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A frog floats in a bayou surrounded by aquatic plants
Summertime in Louisiana means hot, humid weather. Look for frogs and other critters enjoying a dip in the bayou to cool off.

The Acadian Cultural Center in Lafayette is closed for repairs due to recent area flooding.

There's always something happening at Jean Lafitte---here's a printable pdf of programs, events, and exhibits for August.

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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
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Everyday from 08/22/2016 to 10/31/2016

    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

    Cajun Conversations

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 08/27/2016 to 10/29/2016

    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, August 27, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 08/27/2016 to 10/29/2016

    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, August 27, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 08/27/2016 to 10/29/2016

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Prairie Acadian NPS Centennial Day

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    From crafts to music to architecture to food, it's an all-day party in honor of the National Park Service Centennial!

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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 27, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 08/27/2016 to 10/29/2016

    It's a Louisiana Saturday night Cajun-style!

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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
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/23/2016 to 10/29/2016

    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

    Snoball Day - NPS Centennial Party

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Celebrate the National Park Service's 100th birthday with a day of cool eats and family fun!

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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, August 27, 2016

    Every Saturday Weekly from 08/27/2016 to 10/29/2016

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Wetlands Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/24/2016 to 10/30/2016

    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, August 29, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly from 08/22/2016 to 10/31/2016

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Exhibit - "Southern Mud N' Moss"

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM,9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Monday, August 29, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 06/01/2016 to 08/30/2016

    Explore south Louisiana landscapes through the work of local artist Sharlene Eymard Dufrene

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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 30, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 08/23/2016 to 10/25/2016

    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: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 08/23/2016 to 10/27/2016

    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, August 30, 2016

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 08/23/2016 to 10/28/2016

    Ranger talks on various topics.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Exhibit - Coastal Campers Art Show

    • 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
    Thursday, September 1, 2016

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/01/2016 to 09/14/2016

    Discover Louisiana's coast through student art works.

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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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