Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races Return to the bayou this summer

JEAN LAFITTE, La. –After nearly twenty years, pirogue racing returns to the Town of Jean Lafitte on Saturday, July, 21, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 920 Jean Lafitte Blvd., Jean Lafitte. “Everyone who has lived on Bayou Barataria remembers the summer pirogue races...

Lafitte celebrates grand opening of auditorium

At one time, Lafitte had its own auditorium. A place for the community to come together for celebratory events, where many happy occurrences took place and memories were made. However, after being flooded by numerous hurricanes and storms, the toll had been taken on...

Town of Jean Lafitte features new addition to Nature Trail

Jean Lafitte, La. – The town of Jean Lafitte encourages residents and tourists alike to take advantage of cooler, fall weather by walking the newly added section of the Wetland Trace nature trail. “We live in such a unique and beautiful part of the state, and I want...