Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races

The Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races are back this year! First held in 1934, the Pirogue Races on Bayou Barataria are an important part of Jean Lafitte’s heritage. We are happy to announce there return this summer. Festivities include live music, local food, arts and crafts, boat making and of course the world championship pirogue races. This event is free of charge.

Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Location: Jules Nunez Seafood Pavilion and AJ & Sheron Fabre Market
Address: 920 Jean Lafitte Boulevard, Lafitte, LA 70067
Phone: (504) 756-3714
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Music: Junior and Sumtin’ Sneaky
Price: Free

For information please email the event organizers at or locate them on Facebook at 2018 Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races. Additional details are also available by contacting Timmy Kerner Jr. at 504-756-3714. Updates will be provided on Facebook as additional activities and appearances are confirmed.

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