Town Of Jean Lafitte
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Come explore the heart of the Barataria Basin, where the dark bayou waters hide silent alligators alongside the secrets of notorious pirate Jean Lafitte. Remnants of the past are still present in this historic fishing village and the trails and waterways traversing the area.

Only a short distance from the big city of New Orleans, Jean Lafitte and its bayou culture feels like a world apart. Spend the day here, touring the mysterious swamps, eating some of Louisiana’s best seafood and learning about the people and their unique way of life.

Jean Lafitte New Year’s Dance

Tickets are on sale at Town Hall. The Dance will be held at the Jean Lafitte Auditorium at 4911 City Park Drive. Tables are still available. Call 689-2208 for more information or visit town hall. Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.