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Back the Blue Concert
8/28/2016   6:00PM
Music, Food, Drinks, Fun, Fireworks!!!

Music by: The Topcats & Caleb Paul, who will be performing his quickly rising law enforcement tribute song "The Thin Blue Line" Come join us as we show our support for all law enforcement! Funds raised to be donated to the injured and fallen law enforcement fund in Baton Rouge. Music, Food, Drinks, Fun, Fireworks!!! Lafreniere Park Al Copeland Meadow Stage SEE YOU THERE!!!!




Uncle Sam Jam
7/3/2016   2:45 PM
Celebrate Independence Day in the Park

Don't miss this incredible event!!
Food, Fun, Fireworks, & Live Music !!!!

2:45 - 3:30 Remedy
3:45 - 4:15 90 Degrees West
4:30 - 5:30 Thompson Square
6:00 - 7:15 Sara Evans
7:45 - 9:00 Joe Nichols
9:00 - 9:30 Fireworks

#UncleSamJam

*times subject to change without notice




Last Night for the Light Display
12/30/2015   5:30 pm
Lafreniere Park Lights Display Ends

Our annual lights display will come on Friday December 4th at 6pm The Hours will be Sunday - Thursday 5:30pm - 9:30pm and Friday and Saturday 5:30pm - 11:30pm As usual we will have a driving or walking tour. Our carousel will be opened during the Light s Display and rides are $1. Children can create and ornament and hang it on a tree in "Santa's Forest at no charge. Some of our new features are: More Minions, An X-Winged Fighter to the Star Wars Section, and in the lagoon a Pirate Ship. Concessions will be available for sale The Last Night of the Lights will be Wednesday December 30th

We will charge $5 per vehicle and all vehicles must enter the Park at West Napoleon Ave.




Uncle Sam Jam
7/3/2015   12:00 PM
Music and Fireworks

Uncle Sam Jam will be here before we know it. Here are the times for the day's events:
12:00pm Christian Serpas & Ghost Town
2:00pm Remedy
3:30pm 90 Degrees West
5:00pm Courtney Cole
6:30pm Lonestar
7:45pm DJ - Patriotic Music
8:00pm FIREWORKS
8:15pm Josh Turner

Bring your blankets and chairs. Food & beverage vendors available. NO outside food or beverages allowed.
There will be a break in the music at 8 O'CLOCK P.M. for the fireworks.

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Memorial Day Jam
5/25/2015   3:00 PM
Food, Fun, and FREE Music

2015 Memorial Day Jam 3 O'clock Thunder will take the stage at 3:30 PM 90 Degrees West will follow at 6:30 PM Food and Drink Vendors will be on-site. Come on out with your family and enjoy an evening in Lafreniere Park!




Lafreniere Live Concert - MoJeaux
5/20/2015   6:30 PM
Final Concert of the Spring Series

FREE concert on the Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and have a GREAT time! We request that you not bring in outside food or drink. Support the local vendors - concessions available.

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Big Easy Premier Tournament
3/29/2015  
Girls Soccer Weekend

We are pleased to invite you and your club to submit an application to participate in The Big Easy Premier Tournament held in late March this year. This tournament is for COMPETITIVE-I level teams. Louisiana Fire Juniors is dedicated to providing the highest level of competition in a fun filled atmosphere. Sportsmanship and the spirit of fair play have become trademarks of our tournaments. We are one of the largest and well respected clubs in Louisiana with a long and proud history of bringing quality soccer to the Greater New Orleans community. We are also focused on player development and we offer this tournament as a means to present competition and talent for premier teams across the southeast. Tournament play is an integral part of Louisiana Fire Juniors soccer, it allows teams the opportunity to play several games in a short period of time. This opportunity for frequent repetitions of skills and tactics can be the key to improvement for players and teams. Tournament play also helps to teach a team how to play and win in a pressure situation. In addition, it gives each player the opportunity to travel, and to meet soccer players from other places. It also gives the coaching staff an opportunity to learn from other programs and to measure the progress of the Club's teaching efforts. Please know we offer incentives for last year's National Champions, Regional Competitors & State champions. Please check out the Big Easy Price Incentive Flyer for more details. For additional information, questions, or to have an application faxed to you, please call our office at 504-465-8224 or email asilvas@louisianafirejrs.com.



For more information, please visit: Click Here for More Information


Big Easy Premier Tournament
3/28/2015  
Girls Soccer Weekend

We are pleased to invite you and your club to submit an application to participate in The Big Easy Premier Tournament held in late March this year. This tournament is for COMPETITIVE-I level teams. Louisiana Fire Juniors is dedicated to providing the highest level of competition in a fun filled atmosphere. Sportsmanship and the spirit of fair play have become trademarks of our tournaments. We are one of the largest and well respected clubs in Louisiana with a long and proud history of bringing quality soccer to the Greater New Orleans community. We are also focused on player development and we offer this tournament as a means to present competition and talent for premier teams across the southeast. Tournament play is an integral part of Louisiana Fire Juniors soccer, it allows teams the opportunity to play several games in a short period of time. This opportunity for frequent repetitions of skills and tactics can be the key to improvement for players and teams. Tournament play also helps to teach a team how to play and win in a pressure situation. In addition, it gives each player the opportunity to travel, and to meet soccer players from other places. It also gives the coaching staff an opportunity to learn from other programs and to measure the progress of the Club's teaching efforts. Please know we offer incentives for last year's National Champions, Regional Competitors & State champions. Please check out the Big Easy Price Incentive Flyer for more details. For additional information, questions, or to have an application faxed to you, please call our office at 504-465-8224 or email asilvas@louisianafirejrs.com.



