2014 LOUISIANA - APRIL 2014
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL EVENTS
events still waiting for new dates
April 3-5, 2014 2nd Annual Louisiana Gourd Show
'Gourding on the Bayou'
April 4-6, 2014 Boudin Festival - Scott, Louisiana
“Boudin Capital of the World” The three-day fest kicks off Friday evening with food and entertainment to please all ages: non-stop local music, kids’ activities, food and beverage booths, and, of course, plenty of boudin. Over the course of the weekend, you can shop local crafts, two-step to Cajun and zydeco bands, and watch the kids slide and twirl on the festival’s many carnival rides. And what’s a food fest without contests? Watch babies cruise on all fours at the Diaper Derby, or dare to eat the most boudin in 5 minutes at the Boudin Eating Contest!
April 11-13, 2014 Cajun Hot Sauce Festival - New Iberia, Louisiana
Hot Sauce and Jambalaya Cook-Off, Entertainment, and More.
April 11-13, 2014 43rd Annual Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
With over 300,000 visitors each year, the festival celebrates the area's strawberry harvest with a large variety of music, delicious Southern food, children's activities, and more.
April 12, 2014 28th Annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival
The largest one-day festival in the state of Louisiana.
April 25-27, 2014 Arnaudville Etouffee Festival - Arnaudville, Louisiana
St. John Francis Regis Church Grounds. Hot Etouffee: Crawfish, Shrimp, Potatoes, Cabbage / Bar B-Que / Munchies and Sweets / Bingo / Mayor’s Cook-off / Carnival Rides / Car and Truck Show / Cash & Carry Store / Various other vendor booths.
April 25-27, 2014 Lockport Food Festival - Lockport, Louisiana
La Fete Du Monde" The best in Cajun & Swamp Pop music, food, dancing & carnival midway. Held on Church Street in Historic Downtown Lockport.
April 26, 2014 Grillin in the Park - New Iberia, Louisiana
B-B-Que Cook-off, refreshments, Arts & Crafts, space walk, rock wall mountain climbing, Pony rides, fun fon the whole family in New Iberia's beautiful City Park on a lazy day.
April 26, 2014 11th Annual Crawfish Cook-Off - Slidell, Louisiana
St. Tammany's Biggest Cook-Off Event, at Fritchie Park 55+ teams boil crawfish for the title of "Best Tasting Crawfish". 35,000 pounds of crawfish boiled, 4 bands play, other foods available for purchase. Money raised to Help Fund "End of Life" Care in Our Community.