The ‘Taste Of Louisiana” Festival is headed your way this Saturday May 26th, Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake Charles Boardwalk in Lake Charles.

The Taste of Louisiana Festival is a unique family event that highlights Louisiana’s traditions, food, music, and culture collectively in one event. The event is designed to embrace the Cajun, Creole and Indian heritage of the State of Louisiana, and share the extraordinary to locals and visitors alike.

This year ‘s lineup is unbelievable!

Enjoy the sounds of non- stop music from Louisiana’s Cajun, Zydeco, Jazz, and Brass Bands. Also, there’s plenty of space for you to dance the day and night away.

Taste Of Louisiana Festival

Main Stage Artist Performance Schedule

12:30 pm Brandon Ledet and The Creole Touch

2:00 pm – Bryan Fontenot and Outlaw INC.

3:00 pm – Damon Troy and Final Five

5:00 pm- Horace Trahan and The Ossun Express

6:30 pm- The Brass-A-Holics Gogo Funk Band

8:00 pm- Keith Frank and The Soileau Zydeco Band



Plus plenty of food and activities for the family.

Zydeco Blues and Gumbo Tent

1pm – 2pm Chef Carolyn Shelton Cooking demonstration

BBQ Shrimp Kabob

2pm- 3pm Q&A Session with Rodney Bernard

330pm-430 pm Chef Carolyn Shelton cooking demonstration

Zydeco Chicken Wrap

Here is the Menu of Food:

Crawfish, Shrimp & Catfish Po boys, Cajun Hot wings, Creole Shrimp and Grits, Smothered Okra, Shrimp -Sausage-Okra Creole, Sausage, Pull Pork Sandwiches with Baked beans & potato salad

Peach cobbler & Pralines, Pork Steak Fried, Ribs, Smoked Chop Brisket, Chicken on a Stick, Sausage on a stick, Boudin, Crawfish Fettuccine, Red Beans and Sausage, Turkey Leg, Popcorn

Alligator, Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya, Fried catfish w/fries, Red Beans and Rice, Fried Wings

Jambalaya with Sausage, Pecan Candy, Shrimp Etouffee w/ rice, Boiled shrimp, Frog legs, BBQ hot wings

Catfish and chicken nuggets w/ fries, Sweet potato pies


There will be a Barbeque Cook- off- What would Memorial weekend be without barbeque? Do you have the best barbeque in Louisiana? We have decided to let you showcase your grilling skills at The 2012 Festival.