For more information, please visit: Click Here for More Information


Big Easy Premier Tournament
3/22/2015  
Boys Soccer Weekend

We are pleased to invite you and your club to submit an application to participate in The Big Easy Premier Tournament held in late March this year. This tournament is for COMPETITIVE-I level teams. Louisiana Fire Juniors is dedicated to providing the highest level of competition in a fun filled atmosphere. Sportsmanship and the spirit of fair play have become trademarks of our tournaments. We are one of the largest and well respected clubs in Louisiana with a long and proud history of bringing quality soccer to the Greater New Orleans community. We are also focused on player development and we offer this tournament as a means to present competition and talent for premier teams across the southeast. Tournament play is an integral part of Louisiana Fire Juniors soccer, it allows teams the opportunity to play several games in a short period of time. This opportunity for frequent repetitions of skills and tactics can be the key to improvement for players and teams. Tournament play also helps to teach a team how to play and win in a pressure situation. In addition, it gives each player the opportunity to travel, and to meet soccer players from other places. It also gives the coaching staff an opportunity to learn from other programs and to measure the progress of the Club's teaching efforts. Please know we offer incentives for last year's National Champions, Regional Competitors & State champions. Please check out the Big Easy Price Incentive Flyer for more details. For additional information, questions, or to have an application faxed to you, please call our office at 504-465-8224 or email asilvas@louisianafirejrs.com.



For more information, please visit: Click Here for More Information


Big Easy Premier Tournament
3/21/2015  
Boys Soccer Weekend

We are pleased to invite you and your club to submit an application to participate in The Big Easy Premier Tournament held in late March this year. This tournament is for COMPETITIVE-I level teams. Louisiana Fire Juniors is dedicated to providing the highest level of competition in a fun filled atmosphere. Sportsmanship and the spirit of fair play have become trademarks of our tournaments. We are one of the largest and well respected clubs in Louisiana with a long and proud history of bringing quality soccer to the Greater New Orleans community. We are also focused on player development and we offer this tournament as a means to present competition and talent for premier teams across the southeast. Tournament play is an integral part of Louisiana Fire Juniors soccer, it allows teams the opportunity to play several games in a short period of time. This opportunity for frequent repetitions of skills and tactics can be the key to improvement for players and teams. Tournament play also helps to teach a team how to play and win in a pressure situation. In addition, it gives each player the opportunity to travel, and to meet soccer players from other places. It also gives the coaching staff an opportunity to learn from other programs and to measure the progress of the Club's teaching efforts. Please know we offer incentives for last year's National Champions, Regional Competitors & State champions. Please check out the Big Easy Price Incentive Flyer for more details. For additional information, questions, or to have an application faxed to you, please call our office at 504-465-8224 or email asilvas@louisianafirejrs.com.



For more information, please visit: Click Here for More Information


Pot O Gold Disc Golf Tournament
3/14/2015  
Details to be announced




Soccer Fest
3/1/2015  
Louisiana Fire Juniors - Competitive II Tournament

Louisiana Fire Juniors is dedicated to providing the highest level of competition in a fun filled atmosphere. Sportsmanship and the spirit of fair play have become trademarks of our tournaments. We are one of the largest and well respected clubs in Louisiana with a long and proud history of bringing quality soccer to the Greater New Orleans community.



For more information, please visit: Soccer Fest


Soccer Fest
2/28/2015  
Louisiana Fire Juniors - Competitive II Tournament

Louisiana Fire Juniors is dedicated to providing the highest level of competition in a fun filled atmosphere. Sportsmanship and the spirit of fair play have become trademarks of our tournaments. We are one of the largest and well respected clubs in Louisiana with a long and proud history of bringing quality soccer to the Greater New Orleans community.



For more information, please visit: Soccer Fest


Krewe of Argus Staging & Loading
2/16/2015  
The Krewe of Argus will be staging and loading floats in the park




GNO Women's Soccer League Tournament
2/8/2015  
GNOWSL Mardi Gras Tournament

Our league is diverse, fun, and competitive, and we welcome players at all skill levels. GNOWSL is a recreational nonprofit league for women ages 17 and up.



For more information, please visit: Greater New Orleans Women's Soccer League


GNO Women's Soccer League Tournament
2/7/2015  
GNOWSL Mardi Gras Tournament

Our league is diverse, fun, and competitive, and we welcome players at all skill levels. GNOWSL is a recreational nonprofit league for women ages 17 and up.



For more information, please visit: Greater New Orleans Women's Soccer League


All State Sugar Bowl High School Lacrosse Classic
1/25/2015  
2015 All State Sugar Bowl High School Lacrosse Classic

The Tournament will tentatively be held January 24 & 25, 2015 at Lafreniere Park in Metairie, LA. Registration for teams will open in October. For boys, there will be Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshmen, U15, U13 and U11 brackets for play. Girls teams play in Varsity, SubVarsity and Youth divisions.



For more information, please visit: Friends of New Orleans Lacrosse & the AllState Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Classic


All State Sugar Bowl High School Lacrosse Classic
1/24/2015  
2015 All State Sugar Bowl High School Lacrosse Classic

The Tournament will tentatively be held January 24 & 25, 2015 at Lafreniere Park in Metairie, LA. Registration for teams will open in October. For boys, there will be Varsity, Junior Varsity, Freshmen, U15, U13 and U11 brackets for play. Girls teams play in Varsity, SubVarsity and Youth divisions.



For more information, please visit: Friends of New Orleans Lacrosse & the AllState Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Classic


Holiday Lights Closing
1/1/2015   9:00 PM
Last Night to See the Lights!

Don't miss out on the lights in Lafreniere Park! This is your last chance. $3.00 per car




No Holiday Lights Tonight
12/23/2014  
Weather Cancellation

Due to expected inclement weather, Holiday in the Park at Lafreniere Park is cancelled today, Tuesday, December 23, 2014. The lights will be on and free to the public from Dusk to 9 PM on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Night. Normal weekend hours (Dusk-11:15 PM) will resume on Friday.




