2019 World Champion Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races

2019 World Champion Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races

Country Roads Magazine, Sep. 7, 2019 Since the 1930s, the communities of Bayou Barataria has gathered for the traditional Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races. Last year, after a hiatus, the town of Jean Lafitte re-introduced the beloved bayou celebration of local heritage,...

Pirogue racing returns to the Town of Jean Lafitte

July 22, 2018, nola.com After nearly 20 years, pirogue racing returned to the Town of Jean Lafitte Saturday (July 21) at the town's newly opened Jules Nunez Seafood Pavilion and AJ & Sheron Fabre Market on Bayou Barataria. The 2018 Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races and...

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...