2013 LOUISIANA - APRIL 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2014 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009)
April 12-14, 2013 Cajun Hot Sauce Festival
New Iberia, Louisiana
Hot Sauce and Jambalaya Cook-Off, Entertainment, and More.
April 12-14, 2013 42nd 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 13, 2013 27th Annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival - Winnsboro, Louisiana
The largest one-day festival in the state of Louisiana.
April 13, 2013 Louisiana Cajun Food Festival - Kaplan, Louisiana
Kaplan is sometimes referred to as "The Most Cajun Place on Earth". The festival includes cook-offs and live music.
April 18-21, 2013 14th Annual Catfish Festival - Washington, Louisiana
Catfish Cook-off, Farmers' Parade, Music, Arts, Crafts, Flower Show, etc.
April 19-21, 2013 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 20, 2013 10th 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.
April 22, 2013 Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.
April 26-28, 2013 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.