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May 8-11, 2017  WasteExpo 2017 - New Orleans, Louisiana
Food Recovery Forum & Organics Recycling Conference.  Events, Conferences and Exhibits.

 

May 14, 2017  MOTHERS' DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
 

 

2016 LOUISIANA - MAY 2016
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL EVENTS

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May 6-8, 2016  Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
Celebrity Crawfish Eating Contest, Cajun Cooking Demonstration, Cajun Dancing Contest, Crawfish Races, Parade, Crawfish Etouffee Cookoff, music, entertainment, arts & crafts.

May 11-14, 2016 - Rayne Frog Festival - Rayne, Louisiana
The annual Rayne Frog Festival with a full schedule of music, delicious foods and drinks, signature events such as frog racing and jumping, selection of the Rayne Lions Club Derby Queen, Diaper Derby, Arts & Crafts show at the Civic Center and the Grande Parade.

May 12-15, 2016  42nd Annual Cochon de Lait Festival
Mansura, Louisiana
Held annually on 2nd weekend in May, the festival mixes great cajun food, good times and music with cochon de lait (French for roast suckling pig). Includes a giant midway, nightly street dances, contests, parade, arts/crafts booths and so much more.

May 14, 2016  Annual Crawfish Boil - Birmingham, Louisiana
Join us with an all you can eat crawfish boil. Time and Place to be announced.

May 14, 2016  Gourd Mini Retreat - Pollock, Louisiana
Louisiana Gourd Society.  The purpose of the Louisiana Gourd Society shall be to educate, promote, and encourage the growing, culture, use, history, art and/or craftsmanship of gourds to our membership and the general public.

May 26-29, 2016  33rd Annual Mudbug Madness - Shreveport, Louisiana
One of Louisiana’s largest and most popular Cajun festivals, with Crawfish Boil, Cajun, Zydeco, Blues and Jazz artists, mouth-watering Cajun cuisine, raucous contests, and fun for all ages. Mudbug Madness draws as many as 56,000 people in one day.

May 26-29, 2016  New Orleans Wine & Food Experience
New Orleans, Louisiana
Each year, hundreds of wineries and restaurants participate. Menus feature local flavor and innovative new creations inspired by diverse cuisines. Top chefs from around the city create culinary experiences like no other. Over two dozen restaurants feature special dining evenings throughout the New Orleans festival.  The weekend also features over 1,000 wines from around the world, with special tasting events from wineries. You can enjoy grand tasting events, promenade evenings in the French Quarter, and seminar series to hone your palate. For the grand finale, attend the gala at the end!  We also care about our community and want to make New Orleans a better place to live. Over the past 23 years, we have raised more than $1 million for local non-profit organizations, from food banks to culinary schools.  If you're looking for a culinary getaway, want to rub shoulders with top chefs and winemakers, or simply enjoy the good food and wine, then book your ticket to this year's New Orleans Wine & Food Experience.

 

May 27-29, 2016
Annual Jambalaya Festival
Gonzales, Louisiana
The festival features World Champion Jambalaya served daily, live music and entertainment, carnival rides, cooking contests, a variety of food and so much fun it takes four days to get it all in.

May 28, 2016  The Big Gateaux Show - New Orleans, Louisiana
A pastry competition full of scintillating displays of burlesque, pastries and cocktails features celebrity chefs and judges alongside Burlesque starlets, Trixi Minx & Bella Blue.

Join this after-party following the Saturday Night Grand Tasting and chose your favorite delight. The winning design and pastry chef will be awarded a $5000 prize sponsored by Swiss Chalet. This ticketed event is a sell out every year!
 

 

2014 LOUISIANA - MAY 2014
FOOD & WINE FESTIVALS, SHOWS & LOCAL EVENTS

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May 23-24, 2014  Okra & Creole Zydeco Festival
St. Martinville, Louisiana
Festival Grounds on Bayou Teche, 203 N. New Market St., St. Martinville, LA.  Okra cook-off will take place on Saturday morning. There will be great food, crafts, carnival, and on-site RV parking available. Admission is $5 per person, children 12 and under are free. For more information, please call Danielle at 337.394.2230 / Arthur Champ at 337.394.4635 / Mr. Paul Richard 337.280.8243

 

 

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