NERR Town Hall Meeting in Lafitte

NERR Town Hall Meeting in Lafitte

The search for a National Estuarine Research Reserve in Louisiana wants to involve you! Jean Lafitte is excited about this opportunity and what it could mean for our community and the Barataria Basin. We encourage you to participate by coming to the meeting on Monday,...

Jean Lafitte Seafood Festival Returns June 25-27

Jean Lafitte Seafood Festival Returns June 25-27

JEAN LAFITTE, La. –After fifteen years, the Jean Lafitte Seafood Festival returns to the Town of Jean Lafitte June 25-27, 2021, at Jean Lafitte Auditorium and Grounds, 4953 City Park St in Jean Lafitte. “When you think about Jean Lafitte, you think of the amazing...

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...