Fly into our stunning new Louis Armstrong International Airport or road-trip your way in, to discover Kenner’s majestic Louisiana landscape steeped in history, culture, and entertainment. Minutes from New Orleans & it’s alluring French Quarter, Kenner is Jefferson Parish’s largest incorporated city and convenient to anything you might want to access in Southeast Louisiana.
Hungry? With a rich local & international restaurant scene, there’s an array of eateries sure to delight any palette or Louisiana craving. Start your morning with beignets at Café Du Monde or nestle in at a local diner because the journey always lovingly begins and ends with ridiculously wonderful food. Eat (& drink) your way through fresh seafood, po-boys, baked masterpieces, traditional Cajun dishes, perfectly shaved snowballs, and endless culinary creations from all parts of the globe without leaving Kenner.
With festivals to fishing piers, acres of immaculate putting greens & even a Planetarium, Megadome, Space Station and science center, there’s plenty to do throughout the year in Kenner! Visit during Mardi Gras season to experience the purple, green and glittery gold magic while you watch the Krewe of Isis roll thru. Take a turn at some sand volleyball over at Coconut Beach: the largest sand sports complex in the United States boasting 100,000 square feet of outdoor man-made beach. Roll the dice aboard the bustling Treasure Chest Casino with endless chances to win inside the 24,000 square foot dockside casino on Lake Pontchartrain or simply stroll by the water to spy the neighboring skylines of Jefferson Parish, New Orleans & beyond.
Kenner Planetarium and MegaDome Cinema
While you’re exploring Kenner, keep an eye out for the numerous Artscapes (huge sculptures & art pieces in natural settings, inspired by a local public art program to encourage all to appreciate art) that line Williams & Power Blvd.
See a show at the riveting Rivertown Theater, shop in enchanting local boutiques or take a stroll around the historic district. Kenner has the only skate park in Jefferson Parish, a dog park for any size pooch & Louisiana’s only inclusive park: Anthony’s Missing Pieces Playground in Miguez Park. With 8,000 square feet of safety surface, the park is 100% handicap-accessible, embraced in a scenic walking trail with exercise machines & sensory rich games throughout.
Then head to the massive 75,000+ square foot Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center; with plenty of room for events, shows, conventions & more, there’s always something going on. From “Touch a Truck” (where real ambulances, firetrucks, helicopters etc. are brought inside) to dog shows, circuses, live events and more; there’s a calendar full of options.
The Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center
Then end your day at Game On Social Hub (previously known as Laser Tag of Metairie) & the newest entertainment venue this side of the lake. It’s 34,000 sq ft of bowling (including Spark!, the industry’s 1st immersive, interactive sporting experience), ax throwing, a massive arcade, an innovative 4200 sq ft. laser tag arena and a restaurant/bar