NO Holiday Lights Tonight
12/19/2014  
Weather Cancellation

Due to expected inclement weather, Holiday in the Park at Lafreniere Park is CANCELLED today, Friday, December 19, 2014. Please come back tomorrow.




Holiday Lights Opening
12/5/2014   6:30 PM
Come See Us Flip the Switch for the Holiday Lights!

$3.00 per car




Holiday in the Park
12/5/2014   5:30 PM

On Friday December 5th at 6:30pm we will have our “Flipping of the Switch” Ceremony. Typically, the lights come on at 5:30pm daily and go off at 9:45pm Sunday – Thursday and 11:45pm Friday and Saturday. 1. Admission Fee is $3.00 per vehicle regardless of how many people are in that vehicle. Also, free admission on Christmas Eve & Day along with New Year’s Eve & Day. 2. ALL money collected is spent on improving the display for the next year. 3. Vehicles will enter the Park from West Napoleon Ave and exit on Downs Blvd and Vets. 4. Some features include: Lombardi Trophy, Penguin Island, Our Sea Serpent in the Lagoon, a fully operational Ferris wheel, and under the Main Pavilion is our lights that are in time with music, we have a Circus Scene, and a section dedicated to Star Wars. Also, we have Santa’s Forest where you can choose an ornament and decorate it however you like and place it on one of the Christmas Trees free of charge. 5. Our newest features this year will be new Star Wars figures R2D2 and CP3O, M & M people, Olaf and Sven from the movie “Frozen” and the Minions from the movie “Despicable Me.” 6. We will have musical groups nightly. Mostly school bands and choral groups. The Jefferson Parish Library will also have “Story Time” performances where they act out traditional Christmas Stories on stage. On the weekends we are expecting visits from Santa, Frosty, and Rudolph. We usually have a calendar listing the performances available to the public. 7. Our display is 100% LED. 8. We will have a “Snow Day” on Saturday December 13th where it will snow in the Park. It will be free and open to the public at 9:30am. 9. Both a driving and walking tour are available. 10. Santa, Frosty and Rudolph will make appearances on the weekends. 11. We will once again have Santa’s Forest where you can choose and design an ornament and hang it on a tree free of charge. 12. Concessions will be available nightly.




Lights Up the Holidays Gala
12/4/2014   7:00 PM
Libations, Food, and Music!

Please join the Lafreniere Patrons Board for the 2014 Lights Up the Holidays Gala! Libations, Food, and Music. A Second Line will be held from the Foundation Center to flip the switch on the park light display! Festive attire is recommended. All proceeds benefit Lafreniere Park projects!

Tickets are $65 per person and $100 per couple. For reservations, please contact Karen Villavaso at 504-887-5993, Bob Emery at 504-884-7218, or email lafrenierepark2013@gmail.com.

Lafreniere Park Foundation Center

For more information, please visit: Click Here to See the Invitation


Light The Night Walk
11/6/2014   5:30 PM
Join Us In Raising Funds to Cure Blood Cancer

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocacy for lifesaving treatments and the most promising cancer research anywhere. And it’s all happening now. Not someday, today. Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams and consumers help by donating at retail outlets. These efforts culminate in inspirational, evening walks in nearly two hundred communities each fall across North America.



For more information, please visit: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


Pet Fest
11/2/2014   10AM-4PM
Pet Fest is the party where “Pets Bring their People”

The Jefferson SPCA is hosting the 7th Annual Pet Fest on Sunday Nov. 2nd from 10am until 4pm in Lafreniere Park. Pet Fest is the party where “Pets Bring their People”, “Attracts Thousands” and has helped find “Forever Families” for hundreds of homeless animals. The theme for Pet Fest 2014 is “Viva Paws Vegas”. Pet Fest 2014 will feature a: *Mega-Adopt-a-thon with 40 area shelter/rescue groups hoping to find forever homes for the hundreds of homeless pets that will be available for adoption *Pet Health Watch area where area veterinarians will be available to share current pet care * Pet Marketplace where vendors will offer the latest in pet nutrition and pet items * AKC area where area dog clubs will provide demonstrations and interactive pet games * Delicious New Orleans Cuisine * Great Local Music from “Remedy Rock” an "The Top Cats".



For more information, please visit: Jefferson SPCA PET FEST


Park-a-Boo
10/26/2014   1:00 PM
A Fun-Filled Halloween Celebration just for Kids

Park-A-Boo is a 3-day Halloween Celebration primarily for children under 13 years old to costume and participate in activities such as trick or treating, Boo House, face-painting, games, etc. Their Safety and full participation is paramount in the minds of those planning the Park-A-Boo event. Park-A-Boo will take place on the Pavilion Island in Lafreniere Park in East Jefferson. The location is family-friendly and allows for a safe and controlled venue for the family event. Kenner Kiwanis and its partners and sponsors are excited to provide children with an opportunity to enjoy this safe, fun family experience.

Alcohol, Smoking, and Pets are Prohibited

Pavilion Island

For more information, please visit: PARK-A-BOO


Park-a-Boo
10/25/2014   1:00 PM
A Fun-Filled Halloween Celebration just for Kids

Park-A-Boo is a 3-day Halloween Celebration primarily for children under 13 years old to costume and participate in activities such as trick or treating, Boo House, face-painting, games, etc. Their Safety and full participation is paramount in the minds of those planning the Park-A-Boo event. Park-A-Boo will take place on the Pavilion Island in Lafreniere Park in East Jefferson. The location is family-friendly and allows for a safe and controlled venue for the family event. Kenner Kiwanis and its partners and sponsors are excited to provide children with an opportunity to enjoy this safe, fun family experience.

