Thanks to neighboring New Orleans, tourism is a vital part of Kenner’s economy. Keeping locals and visitors alike entertained, Kenner’s calendar of events and festivals is always full, and its attractions keep people coming back for more.
Festivals and Events
Kenner is a city that finds a reason to celebrate year round. Lake Pontchartrain provides the perfect backdrop for the Back to the Beach Festival. Taking place three consecutive days every year, the signature event of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation features a half or two-mile run at sunset along the picturesque lake shore, Bikes at the Beach festival, a motorcycle rally, and the Back to the Beach Car Show.
Rivertown Historic District hosts Music in the Park. The series puts on concerts every Friday night the whole month of May.
Treasure Chest Casino
Situated in Laketown by Lake Pontchartrain, Treasure Chest Casino is a popular spot for locals and visitors feeling lucky. Open 24-hours a day every day, Treasure Chest Casino has live entertainment, tabled games and more than 950 slot machines.
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