Event listings are provided for your convenience and reference only, and may be cancelled or changed without notice or update on this web site. The sponsoring organization should be contacted directly to ensure the validity of the times, dates, and locations. Lafreniere Park and Jefferson Parish make no guarantees concerning the accuracy or completeness of this information.


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


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.




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

$3.00 per car




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




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


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


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


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


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




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


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


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