Alcohol, Smoking, and Pets are Prohibited

Pavilion Island

For more information, please visit: PARK-A-BOO


Park-a-Boo
10/24/2014   5:00 PM
A Fun-Filled Halloween Celebration just for Kids

Park-A-Boo is a 3-day Halloween Celebration primarily for children under 13 years old to costume and participate in activities such as trick or treating, Boo House, face-painting, games, etc. Their Safety and full participation is paramount in the minds of those planning the Park-A-Boo event. Park-A-Boo will take place on the Pavilion Island in Lafreniere Park in East Jefferson. The location is family-friendly and allows for a safe and controlled venue for the family event. Kenner Kiwanis and its partners and sponsors are excited to provide children with an opportunity to enjoy this safe, fun family experience.

Alcohol, Smoking, and Pets are Prohibited

Pavilion Island

For more information, please visit: PARK-A-BOO


Louisiana Walks for Parkinsons
10/18/2014   9:00 AM
Walk, Silent Auction, and Parade of Prizes

Schedule Saturday, October 18, 2014 Registration on day of walk begins at 9 a.m. Walk begins at 10:30 a.m. Registration Fee $25 by mail or online and on walk day Children 12 & under are free Registered Walkers Will Receive • Official walk t-shirt • Free food from great local restaurants • Complimentary water, soft drinks and beer Music by Midnight Special Band, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lafreniere Park Foundation Center

For more information, please visit: Louisiana Walks for Parkinsons


Que Pasa Fest
10/11/2014   Noon-9PM
Celebrating Latino Arts & Culture

Family Day! Treat the whole family to a fun-filled day of music, food, sports, Zumba, dance and kid’s activities. Scheduled to appear: Kazzabe, Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys, Chegadao, Grupo Recuerdos, Giselle Gastell, The New Orleans Gumbo Latin Band, Mariachi Jalisco, Dora the Explorer, Elmo, Lou, Dora and Phil Sison, Fernando Gort, Brenda Murphy, DJ Guanaco and so many more!

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage

For more information, please visit: Que Pasa Fest 2014


Lafreniere Live Concert - 90 Degrees West
10/9/2014   6:30 PM
Free Concert at the Al Copeland Concert Stage

FREE concert on the Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and have a GREAT time! We request that you not bring in outside food or drink. We will have a great assortment of Food & Drink vendors from which to choose! See you there!!!

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Lafreniere Live Concert - WEATHERED
10/2/2014   6:30 PM
Free Concert at the Al Copeland Concert Stage

FREE concert on the Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and have a GREAT time! We request that you not bring in outside food or drink. We will have a great assortment of Food & Drink vendors from which to choose! See you there!!!

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Uncle Sam Jam 2014
7/3/2014  

Annual FREE Fireworks display with music, food and fun for the entire family. Vendors open at 3PM - Event starts at 4PM with pre-recorded music. Christian Serpas & Ghost Town will open show at 5:30 pm. LEE GREENWOOD will perform at 7:30 followed by fireworks at 9PM. Jana Kramer will perform from 9:20 to 10:30 pm. Food & beverage concessions available. Come join the fun!




ALBC Youth Fishing Tournament
6/7/2014   Daybreak

Fishing Tournament for ages 4 thru 15. All proceeds benefit Children's Hospital. T-shirt and trophy awarded to each participant. Plaques given to winner in each category - Bass - Perch and Ruff Fish. Age catergories (4-8), (9-12) and (13-15) with 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each category and age group. Winners must be present. Must provide own fishing equipment. Bait cn be live or artificial. Participants can only fish in Lafreniere Park Lagoon. Entry form must accompany $10 entrance fee.

Sponsored by Eagle Claw Bass Masters; Crescent City BAss Masters; and East Bank Bass Association Go to albc_kidstour@yahoo.com

Shelter #2

504-201-2019


Lafreniere Live Concert - THE TOP CATS
5/29/2014   6:30 PM
Concert Series

FREE concert on the Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and have a GREAT time! We request that you not bring in outside food or drink. Support the local vendors - concessions available.

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Haynes Academy Symphonic Band Performance
5/23/2014   5:30 PM

Come to the Park and enjoy a FREE performance by the Haynes Academy Symphonic Band.

Al Copeland Meadow Stage


Lafreniere Live Concert - WISEGUYS
5/22/2014   6:30 PM
Concert Series

FREE concert on the Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and have a GREAT time! We request that you not bring in outside food or drink. Support the local vendors - concessions available.

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Lafreniere Live Concert - CONTRAFLOW
5/15/2014   6:30 PM
Concert Series

FREE concert on the Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and have a GREAT time! We request that you not bring in outside food or drink. Support the local vendors - concessions available.

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Lafreniere Live Concert - BAND CAMP
5/8/2014   6:30 PM
Concert Series

FREE concert on the Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and have a GREAT time! We request that you not bring in outside food or drink. Support the local vendors - concessions available.

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Fidelity's Concert In the Park - Swing in the Park
5/6/2014   7:00 pm
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

(Rain Date - Wed., May 7) Features classics and modern favorites that will please all generations of listeners. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics for a relaxed evening at the park! While refreshments will be available for purchase, guests are invited to bring their own ice chests, food and beverage. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items for Second Harvest Food Bank.

The LA Philharmonic Orchestra is dedicated to maintaining live orchestral music and a full-scale symphonic orchestra as an integral part of the cultural and educational life of the New Orleans area, the entire state of LA, and the Gulf South region. Formed in 1991, the LPO is the oldest full-time musician governed and collaboratively operated orchestra in the U.S. LPO offers a full 36-week season with more than 120 performances, including classics, light classics, pops, education, fmaily, park and community engagement concerts in N.O. and across multi-parish areas. LPO collaborates with and provides orchestral support for other cultural and performing arts organizations, including N.O. Opera Assn, Symphony Chorus of N.O., N.O. Ballet Assn and Delta Festival Ballet.

