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Mandeville, Louisiana

A Locals Guide to Metairie

Metairie, the largest community in Jefferson Parish, is situated on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain, between the vibrant city of New Orleans and the lively Kenner. You’ll be thrilled to know that Metairie is a hub of festive fun, with an array of exciting events to keep you entertained throughout the year. Join in the family-friendly revelry at the annual Family Gras festival during Mardi Gras, or indulge in the delicious seafood delights at the Bucktown Seafood Festival. And that’s not all! You can also experience the lively atmosphere of the Old Metairie Irish Festival, and much more. So, mark your calendars and get ready to have a blast in Metairie!

RESIDENTS

Based on 2020 census records Metairie consists of nearly 143,507 residents.  Homes vary from historic homes, subdivisions, luxury properties, garden home communities, townhomes, and condos. 

SCHOOLS

Metairie offers both options for public and private schooling. Make sure to check with the Jefferson Parish School District to research your options in the area. 

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TO DO

Old Metairie

Wow, Old Metairie is unlike anything else! This vibrant community is packed with unique small businesses and hidden gems, making it a world of its own. And with all the amazing things to see and do right here, it’s no wonder why so many residents never want to leave! Plus, being conveniently located near both New Orleans and other parts of Jefferson Parish, Old Metairie truly is the perfect little microcosm of the surrounding city. So if you’re looking for an artsy, cultural, and foodie paradise, look no further than this charming neighborhood and its locally-owned, mouth-watering Louisiana cuisine!

Lakeside Shopping Center

You’re in for a treat when you step foot into Lakeside Shopping Center – it’s the crown jewel of malls! You’ll be dazzled by the stunning art installations, tantalized by the delicious food court options, and captivated by the rich cultural displays. From high-end shopping to unique local boutiques, and even popular brand-name stores like Macy’s, this mall truly has it all. Plus, they even have a top-notch children’s play center that will leave your little ones in awe! With over 100 different restaurants, stores, and exciting places to explore, you’ll be absolutely smitten with this shopping destination. And to top it all off, they even host world-renowned favorites like Cafe Du Monde. Don’t miss out on the fun – Lakeside Shopping Center is waiting for you!

Restaurants, Parks, & Marinas

Metairie’s restaurants are a foodie’s paradise, serving up delicious Louisiana-style cuisine that will have your taste buds dancing with joy! From scrumptious seafood dishes that we’re famous for, to local street-style po-boys that will make your mouth water, we’ve got something for everyone. But that’s not all – Metairie also boasts amazing parks like Lafreniere, where you can enjoy leisurely strolls, events, playgrounds, art installations, and even workout areas! And if you’re a water lover, our marinas are sure to satisfy your thirst for adventure on the high seas. So come on down and experience all the amazing things that Metairie has to offer!

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