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Economic Impact of Family Gras 2011

The 2011 Family Gras Weekend in Jefferson Parish brought 4,092 out‐of‐town visitors who accounted for 11,571 visitor nights in the local area. The weekend generated a total economic impact of $6.6 million. This includes $3.4 million in direct spending and $3.2 million in secondary spending. In addition, the weekend generated over $0.5 million in state and local tax revenue.

UNO economic impact study data.