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage

This event is sponsored by: Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank


Lafreniere Live Concert - THE BOOGIE MEN
4/24/2014   6:30 PM
Concert Series

FREE concert on the Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and have a GREAT time! We request that you not bring in outside food or drink. Support the local vendors - concessions available.

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Lafreniere Live Concert - BUCKTOWN ALL STARS
4/17/2014   6:30 pm
Concert Series

FREE concert on the Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage. Bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and have a GREAT time! We request that you not bring in outside food or drink. Support the local vendors - concessions available.

Al Copeland Meadow Concert Stage


Jeff Parish Rabies Vaccination Drive
4/15/2014   1:00 pm

Vaccinate your pet! Located in the Mall Island area from 1:00-5:00 pm. License issued to Jefferson Parish residents ONLY! Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in a carrier. COST: $15 per per - CASH ONLY. License and tag good for one year. This clinic is made possible by the Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter, The Southeast LA Veterinary Assn, and the Jefferson SPCA. For more info, call 736-6111, 349-5111 or 733-5878.

Lafreneire Park - Mall Island
3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie 70003

For more information, please visit:


Holiday In The Park - 2013
1/1/2014  
Holiday Light Display

OPENS - Fri, Dec 6 and closes Wed, Jan 1. Open daily - Sun - Thurs from dusk to 9:45pm and Fri & Sat from dusk to 11:45pm. ADMISSION: $3 per vehicle (no exceptions). Drive and/or walk thru. Carousel open daily till 9pm - $1 per rider. Watch for Santa, Rudolph and/or Frosty on Thurs thru Sun. Children can decorate an ornament and place on one of our trees at this FREE booth! Concessions available for an additional charge. FREE ADMISSION on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.



504-838-4389


Lafreniere Live - Contraflow
11/14/2013   6:00 pm

FREE ADMISSION! Food and beverages available for purchase

Al Copeland Concert Meadow Stage

504-838-4389


Lafreniere Live - Boogiemen
11/7/2013   6:00 pm

FREE ADMISSION! Food and beverages available for purchase.

Al Copeland Concert Meadow Stage

504-838-4389


Pet Fest 2013
11/3/2013   10:00 am
A Walk in the Bark

A fun event for you and your pet! 10:00 am until 4:00 pm For more info visit: http://www.FriendsPetFest.org

Lafreniere Park Meadow area


Lafreniere Live - Band Camp
10/31/2013   6:00 pm

FREE ADMISSION! Food and beverages available for purchase.

Al Copeland Concert Meadow Stage

504-838-4389


Park-A-Boo 2013
10/25/2013  
5th Annual Halloween Event for Kids

Fri, Oct 25 - 5:00-8:30 pm; Sat, Oct 26 - 1:00-8:30 pm'; and Sat, Oct 27 - 1:00-5:30 pm (Each child must be accompanied by an adult) Not too scary Halloween fun activities for children 12 & younger. The BOO House, WITCH WAY (a maze), TREAT STREET (treat stations), FACE PAINTING, COSTUME CONTESTS, GAMES, BALLOONS, STORY TELLING, FAMOUS CHARACTERS, ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD BOOTHS. Admission: PAY-ONE-PRICE - Ages 12 & under - $5; Ages 2 & under - FREE; Ages 13/up and adults - $7 NOTE: Food and costume contest not included in fee. Visit www.park-a-boo.com


3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie 70003


Uncle Sam Jam 2013
7/3/2013   5-11 PM

Music, concessions, and fireworks display! FREE ADMISSION 5:00-7:00 - Ghost Town 7:00-9:00 - New Orleans Concert Band 9:00-9:15 - Fireworks Display 9:15-11:00 - Bucktown All Stars Don't forget blanket or lawn chairs!!! For more info contact the Park Office at 838-4389




2013 ALBC District VI Youth Fishing Tournament
6/1/2013   Safelite

(Ages 4 to 15) The Association of Louisiana Bass Clubs is hosting the fishing tourney for youth. All proceeds will be donated to Children’s Hospital. Early registration will guarantee participants a t-shirt and trophy. Fish the lagoon for bass, perch and ruff fish - Prizes to be awarded - 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each age group. Age groups are (4-8 yrs), (9-12 yrs) and (13-15 yrs). Each age group can weigh in 2 of their largest fish in each category. FEE: $10 per person Must register BEFORE fishing! Applications can be obtained at most fishing outlets, Lafreniere Park, or contact Neil Whitney (504-201-2019 or email: albc_kidstour@yahoo.com

Lafreniere Park Shelter No 2
3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie 70003


Lafreniere Live - Bucktown All Stars
5/30/2013  
6:30-8:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION - Performance by "Bucktown All Stars" Concessions and refreshments availalbe. Don't forget the lawn chairs and/or blankets!




LA Philharmonic Orchestra Concert
5/24/2013   6:00 pm

FREE ADMISSION - Don't forget the lawn chairs and/or blankets! NOTE: Due to rain - it has been rescheduled for Friday, May 24




Lafreniere Live - Mojeaux
5/23/2013  
6:30-8:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION - Performance by "Mojeaux" Concessions and refreshments availalbe. Don't forget the lawn chairs and/or blankets!




Lafreniere Live - The Yat Pack
5/16/2013  
6:30-8:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION - Performance by "The Yat Pack" Concessions and refreshments availalbe. Don't forget the lawn chairs and/or blankets!




Lafreniere Live - Flow Tribe
5/9/2013  
6:30-8:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION - Performance by "Flow Tribe" Concessions and refreshments availalbe. Don't forget the lawn chairs and/or blankets!




