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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 is a printable pdf calendar of December programs and events.

Upcoming holidays:

  • ALL park visitor centers will be closed on Monday, December 25, and Monday, January 1. for the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Trails and parking lots at the Barataria Preserve will be open 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Chalmette Battlefield and Chalmette National Cemetery gates and grounds will be open 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


To search by specific days or for future events, use the "Search for Events" function below. Be sure to click on "Show Results" to get the information you've requested. Check the "Show ALL instances of recurring events" box to get every day and time a program is offered; if you do not check the box, only the first time/day a program is offered will appear in the list.

 

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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
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Everyday from 10/19/2017 to 01/31/2018

    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

    Cercle Francophone

    • Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 10/24/2017 to 10/30/2018

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 11/14/2017 to 12/28/2017

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Ranger Talk

    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Location: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 10/19/2017 to 01/31/2018

    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
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 10/19/2017 to 01/31/2018

    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, December 6, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 10/19/2017 to 01/31/2018

    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, December 9, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/21/2017 to 01/27/2018

    Practice your Cajun French during basic conversation.

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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, December 9, 2017

    Join in or just enjoy dulcimer music.

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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, December 9, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/21/2017 to 01/27/2018

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

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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, December 9, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/21/2017 to 01/27/2018

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Nature Photography Walk

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, December 9, 2017

    Nature photographer Mike Murphree shares his secrets on a special walk.

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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, December 9, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/21/2017 to 01/27/2018

    It's a Louisiana Saturday night Cajun-style!

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Yuletide & Book Signing

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM,10:45 AM to 12:45 PM
    • Location: Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, December 9, 2017

    Celebrate the season in 1800s style!

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Cajun Music Jam

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Monday, December 11, 2017

    Every Monday Weekly from 10/23/2017 to 01/29/2018

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

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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, December 16, 2017

    Join the rangers for an inspiration walk and craft time.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone:

(504) 589-3882

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