River Parishes Tourist Commission

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Who Are We

The River Parishes Tourist Commission is the official destination marketing organization for Louisiana’s River Parishes and is the driving force behind tourism to the area. A political subdivision of the State of Louisiana organization representing St. Charles, St. James and St. John the Baptist Parishes, the commission offers assistance to visitors, advocacy to its stakeholders, and helps stimulate the region’s economic growth by promoting Louisiana’s River Parishes as a premier travel destination. Feel free to contact us for more information about travel to Louisiana or if you need any assistance. We’re looking forward to seeing you!

Public Notice 

The public is hereby notified the River Parishes Tourist Commission Budget Committee meeting will be held at 9:00 am on Thursday, May 20, 2021 via teleconference in accordance with Governor’s Proclamation JBE 2020-30. Members of the public can participate in the meeting with the below information:

The public is hereby notified the River Parishes Tourist Commission Regular Board meeting will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, May 20, 2021 via teleconference in accordance with Governor’s Proclamation JBE 2020-30. Members of the public can participate in the meeting with the below information:

Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84026769377?pwd=ZDBoZm
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Meeting ID: 840 2676 9377
Password: 946158

River Parishes Tourist Commissioners

Garrett Monti, Chairman – St. Charles Parish

Elizabeth Joseph, Vice-Chairman – St. John the Baptist Parish

Camella Landry, Treasurer/Secretary – St. James Parish

Evin SteinSt. John the Baptist Parish

Paul AucoinSt. James Parish

Ricardo SmithSt. Charles Parish

Robert Taylor Sr. – St. John the Baptist Parish

Tracy SmithSt. Charles Parish

Staff

Buddy Boe, CLED, CDME – Executive Director

Email: buddy@lariverparishes.com / Ph. 985.359.0405

Denise Burrell – Deputy Director of Operations

Email: denise@lariverparishes.com / Ph. 985.359.0372

Willma Harvey, CTP, CTIS, CDME, CGMP – Director of Sales and Business Development

Email: willma@lariverparishes.com / Ph. 985.359.2783

Kiki Mannear – Small Meetings and Events Manager

Email: kiki@lariverparishes.com / Ph. 985. 359.2562 

Andre Watkins – Digital Content Manager

Email: andre@lariverparishes.com / Ph. 985.359.2785

Rena Jackson – Office Assistant

Email: rena@lariverparishes.com / Ph. 985.359.2562

Upcoming Meetings

May 20, 2021 [Budget Committee Certification to Hold] [Certification to Hold]

June 17, 2021

July 15, 2021

August 19, 2021

October 21, 2021

November 18, 2021

December 16, 2021

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

April 2021 – [Certification to Hold]

Agenda                             Video

March 2021 – [Certification to Hold]

Agenda           Minutes   Video

February 2021 – [Certification to Hold]

Agenda           Minutes      Video

January 2021 – [Certification to Hold]

Agenda            Minutes     Video

December 2020 – [Certification to Hold]

Agenda             Minutes     Video 1  Video 2

October 2020

Agenda             Minutes      Video

September 2020

Agenda             Minutes       Video

[Board Meeting Archives]

Fight Fraud, Waste & Abuse

Public Records Request

Requests for Public Records should be sent to the Custodian of Record – Buddy Boe, PublicRecords@lariverparishes.com, FAX 985-359-2595, 671 Belle Terre Blvd, LaPlace LA 70068

 

Start Planning. PICK AN ITINERARY.

Discover Exciting Ways to Explore

Make planning your next vacation to Louisiana's River Parishes easy. Use one of our trip itineraries to get started.

START BOOKING. FIND THE RESOURCES YOU NEED.

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New Orleans PLANTATIONS Country

Explore the 10 historic estates in the River Parishes of Louisiana and discover the stories rooted in their past.

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New Orleans SWAMP Country

Create memories learning the folklore of our swamps and viewing gators in their natural habitat.

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ANDOUILLE Trail

Andouille was created here, so get out and try the local smokehouses that each have their own version of the "best".

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OUTDOOR RECREATION

The region out here is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts to explore and find adventure.

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Lac Des Allmands

Famous for catfish, Lac Des Allemands is a haven for outdoor sportsmen.

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PERIQUE

Enjoyed around the world, Perique can only be grown and processed out here.

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CAJUN & CREOLE CUISINE

Cajun and Creole cuisine are as necessary to our culture as the people who make it.

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TRANSPORTATION

Tour buses, shuttles and local airports are all transportation options for the River Parishes.

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STAY OUT HERE

Louisiana's River Parishes offers a wide range of lodging options from rustic and quaint to upscale and luxurious.

STILL Have Questions? Drop us a line AND REQUEST A VISITORS GUIDE.