Lafreniere Live - 90 Degrees West
4/25/2013  
6:30-8:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION - Performance by "90 Degrees West" Concessions and refreshments availalbe. Don't forget the lawn chairs and/or blankets!




Lafreniere Live - Wise Guys
4/18/2013  
6:30-8:30 pm

FREE ADMISSION - Performance by "Wise Guys" Concessions and refreshments availalbe. Don't forget the lawn chairs and/or blankets!




Holiday In The Park 2012
1/1/2013   dusk
Christmas Light Display

This annual display will open Friday, Nov 30 with a ceremony at 6PM. St. Martin's Episcopal School Chorus will provide entertainment. New displays include a 60' sea serpent in the Lagoon, a Princess and her Castle, and more, in addition, to our traditional favorites. The display will be open Friday & Saturday from dusk to 11:45 pm and Sunday thru Thursday from dusk to 9:45 pm. Check our schedule for nightly entertainement at www.jeffparish.net. Entrance fee: $3 PER CAR. Downs Blvd entrance will close at 5PM. Vehicles must enter from W. Napoleon only. Carousel will be open every night for this event ($1 per rider). Free admission on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day (last day for display).

Lafreniere Park
3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie 70003
504-838-4389


Snow Day at Lafreniere
12/15/2012   9:30 AM
FREE EVENT

Children 12 & under can enjoy playing in the snow. It will fall in the area near the Carousel (between shelters 7 & 8).

Lafreniere Park Carousel Area
3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie 70003
504-838-4389


Pet Fest 2012
11/18/2012   11:00 am

11 am until 4:00 pm Pet adoptions, Pet Marketplace, Pet Health Watch, Pet Games & Contests, Pet Demonstrations, Pet Information, Delicious food, and Live Music Emcee this year is Angela Hill




New Orleans Champions Cup
11/4/2012  
Soccer Tournament

For more details, contact Chicago Fire Juniors Louisiana at 504-465-8224




Park-A-Boo 2012
10/28/2012  
Halloween Event for 12 & Under

Not too scary Halloween activity for 12 & under. Features include The BOO House; Witch WAy (maze); Treat Street (trick-or-treat stations); Face Painting; Boo-tiful Costume Contests; Games; Animal Balloons; Storytelling; Entertainment Stage (sing & dance with music); Food Booths; Characters (Sponge Bob, Elmo, Winne The Poo, and Dora). Each child must be accompanied by an adult. PAY-ONE-PRICE (Food & Costume Contest not included) - Adult (13/up) $7; Child (12/under) $5; Under 2 - Free.

Fri, Oct 26 - 5:00-8:30 pm; Sat, Oct 27 - 1:00-8:30 pm; Sun, Oct 28 - 1:00-5:30 pm



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Que Pasa Fest
10/13/2012  




Light The Night Walk
10/6/2012   5:00 pm
Benefit for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

An inspirational and memorable evening walk which funds lifesaving research & support for those battling cancer. Adults, seniors and children welcome. No fitness requirements. Register to walk individually or as part of a team; make a donatin online; or become a volunteer or sponsor/partner. See local walk sites for time and date information. http://www.lightthenight.org/register/



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Gator Classic Soccer Tournament
9/23/2012  
Girls Soccer Tournament

Chicago Fire Juniors of LA is hosting this tournament on Sat, Sept 22 and Sun, Sept 23 from 8AM until 5PM. For more info, call 504-465-8224




Gator Classic Soccer Tournament
9/16/2012  
Boys Soccer Tournament

Chicago Fire Juniors of LA is hosting this tournament on Sat, Sept 15 and Sun, Sept 16 from 8AM until 5PM. For more info, call 504-465-8224




Loyola Cross Country
9/8/2012  

8:00 am to Noon - Contact Andy at 504-258-8874 for details




Slobster Fest 2012
8/26/2012   10:00 am
August 25 & 26 10AM until 10PM

Good music, eats & art! The Revivalist, Eric Lindell, Honey Island Swamp Band, Amanda Shaw, Mississippi Rail Co, Bonerama, Sons of Bill, Gal Holiday & MORE performing LIVE on Pavilion Island. Slobser Zone 4-Kids w/challenging and interactive gaming like hamster ball races, rock climbing, lazer tag. stage performances & shows. Mall Island, Community Market & Artist Village, with a bountiful & eclectic assortment of Slobster,Creole and perennial food creations, handmade wares, crafts, Pop, Slobster, Southern & NOLA inspired jewelry and art from more than 100 LA restaurants, caterers, craftsmen, designers & local artist. Advance VIP tickets (Pavilion Island) on SALE NOW! Visit http://www.showclix.com/search#slobster%20Fest for a full music lineup, tickets, and info.



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Pandemonium Car Show
7/14/2012  

This two-day event features old, new, and classic cars. July 14 & 15 in the Meadow area.

Regisration fee: $40 To register your car or for info call 919-6189




Uncle Sam Jam 2012
7/3/2012   5:00 pm
Annual Family Day with Music & Fireworks Display

The Annual "Uncle Sam Jam" features food & beverage concessions, music, and fireworks display. Performance by Ghost Town (5-7pm); the New Orleans Concert Band (7-9pm); FIREWORKS AT 9 PM; and The Yat Pack (9:15-11:00 pm). FREE ADMISSION! Don't forget your blanket or lawn chairs AND enjoy the evening under the stars!


3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie 70003


2012 Youth Fishing Tournament
6/10/2012   5am-1pm
Assoc of LA Bass Clubs District VI Youth Tourney

Categories are Bass-Perch and Ruff Fish. Each age group (4-8 yrs), (9-12 yrs) and (13-15 years) can weigh in two of their largest fish. 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each category and age group. Particpants must be accompanied by an adult and must bring their own fishing equipment and bait (can be live or articial). Entry forms and $10 fee can be mailed or may register the day of the torunament. An early registration guarantees a T-shirt and trophjy. All proceeds to be donated to Children's Hospital.

