stroll and taste a variety of selected wines on the scenic Wetland Trace in Jean Lafitte on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Details: Location: Jean Lafitte Wetland Trace- 4917 City Park St, Jean Lafitte, LA 70067 Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023 Time: 2:00 pm to...
The Town of Jean Lafitte cordially invites you to the Inauguration of the Mayor, Town Council & Chief of Police on Thursday July 27, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jean Lafitte Auditorium. We will have food, drinks and a DJ. We hope to see everyone there! Mayor Timothy...
Jean Lafitte is excited to announce the Town Market Schedule for this Fall! Looking forward to seeing you there. If you are interested in being a vendor please contact Jeff Adam at: firstname.lastname@example.org Dates: Saturday, August 12, 2023 (10 am to 2 pm) Saturday,...
The 6,000-square-foot, Barataria Museum tells the 200-year-old story of the Town of Jean Lafitte, a historic fishing village 20 miles southwest of New Orleans.