• Image of swamp, bayou, and marsh

    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

Schedule Of Events

People waltz as a Cajun band plays at the Liberty Theater in Eunice

Every Saturday night, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center sponsors "Rendez-vous des Cajuns" at the Liberty Theater

There's always something happening at Jean Lafitte---here's this month's calendar of activities, programs, and events.

To search by specific days, use the calendar below. Days and times of operations and information about holiday closings are here.

 

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Events Upcoming for April

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  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Walk along the Mississippi River levee and get an overview of New Orleans history. More

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army in 1815. More

  • Cercle Francophone

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    French speakers, unite! Join the conversation and keep Louisiana's Francophone traditions alive. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Vermilion

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Enjoy a bayou cruise with a National Park Service ranger from Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center. More

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Walk along the Mississippi River levee and get an overview of New Orleans history. More

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army in 1815. More

  • Wetlands Walk

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Cruise into the past on a ranger-guided boat tour. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Vermilion

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Enjoy a bayou cruise with a National Park Service ranger from Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center. More

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Join a ranger for a short talk---today's topic could be nature, human history, fascinating critters, or emerging ecological challenges in the wetlands. More

  • Quilting Circle

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Quilters from beginners to experts are enjoyed to join the circle for stitching and socializing. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    Walk along the Mississippi River levee and get an overview of New Orleans history. More

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    Hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army in 1815. More

  • Wetlands Walk

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Vermilion

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    Enjoy a bayou cruise with a National Park Service ranger from Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center. More

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    Join a ranger for a short talk---today's topic could be nature, human history, fascinating critters, or emerging ecological challenges in the wetlands. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Friday, April 25, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Friday, April 25, 2014

    Walk along the Mississippi River levee and get an overview of New Orleans history. More

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Friday, April 25, 2014

    Hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army in 1815. More

  • Wetlands Walk

    Friday, April 25, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Friday, April 25, 2014

    Cruise into the past on a ranger-guided boat tour. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Vermilion

    Friday, April 25, 2014

    Enjoy a bayou cruise with a National Park Service ranger from Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Friday, April 25, 2014

    Join a ranger for a short talk---today's topic could be nature, human history, fascinating critters, or emerging ecological challenges in the wetlands. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Walk along the Mississippi River levee and get an overview of New Orleans history. More

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army in 1815. More

  • Wetlands Walk

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Folklife Demonstrations

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Discover "the Cajun way" of music, dancing, quilting, and cooking. More

  • Rendez-vous des Cajuns

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    It's a Louisiana Saturday night Cajun-style! More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Vermilion

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Enjoy a bayou cruise with a National Park Service ranger from Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Join a ranger for a short talk---today's topic could be nature, human history, fascinating critters, or emerging ecological challenges in the wetlands. More

  • Beginners Bird Walk

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    Learn the basics of birding and find out how to share your sightings with the worldwide birding community. More

  • Wetlands Walk

    Sunday, April 27, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Sunday, April 27, 2014

    Join a ranger for a short talk---today's topic could be nature, human history, fascinating critters, or emerging ecological challenges in the wetlands. More

  • Cajun Music Jam

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    Sit in with local muscians or just sit back and enjoy! More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    Cruise into the past on a ranger-guided boat tour. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    Walk along the Mississippi River levee and get an overview of New Orleans history. More

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    Hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army in 1815. More

  • Cercle Francophone

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    French speakers, unite! Join the conversation and keep Louisiana's Francophone traditions alive. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Vermilion

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    Enjoy a bayou cruise with a National Park Service ranger from Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center. More

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Walk along the Mississippi River levee and get an overview of New Orleans history. More

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army in 1815. More

  • Wetlands Walk

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Cruise into the past on a ranger-guided boat tour. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Vermilion

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Enjoy a bayou cruise with a National Park Service ranger from Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center. More

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Join a ranger for a short talk---today's topic could be nature, human history, fascinating critters, or emerging ecological challenges in the wetlands. More

  • Quilting Circle

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Quilters from beginners to experts are enjoyed to join the circle for stitching and socializing. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    Walk along the Mississippi River levee and get an overview of New Orleans history. More

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    Hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army in 1815. More

  • Wetlands Walk

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Vermilion

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    Enjoy a bayou cruise with a National Park Service ranger from Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center. More

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    Join a ranger for a short talk---today's topic could be nature, human history, fascinating critters, or emerging ecological challenges in the wetlands. More

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