26-27th, 2024

Metairie, LA


Metairie, Jefferson Parish’s largest community, is located on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain between New Orleans and Kenner. ‘Metairie’ is the French term for a small tenant farm that paid the landlord with a share of the produce, also known as sharecropping. Metairie boasts many festivals such as Family Gras, an annual family-friendly festival held during Carnival, the Old Metairie Irish Festival and the Bucktown Seafood Festival just to name a few! Metairie offers an array of fine dining venues, great shopping and many family-friendly attractions.

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Opened in Spring 2015, the Jefferson Performing Arts Center is a 1,041 seat theatrical venue in the heart of Jefferson Parish.

JPAC’s mission is to provide the Jefferson Parish metropolitan area with a modern, state-of-the-art theater for expansion of the Arts to the community, to include concerts and plays inclusive of all ages and cultures.

The Hilton New Orleans Airport is on Airline Drive, just five minutes from I-10. Louis Armstrong International Airport is three miles away and the hotel provides a free 24-hour shuttle. Lakeside Shopping is nine miles away and the hotel is only 20 minutes from the French Quarter. They have two onsite restaurants that feature local New Orleans cuisines, and both an outdoor pool and fitness center.

The Host

Tim Tialdo

Tim Tialdo is a 3-Time Emmy Award winning TV host and Producer from Denver, Colorado. Tim has been a part of the RPM productions family and since 2015 hosting their pageants across 4 states. In 2019, he had the opportunity to host the Miss Teen USA pageant alongside former Miss USA, Nia Sanchez, in Reno, NV. He also created and hosted a podcast for 2 years called “Life After the Crown” Podcast where he interviewed former pageant contestants & titleholders about their successful professional and life experiences across many different industries.



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