Entry forms can be obtained by contactin 504-201-2019 or albc_kidstour@yahoo.com. Sponsored by Eagle Claw Bass Club, Crescent City Bass Masters, and East Bank Bass Association.




Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Concert
5/23/2012   6:00 pm

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of wonderful live music, to include traditional classics as well as modern favorites at the Park Pavillion. FREE! Concert time is ^:00-8:30 pm




Live at Lafreniere Park w/The Creole Stringbeans
5/10/2012   6:00 pm
LIve at Lafreniere Park Concert Series

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of live music in the Park and best of all it is FREE!! Concessions available.

Lafreniere Park Pavillion


Live at Lafreniere Park w/Amanda Shaw
5/3/2012   6:00 pm
Live at Lafreniere Park Concert Series

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of live music in the Park and best of all it is FREE!! Concessions available.

Lafreniere Park Pavillion


Lutheran Schools Concert
5/1/2012   6:00 pm

This FREE concert is one the family will enjoy!




Live at Lafreniere Park w/ The Bucktown Allstars
4/26/2012   6:00 pm
Live at Lafreniere Park Concert Series

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of live music in the Park and best of all it is FREE!! Concessions available.

Lafreniere Park Pavillion


Relay For Life - East Jefferson
4/21/2012   Noon
American Cancer Society Fund Raiser

Volunteers, teams, and leaders in the community will gather teams to celebrate, remember, and fight back for those who have been touched by cancer. It is the largest cancer-fightling event in the nation. Theme: Relay Around The World"

To register a team: www.relayforlife.org/eastjeffersonla Follow them on facebook: www.facebook.com/RelayForLifeEastJefferson Follow them on Twitter @ EJRelayforLife


3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie 70003
504-994-8217

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Live at Lafreniere Park w/ Chubby Carrier (Zydico)
4/19/2012   6:00 pm
Live at Lafreniere Park Concert Series

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of live music in the Park and best of all it is FREE!! Concessions available.

Lafreniere Park Pavillion


Big Easy Soccer Tournament
4/13/2012   8:00 am

Hosted by Chicago Fire Juniors of LA - Tourney will run Friday and Saturday, April 13-14. Concessions available




Live at Lafreniere Park w/Fred LeBlanc (Cowboy Mou
4/12/2012   6:00 pm
Live at Lafreniere Park Concert Series

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of live music in the Park and best of all it is FREE!! Concessions available.




LIve at Lafreniere Park w/Topcats
4/5/2012   6:00 pm
Live at Lafreniere Park Concert series

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of music in the Park and best of all it is FREE!!! Concessions available.

Lafreniere Park Pavillion


Taste of the Town
3/30/2012   7-11 pm
A Premier Culinary Event

For more information, visit www.tasteofthetown.info

Lafreniere Park Pavillion

(504) 210-0670

For more information, please visit: Taste of the Town


6th Annual All State Sugar Bowl Lacrosse Classic
1/29/2012  
Lacrosse Tournament

To be held on Friday, Jan 27; Sat, Jan 28; and Sun, Jan 29 on the soccer fields from 6:00 am until 6:00 pm.



504-616-4623

For more information, please visit: www.fonolax.com


Lafreniere Bark Ribbon Cutting
1/7/2012   11:00 am
Ribbon cutting for the new Dog Park

Join us as we officially open the new 5-acre Dog Park located on the north side of Lafreniere Park. There will be a Costume Contest for the Best Dressed Pet Sports Fan, Pet Demonstrations, Adoptable pets from the Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter and lots more! Kick off begins at 11:00 am and will continue until 2:30 pm. For updated info visit www.JeffersonSPCA.org.


3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie 70003


Holiday In The Park - Dec 2 2011 to Jan 1, 2012
1/1/2012   Dusk
Christmas Light Display

OPENS FRIDAY, DEC 2 THRU SUN, JAN 1 - More than a dozen new lighted displays added to compliment the displays donated by the Al Copeland Family. Open Sun thru Thurs from 5:30 pm to 9:45 pm and Fri and Sat from 5:30 pm to 11:45 pm. Entrance fee: $3 per vehicle. Downs Blvd entrance CLOSED at 5:00 pm. Vehicles must enter the park only from W. Napoleon Ave and exit on Veterans Blvd or W. Napoleon.

Downs Blvd entrance will be closed at 5:00 pm - Enter only from W. Napoleon. Entrance fee $3 per vehicle

Lafreniere Park
3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie 70003
504-838-4389


Snow Day at Lafreniere
12/17/2011   9:30 am

Returns for the kids - Bigger and better than ever! Located in the area between shelters 7 & 8 (near the Carousel) for children 12 & younger! Free admission to "snow" area - Beginning at 5:30 pm, there will be a $3 per vehicle charge to enter Holiday In The Park.

