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Burmarigold flowers
Burmarigolds bloom in Louisiana wetlands throughout the fall, providing a sunny touch to the landscape's green.

There's always something happening at Jean Lafitte---here's a printable pdf of programs, events, and exhibits for December. Note that there will not be a Cajun music jam at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center on Monday, December 12.

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
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Everyday from 10/28/2016 to 01/31/2017

    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

    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, December 7, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 11/30/2016 to 12/16/2016

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Exhibit - Art by Theon Guillory

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM,9:00 AM to 5:00 PM,8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 11/29/2016 to 12/30/2016

    Discover south Louisiana through a local artist's eyes.

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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
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 11/01/2016 to 01/31/2017

    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
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 10/28/2016 to 01/31/2017

    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
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 10/28/2016 to 01/31/2017

    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

    Wetlands Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    • Fees: free
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 10/28/2016 to 01/29/2017

    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 2:30 PM
    • Location: Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, December 10, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/29/2016 to 01/28/2017

    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 10, 2016

    Join in or just enjoy dulcimer music.

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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, December 10, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/29/2016 to 01/28/2017

    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, December 10, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/29/2016 to 01/28/2017

    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, December 10, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/29/2016 to 01/28/2017

    It's a Louisiana Saturday night Cajun-style!

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Thibodaux Farmer's Market

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, December 10, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 12/03/2016 to 12/17/2016

    Local favorites, fresh produce, and more right next to the center.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Yuletide at the Malus-Beauregard House

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, December 10, 2016

    Celebrate the season in 1800s style!

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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 13, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 11/01/2016 to 01/31/2017

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Nature Photography Walk

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, December 17, 2016

    Nature photographer Mike Murphree shares his secrets on a special 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, December 19, 2016

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Battle of New Orleans Anniversary at Chalmette Battlefield

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette
    • Fees: free
    Friday, January 6, 2017

    Experience the Battle of New Orleans as cannons, campfires, and troops return to Chalmette Battlefield.

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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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