Calendar

Sign that says Jean Lafitte Visitor Center
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 of programs and events for February.

  • Be sure to note holiday closures.
  • The dulcimer jam scheduled for Saturday, February 11, at the Acadian Cultural Center in Lafayette has been cancelled.

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
    Sunday, February 19, 2017

    Everyday from 01/27/2017 to 04/30/2017

    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

    National Cemetery Tour

    • Time: 10:00 AM,12:00 PM,2:00 PM
    • Location: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, February 19, 2017

    Walk the cemetery grounds to discover its history.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Wetlands Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, February 19, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 01/27/2017 to 04/30/2017

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Cajun Music Jam

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 6:15 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Monday, February 20, 2017

    Every Monday Weekly from 01/30/2017 to 04/24/2017

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

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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, February 21, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 01/31/2017 to 04/25/2017

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Film: "The Cajun Way: Echoes of Acadia"

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM,10:00 AM to 10:30 AM,11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,12:00 PM to 12:30 PM,1:00 PM to 1:30 PM,2:00 PM to 2:30 PM,3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Acadian Cultural Center, Lafayette
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 01/27/2017 to 04/29/2017

    Travel with the Acadian people on their journey from Canada to a new life in south Louisiana.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 01/31/2017 to 04/27/2017

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger.

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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, February 21, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 01/27/2017 to 04/28/2017

    Ranger talks on various topics.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Riverfront History Stroll

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 01/27/2017 to 04/29/2017

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

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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, February 25, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 01/28/2017 to 04/29/2017

    Practice your Cajun French during basic conversation.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Explore & Restore Crafts for Kids

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, February 25, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 01/28/2017 to 04/29/2017

    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, February 25, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 01/28/2017 to 04/29/2017

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Mardi Gras at the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM,9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, February 25, 2017

    It's the biggest party of the year in Cajun country---join the fun!

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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, February 25, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 01/28/2017 to 04/29/2017

    It's a Louisiana Saturday night Cajun-style!

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    "The Chickens Know It's Mardi Gras"

    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Monday, February 27, 2017

    Celebrate Mardi Gras with a special Cajun music jam!

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM,10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: see below
    Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 03/01/2017 to 05/31/2017

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Bayou Lafourche Cleanup

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    Get your hands dirty in a good cause---help clean up Bayou Lafourche!

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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, March 11, 2017

    Join in or just enjoy dulcimer music.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone:

(504) 589-3882
Phone numbers are for park headquarters. Phones are answered 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Park headquarters is closed on federal holidays and on Mardi Gras.

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