Lafreniere Park Carousel Area

504-838-4389


New Orleans Champions Cup
11/6/2011  
Soccer Tournament

Held Friday, Nov 4; Saturday, Nov 5; and Sunday, Nov 6. For information, contact info@chicagofirejuniorslouisiana.com for call 465-8224

Lafreniere Park Soccer Fields
3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie 70003
504-465-8224

For more information, please visit: www.chicagofirejuniorslouisiana.com


Park-A-Boo 2011
10/28/2011  
Children's Halloween Event

Fri, Oct 28 - 5-8:30 PM; Sat, Oct 29 - 1:00-8:30 PM; Sun, Oct 30 - 2:00-5:30 PM Primarily for children 13 & under to participate in trick-or-treating, games, face painting, or visit the slightly scary "Boo House". Admission: Under 3 - Free; CHILD (ages 3 to12) - $5.00; ADULT (ages 13 to adult) - $7.00 Visit their website at www.park-a-boo.com or call Sal at 504-452-0658 or Ira at 467-2713

Lafreniere Park Pavilion
3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie 70003

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Live at Lafreniere w/ Rockin Dopsie
10/20/2011   6:00 pm
Thursday Concert Series

Come enjoy music in the Park and best of all - admission is FREE! Concessions available. Oct 20 - Rockin Dopsie

Lafreniere Park Pavilion


Live at Lafreniere w/ Category 6
10/13/2011   6:00 pm
Thursday Concert Series

Come enjoy music in the Park and best of all - admission is FREE! Concessions available. Oct 13 - Category 6; Oct 20 - Rockin Dopsie

Lafreniere Park Pavilion


Live at Lafreniere w/ Chee Weez
10/6/2011   6:00 pm
Thursday Concert Series

Come enjoy music in the Park and best of all - admission is FREE! Concessions available. Oct 6 - Chee Weez; Oct 13 - Category 6; Oct 20 - Rockin Dopsie

Lafreniere Park Pavilion


Live at Lafreniere w/ Amanda Shaw
9/29/2011   6:00 pm
Thursday Concert Series

Come enjoy music in the Park and best of all - admission is FREE! Concessions available. Sept 29 - Amanda Shaw; Oct 6 - Chee Weez; Oct 13 - Category 6; Oct 20 - Rockin Dopsie

Lafreniere Park Pavilion


Live at Lafreniere w/ The Yat Pack
9/22/2011   6:00 pm
Thursday Concert Series

Come enjoy music in the Park and best of all - admission is FREE! Concessions available. Sept 22 - The Yat Pack; Sept 29 - Amanda Shaw; Oct 6 - Chee Weez; Oct 13 - Category 6; Oct 20 - Rockin Dopsie

Lafreniere Park Pavilion
3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie 70003
504-828-4389


Live at Lafreniere w/ Bucktown All Stars
9/15/2011   6:00 pm
Thursday Concert Series

Come enjoy music in the Park and best of all - admission is FREE! Concessions available. Sept 15 - The Bucktown All Stars; Sept 22 - The Yat Pack; Sept 29 - Amanda Shaw; Oct 6 - Chee Weez; Oct 13 - Category 6; Oct 20 - Rockin Dopsie

Lafreniere Park Pavilion


Who Dat Safe Community Coalition
7/10/2011   2:00 pm

A combination of safety-focused organiations who are joining forces to make the roads safer in Jefferson, Orleans, and surrounding areas. This is a family oriented event that offers demonstrations, giveaways, etc.

For mofe info contact Ellis Cattan at 504-866-0520 or Claude Maher at 504-888-7618.

Lafreniere Park Meadow area


Uncle Sam Jam
7/3/2011   3-11 PM
Food, Music, and Fireworks

The annual "Uncle Sam Jam" is July 3 and will feature food & beverage concessions, music, and fireworks display. 3:00-5:00 pm music by It's a Spider's Thing w/Behlar Brothers "DJ"; 5:00-7:00 pm will be music by Ghost Town; 7:00-9:00 pm will be music by the New Orleans Concert Bank; 9:00-9:20 PM - FIREWORKS DISPLAY; and 9:20-11:00 pm - The Yat Pack! Don't forget your blanket or lawn chairs! Come enjoy the evening under the stars!

This is a FREE event!

Lafreniere Park
3000 Downs Blvd. Metairie, LA


Lafreniere Park Concert
5/25/2011   6:00 pm
LA Philharmonic Orchestra Concert

Bring family and friends to enjoy this FREE concert! Music: Smith: The Star Spangled Banner Strauss: Overture to Die Fledermaus & Thunder and Lightning Polka Sousa: Semper Fidelis Steffe: Battle Hymn of the Republic Wiliams: Suite from Star Wars INTERMISSION: Rodgers: The Sound of Music Williams: Adventures on Earth from E.T. Various: Tribute to Pete Fountain Tchaikovsky: 1812 Sousa: Stars and Stripes forever

Rain date: Thurs., May 26 at 6:00 pm

Lafreniere Park Pavilion


Frisbee Golf Tournament
3/17/2011   8AM
Disk Golf Tournament

Visit www.noteamdiscgolf.com for details which will be available in January 2012.

Lafreniere Park Frisbee Course

This event is sponsored by:


Pet Fest 2010
11/14/2010   11 am
Pet adoptions, education, and FUN for you and your pet!

Pet Fest will feature hundreds of adoptable pets from over 30 shelter/rescue groups, the Pet Health Watch area featuring local veterinarians, Pet Market Place with the latest in pet products/services, pet demonstrations & activities, delicious food and live music. For more information contact info@FriendsPetFest.org or call 504-883-8277.

Lafreniere Park
3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie 70003
504-883-8277

For more information, please visit:


Lymphoma/Leukemia Walk
10/9/2010  



504-837-0945


Loyola Cross Country
9/11/2010  




Loyola Cross Country
9/11/2010  




Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Day
10/17/2009  

View their fleet of land, air and water vehicles.




Outreach Fest
7/10/2009  
Latin Music Festival

Lafreniere Park
3000 Downs Blvd. Metairie, LA


Become a Saint
6/1/2009   8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Football Training Camp

The purpose of the Become a Saint camp is to teach the campers how to develop their spiritual life through football. This objective is two-fold. It is to teach the campers how to develop their inner character and to teach the basic skills of Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Running Backs, and Tight Ends.

This camp is for students in the 6th - 8th grade. All campers must register by April 30, 2009. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Lafreniere Park
Metairie, LA
(504) 582-1972

For more information, please visit: Become A Saint

This event is sponsored by: Fellowship of Christian Athletes