Events in Kenner

Cultural festivals, jazz concerts, and a vibrant Mardi Gras are among the many events you’ll find in Kenner.

Located just 15 miles west of New Orleans, this town that touches both Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River has an identity all its own.

Whether it’s a jazz concert, seafood festival, or even a Christmas village, Kenner’s events offer the perfect opportunity to have a great time and experience the local culture.

Read on to see some of the town’s top events so you don’t miss out while you’re here.



Rivertown Main Street Jazz Brunch
Celebrate two of the best things about Louisiana—brunch and jazz—at the annual Rivertown Main Street Jazz Brunch in Kenner. It all starts with a champagne toast followed by a feast of all your brunch favorites alongside live jazz music. Take home a piece of art from silent auction of items submitted by the Rivertown Arts Council.
519 Williams Boulevard
Kenner, LA 70062


Lundi Gras Festival 
The Lundi Gras Festival is your chance to get up close to the pageantry that is Mardi Gras in Louisiana. Witness the annual meeting of the Argus and Zulu Courts in Rivertown, then enjoy all the live music, food, arts, and crafts at Woldenberg Park.  
1 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Kenner Hispanic Festival
Dance to live music, dine on sumptuous Latin food, and create colorful crafts for the entire family at the annual Kenner Hispanic Festival, presented by GALA Music and Celebración Hispana. One of the most popular events in Kenner for good reason, this festival honors the indelible Hispanic legacy in the region.
4545 Williams Boulevard
Kenner, LA 70065


Italian Heritage Festival
Immerse yourself in the cuisine, music, and traditions of Italy during this weekend-long event that features live music, rides, crafts, games, and plenty of delicious Italian food.
519 Williams Boulevard
Kenner, LA 70062


Festival of St. Rosalie
The Festival of St. Rosalie honors the tradition of Sicilian ancestors who invoked the aid of St. Rosalie and granted a miracle to end an anthrax epidemic. There will be a mass followed by a procession then benediction. A sausage and meatball dinner will be served with Italian cookies and bread.
1908 Short Street
Kenner, LA 70062


Divine Mercy Seafood Festival
If you love seafood—and who doesn’t?—make plans to attend the Divine Mercy Seafood Festival in Kenner. This weekend is filled with delicious, fresh seafood cuisine like soft-shell crabs, fried oysters, shrimp, gumbo, po’boys, and more. Past servings have included Muriel’s seafood crepes and turtle soup from Commander’s Palace. This Seafood Festival also has live music and family activities including carnival rides.
4119 St Elizabeth Drive
Kenner, LA 70065

November & December

Kenner Christmas Village
Get in the holiday spirit at Kenner Christmas Village with bright lights, figure skating, shopping, performances, food, and a beer garden.
3800 Loyola Avenue
Kenner, LA 70065

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Contact Information
421 Williams Blvd. 2nd FLoor
Kenner, LA 70065
(504) 617-1006
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