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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 of July programs and events. Late change: the 9:30 a.m. riverfront history stroll at the French Quarter Visitor Center is now a 9:30 a.m. free ranger talk in the visitor center courtyard; no limit on number who may attend and no tickets needed.



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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
    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Everyday from 07/13/2017 to 10/31/2017

    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

    Ranger Talk

    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Location: French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans
    • Fees: free
    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 07/19/2017 to 10/31/2017

    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
    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 07/13/2017 to 10/31/2017

    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
    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 07/13/2017 to 10/29/2017

    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 2:00 PM
    • Location: Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 07/15/2017 to 10/28/2017

    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, July 22, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 07/15/2017 to 10/28/2017

    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, July 22, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 07/15/2017 to 10/28/2017

    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, July 22, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 07/15/2017 to 10/28/2017

    It's a Louisiana Saturday night Cajun-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, July 25, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 07/18/2017 to 10/31/2017

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, July 25, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 07/13/2017 to 10/31/2017

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Qigong Class

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
    • Location: Acadian Cultural Center, Lafayette
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Enjoy a free exercise class based on an ancient Chinese system.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Cajun Music Jam

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    • Location: Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    • Fees: free
    Monday, August 7, 2017

    Every Monday Weekly from 08/07/2017 to 10/30/2017

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

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Citizen Science Workshop

    • Time: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Learn to track and identify seasonal changes in nature and contribute to Barataria Preserve research.

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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, August 12, 2017

    Join in or just enjoy dulcimer music.

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Last updated: July 19, 2017

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419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone:

(504) 589-3882

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