2013 LOUISIANA - AUGUST 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2012)
August 3, 2013 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 14-18, 2013 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 22-25, 2013 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 29-Sept 2, 2013 78th 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!