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Six sites and lots of things to see and do at each---find out what's happening everywhere with the calendar.

There's always something happening at Jean Lafitte: here's a printable pdf calendar of August programs and events (includes July 28 ART of Citizenship event).

ALL Jean Lafitte visitor centers will be closed on Monday, September 3, for the Labor Day federal holiday and no ranger programs will occur at any park sites. Entrance gates at Chalmette Battlefield and Chalmette National Cemetery will be open 9;30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Parking lots gates at the Barataria Preserve will be open 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. for trail access.



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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Battle of New Orleans Talk

    • Time: 10:45 AM,2:45 PM
    • Location: Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/12/2018 to 09/30/2018

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 06/12/2018 to 09/27/2018

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Ranger Talk - French Quarter Visitor Center

    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Location: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/12/2018 to 09/29/2018

    Join a park ranger to discover the history and culture of New Orleans.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    • Time: 2:45 PM to 3:15 PM
    • Location: Acadian Cultural Center, Lafayette
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 06/12/2018 to 09/28/2018

    Ranger talks on various topics.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Wetlands Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/13/2018 to 09/30/2018

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Cajun Conversations

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/16/2018 to 09/29/2018

    Practice your Cajun French during basic conversation.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Explore & Restore Crafts for Kids - Prairie Acadian Cultural Ctr

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/16/2018 to 09/29/2018

    Join the hands-on fun and create unique crafts from ordinary objects.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Explore & Restore Family Fun - Barataria Preserve

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Join the rangers for an inspiration walk and craft time.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Folklife Demonstrations

    • Time: 2:45 PM,4:00 PM
    • Location: Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/16/2018 to 09/29/2018

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Rendez-vous des Cajuns

    • Time: 6:00 PM
    • Location: see description
    • Fees: see description
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/16/2018 to 09/29/2018

    It's a Louisiana Saturday night Cajun-style!

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Monday Music

    • Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Monday, August 20, 2018

    Every Monday Weekly from 06/18/2018 to 09/24/2018

    Discover the music of south Louisiana

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Cercle Francophone

    • Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 06/12/2018 to 09/25/2018

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Citizen Science: Phenology Training

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Phenology is the study of seasonal changes like plant blooms and bird migration; learn how to record and share what you see and become a citizen scientist

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Dulcimer Jam Session

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Acadian Cultural Center, Lafayette
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, September 8, 2018

    Join in or just enjoy dulcimer music.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    1815 Alive

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 9, 2018

    What was it like to be a soldier or civilian during the Battle of New Orleans era? Find out at a living history program.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone:

(504) 589-3882

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