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City of Kenner Hosts Christmas Village Along with Other Festive Events

Article reprinted from Kenner Star December 2017 Edition – “City Hosts Christmas Village Along with Other Festive Events”

Kenner’s Christmas Village opened on Saturday, November 25, 2017 in a new location this year in Kenner City Park. This year, city officials have added extra days allowing the village to be open after Christmas through Saturday, December 30, 2017. Santa Claus will be visiting Kenner’s Christmas Village every Wednesday through Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Sundays from noon until 8:00 p.m. and will also be available for pictures every day the Christmas Village is open. Christmas Village admission and parking are free. Non-profit organization and local vendors will be selling food and drinks and live groups will entertain visitors every night.

The city of Kenner is hosting two “Breakfast with Santa” events for children ages two and up on Saturdays, December 2 and 9, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. Pancakes and sausages will be served and holiday games, art and crafts, face painting and Santa pictures will be offered. Admission is $5 for children and $8 for adults. On Friday, December 15, 2017, the city will host a “Jammin” with Santa” party night for children ages two and up from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Children can come dressed in their favorite holiday pajamas and can experience pictures with Santa, enjoy pizza, cookie decorating, arts and crafts, story time with Mrs. Santa and more at the event. Tickets are $5 for children and $8 for adults.

A “Frozen” themed party, sponsored by the city, for children ages four and up will be held at noon on Saturday, December 23, 2017. The “Frozen” party includes pictures with the favorite movie characters, Elsa and Olaf. Frozen-themed snacks, arts and crafts, games and ice skating will be offered. Tickets are $10 per child. All the Christmas events are held in the Kenner Pavillion at Kenner’s City Park located at 3800 Loyola Drive.

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Kenner state of the city address given by Mayor Zahn

December 5, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star December 2017 Edition – “Kenner state of the city address given by Mayor Zahn” On November 16, 2017, Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn addressed a KBA luncheon meeting regarding the state of the city. Below are the highlights of Mayor Zahn’s speech. We’ve been in office almost a year and we’ve […]

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Kenner’s Christmas Village Relocates to Kenner City Park

November 20, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star November 2017 Edition – “Kenner’s Christmas Village Relocates to Kenner City Park” This year the city of Kenner’s Christmas Village is moving to Kenner City Park and will hold an opening holiday ceremony on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn will greet Santa Claus and […]

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Donations especially needed during holidays for Kenner Food Bank

November 14, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star November 2017 Edition – “Donations especially needed during holidays for Kenner Food Bank” The Kenner Food Bank falls under the direction of the Kenner Community Development Department and is headed by Michael Ince, interim director. “I want to bring new and fresh ideas to the community development team and I […]

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Dominick Impastato wins Jefferson Parish District 4 council seat

November 10, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star November 2017 Edition – “Dominick Impastato wins Jefferson Parish District 4 council seat” On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Dominick Impastato, who was at the time a Kenner District 5 councilman, won the election against state Senator Daniel “Danny” Martiny for Jefferson Parish District 4 councilman. The seat was open after […]

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Work on new $1 billion airport terminal on schedule for February 2019 completion

November 6, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star November 2017 Edition – “Work on new $1 billion airport terminal on schedule for February 2019 completion” The top official at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport says that work on the new $1 billion North Terminal is on schedule for planned completion by February 2019. Louis Armstrong New Orleans […]

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Upgrades to Kenner’s gyms and park completed

October 23, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star October 2017 Edition – “Upgrades to Kenner’s gyms and park completed” Last year the city of Kenner budgeted $500,000 from their BP Oil settlement money for upgrades to all the gyms in the city of Kenner. Rhino Shield was the winner of the bid for the exterior work and began […]

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Ronnie Lamarque breaks ground on $30 million state-of-the-art automotive complex in city of Kenner

October 18, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star October 2017 Edition – “Ronnie Lamarque breaks ground on $30 million state-of-the-art automotive complex in city of Kenner” “This is going to be big and I mean huge. It’s exactly what this market needs,” said Ronnie Lamarque on September 07, 2017, at the groundbreaking ceremony for his $30 million state-of-the-art […]

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Full access to levee path may not return until spring of 2018

October 16, 2017

Article reprinted from Kenner Star October 2017 Edition – “Full access to levee path may not return until spring of 2018” by Allan Katz The massive East Jefferson lakefront levee lift project has been slowed by the past summer’s rains and may not be completed until spring of 2018. The project involves two segments of […]

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Veteran’s Day: Honoring All Who Served November 9th

October 12, 2017

Please join Mayor E. “Ben” Zahn, Chief Michael J. Glaser, & Kenner City Council in honoring all those who served When: Thursday November 9th Starting at 11:00am Where: Veteran’s Park 1801 Williams Blvd. Kenner We look forward to seeing you!

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