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 regular meeting will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 20th in the St. John the Baptist Parish Council Chambers at 1811 W Airline Hwy, LaPlace, LA  70068.

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

Paul AucoinSt. James Parish

Ricardo SmithSt. Charles Parish

Robert Taylor Sr. – St. John the Baptist Parish

Tracy SmithSt. Charles Parish


Jay Robichaux – Executive Director

Email: jay@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

Upcoming Meetings

January 20, 2022

February 17, 2022

March 17, 2022

April 21, 2022

May 19, 2022

June 16, 2022

July 21, 2022

August 18, 2022

September 15, 2022

October 20, 2022

November 17, 2022

December 15, 2022

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

January 2022


December 2021

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November 2021

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October 2021

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August 2021

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July 2021

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June 2021

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

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April 2021 – [Certification to Hold]

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March 2021 – [Certification to Hold]

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February 2021 – [Certification to Hold]

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January 2021 – [Certification to Hold]

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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.


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

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

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

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

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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.