2012 LOUISIANA - AUGUST 2012
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL EVENTS
events still waiting for new dates
August 11, 2012 Great American Seafood Cook-Off - New Orleans, Louisiana
The Great American Seafood Cook-Off has become the most prestigious culinary seafood competition. The event emphasizes the importance of cooking with domestic seafood and encourages the use of products from sustainable fisheries.
August 11-13, 2012 59th Annual Louisiana Foodservice EXPO - New Orleans, Louisiana
The 2012 theme is "The Art of Hospitality". With hundreds of booths, the EXPO is the premier foodservice gathering in the Gulf South. Attendance: 11,000.
August 16-19, 2012 Delcambre Shrimp Festival - Delcambre, Louisiana
Always the 3rd full weekend in August. Home to one of the area's most productive shrimp fleets. Events include a shrimp cook-off, queens pageants, fais-do-do's, food booths, carnival rides, and the blessing of the shrimp boat fleet. There's plenty of fun for "kids" of all ages and lots to see, hear, and EAT!
August 19-23, 2012 ACFSA Annual International Conference - New Orleans, Louisiana
Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates (ACFSA)
August 23-26, 2012 Gueydan Duck Festival - Gueydan, Louisiana
Duck and Goose Calling contests, Skeet Shooting, Hunting Dog Trials, and Decoy Carving. Great food, Nightly Bands, Junior and Senior Queens Pageants, Grand Parade, Outdoor and Indoor Cooking Contests, Auction, Arts and Crafts, Carnival.
August 30-Sept 3, 2012 77th Annual Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival - Morgan City, Louisiana
Deep in the heart of Cajun Country, every Labor Day Weekend, tens of thousands of people celebrate at Louisiana's oldest chartered harvest festival. There's plenty of fun for "kids" of all ages and lots to see, hear, do and eat!