METAIRIE, LA – The Jefferson Chamber will host the the 2nd Annual LiveWell Fest, presented by Laitram, on Sunday, October 21 at Lafreniere Park. Created as part of the LiveWell Jefferson campaign, the goal of the festival is to engage the community on the importance of health and wellness and to encourage physical activity.
LiveWell Fest will begin at 10 a.m. and will feature the LiveWell Eatery with delicious, local food. Guests are invited to stop by the Jefferson Marketplace, featuring healthy products, massages and vendor booths, and visit the fitness tent for free fitness classes led by Ochsner Fitness Center instructors! There will also be a kids zone with bounce houses, obstacle courses, kids yoga and more. The Fest will continue until 4 p.m. and is open to the public. Admission is FREE.
Live musical entertainment by Aaron Bejnamin, Kristin Diable, and The Bright Light Social Hour will be played throughout the day. Full details about the Fest can be found on livewelljefferson.org.
Prior to the LiveWell Fest, the 12th Annual Tour de Jefferson will start and end in Lafreniere Park. The ride offers riders 42, 28, and 13 mile routes to choose from. Scenic rest stops will be available along the routes equipped with energizing snacks and drinks. Riders are invited to meet their friends and families at the LiveWell Fest after the ride.
For those not participating in the bike ride, a 2-mile healthy tips Fun Run & Walk will be held at 9 a.m. through Lafreniere Park. The Fun Run & Walk is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome.
Individual riders and Fun Run & Walk participants can register online at tourdejefferson.org or by calling (504) 835-3880. Tour de Jefferson and LiveWell Fest apparel will be available for purchase at the Fest, including t-shirts, tanks and cycling jerseys. View the apparel options here.
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Sign up to volunteer and receive a LiveWell Jefferson t-shirt.
About the Jefferson Chamber:
The Jefferson Chamber is a leading voice for Jefferson Parish’s business community. As a non-profit, membership-driven organization, the Chamber is an effective advocate for small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels. The Chamber’s mission is to work for the advancement of the business community; to enhance the economic, civic and cultural environment; and to improve the quality of life in Jefferson Parish. The Jefferson Chamber is Four-Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the 2013 and 2015 Chamber of the Year Award by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives in the Large Chamber Category.