Unique Music & Food Festivals Taking Place In Louisiana This Year
One this is for sure, there is never a dull moment in the Bayou State. It is also true that we can and will make a festival out of anything. Below are the event 2023-2024 event schedules of MUSIC FESTIVALS IN LOUISIANA.
A lot of these festivals are unique, it is very possible that you were not familiar with many of them until now. Going back to my point, we always have time for a good time! There is a link at the bottom for more information about the listed events and or to check out other festivals taking place throughout the state.
MARCH 23 - 26 - Louisiana Crawfish Festival - Chalmette, LA 70043
Sigur Cultural Center - 8245 W. Judge Perez Drive
4-Day Event - Thu 5 pm‑11 pm, Fri 5 pm‑12 Midnight, Sat 12 pm‑12 Midnight, Sun 12 pm‑10 pm
More than 37 food booths to include boiled and various other crawfish dishes, a variety of other food dishes, free family events, live music, and rides! Over 34 vendors selling, local goods, decor, arts and crafts, and more.
MARCH 25 - 26 - Spring Antique Street Fair - Slidell, LA 70458
Olde Town Slidell - 124 Erlanger Street
There will be 2 stages with musical entertainment offering Cajun/Zydeco, Jazz, Blues, R&B, Top 40, and much more. Food vendors, games, and activities like pony rides.
MARCH 24 - 25 - HAMMOND SMOKIN' BLUES & BBQ CHALLENGE - Downtown Hammond, LA 70403
Friday 4:00 pm‑10 pm, Saturday 9 am‑10 pm
Address: SW Railroad Avenue
There will be a live variety of musical entertainment from the area family fun-filled activities and. The music will be Blues and Variety, and there will be other activities like a bbq competition.
MARCH 25, 2023 - FÊTE FRANÇAISE - New Orleans, LA 70115
Uptown - 831 General Pershing
Saturday 11 am‑5 pm
There will be 2 stages with International, National, Regional, and Local music entertainment performing a variety of genres such as Cajun/Zydeco, Funk, and R & B/Soul. Plus, children's music family fun-filled activities, rock wall, giant hamster ball, games, storytellers, and fun jumps/slides.
MARCH 25 - 26 - SPRING GARDEN FESTIVAL - Destrehan, LA 70047
Destrehan Plantation - 13034 River Road
2-Day Event: Sat 9 am‑4 pm, Sun 9 am‑4 pm
National and Local talent music entertainment including great food, a kids zone, family-friendly environment.
APRIL 1, 2023 - Art At The Park - Covington, LA 70433
Christ Episcopal School - 120 S. New Hampshire Street
Saturday - 10 am ‑ 4 pm
Enjoy live local music, art demonstrations by child artists, family fun-filled activities, arts and crafts, and much more.
APRIL 1, 2023 - Grant Dogwood Festival - LaCroix Park, Pollock, LA 71467
Hwy. 8 W.
Saturday - 8 am
Enjoy a parade, live music, a variety of family fun-filled activities, a carnival, and more.
APRIL 1, 2023 - Jazz'N the Vines - 81250 Highway 1082, Bush, LA 70431
Wild Bush Farm + Vineyard
Admission: $12 - $28
4 consecutive weekends
Days of event: April 1, 6:30 pm‑9 pm, April 8, 6:30‑9 pm, April 22, 6:30‑9 pm, May 20th, 6:30‑9 pm
Enjoy great food, and national and local music talent from a variety of genres like Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, Cajun, Zydeco, Country, R&B, Soul, and much more. Attendees are urged to bring a picnic fare.
APRIL 13-16 - French Quarter Festival - New Orleans 70116
11 am - 9 pm each day
French Quarter 700 Decatur Street
More than 20 stages with International, Regional, and Local music artists. The music will be a vast variety of genres such as Bluegrass, Cajun/Zydeco, Children's, Classical/Symphony, Country, Funk, Gospel, Opera, R & B/Soul, Reggae, Rock, Rockabilly, and Swing. Join the second-line parades, and historic courtyard tours, children's events, food, and dancing at dusk.
APRIL 14 - 16 - Scott Boudin Festival - Scott, LA 70583
Admission: $1 - $5
3-Day Event: Fri 3 pm‑7 pm, Sat 10 am‑7 pm, Sun 10 am‑7 pm
Municipal Grounds, across from Scott City Hall - 125 Lions Club Street
There will be 2 stages with music entertainment highlighting regional and Local talent. Boudin eating contest, plenty of boudin and various other foods, a beauty pageant, a dance contest, and much more.
APRIL 14 - 16 - Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival - Ponchatoula, LA
Memorial Park - North 6th Street
Plenty of delicious strawberries, food, and live music from regional and Local talent.
APRIL 17 - 23 - Artbreak - Shreveport, LA 71101
Shreveport Convention Center - State Route 173
Fri 5 pm‑9 pm, Sat 10 am‑9 pm, Sun 12 pm‑5 pm
Enjoy live music entertainment from international and Local talent Alternative and Blues bands, Classical/Symphony, Country, DJ/Dance/Techno, Folk, Gospel, Jazz, New Age, and Rock.
APRIL 21 - 23 - Visitation Of Our Lady Cajun Fest - Marrero, LA 70072
3-Day Event: Fri 6 pm‑11 pm, Sat 11 pm‑11 pm, Sun 11 pm‑9 pm
There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Cajun/Zydeco, Christian, Latin, R & B/Soul, Rock, and Top Forty/Pop.
APRIL 22, 2023 - TULANE CRAWFEST - New Orleans, LA 70118
Tulane University/Uptown Campus - 31 McAllister Drive
Admission: $25 - $25
Saturday 11 am‑7 pm
Enjoy great food, and live music entertainment on 2 stages with National, Regional, and Local talent. The music will be.
APRIL 22, 2023 - SCOTTISH TARTAN FESTIVAL - Minden, LA 71055
Admission: $5 - $10
Miller Quarters, Downtown Minden - 198 Gleason Street
Saturday 10 am‑6 pm
There will be 1 stage with National and Regional talent. The music will be Americana, Bluegrass, Dance Troupe, Face Painting, Folk, and Roots, and there will be other activities like a kid's zone, living history exhibitions, sword fighting demos, and Gaelic language.
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