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October 26-November 12, 2017  State Fair of Louisiana - Shreveport, Louisiana


November 3-5, 2017
Bucktown Seafood Festival
Metairie, Louisiana
This year’s Bucktown Seafood Festival marks the 20th anniversary, which is a huge milestone for St. Louis King of France School. The festival, which is free and open to the public, is the school’s largest fundraiser and all revenue raised during this event is used for the direct benefit of the students. From new food vendors to new games for little children to engage in, this will be the best weekend in Bucktown.  The Bucktown Seafood Festival is St. Louis King of France School’s largest fundraiser, and all monies raised during this event are used entirely to benefit our students. We are proud of our ability to offer superior educational opportunities to our students while maintaining small class sizes. We are grateful for your support!

November 11, 2017 - Wine on the River World Tour
New Orleans, Louisiana
From 3pm to 6pm as we travel through different regions spanning the globe at the beautiful Audubon Aquarium Plaza. Sample wine from national and international vineyards. With an “Around the World” theme focusing on cultural regions with wine and food in each selected area. Live music entertainment will be going throughout the evening to keep the fun going.

November 23, 2017 - THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so many events today, they are to numerous to list.


2016 LOUISIANA - November & December 2016

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November 4-6, 2016
Annual Louisiana Pecan Festival
Colfax, Louisiana
Festival events include the Grand Parade, live music, contests, fireworks and the Queen's Ball.  First full weekend in November.

November 4-6, 2016
Louisiana Swine Festival
Basile, Louisiana
Includes pageant, pork cook-off, music, parade and contests.

November 5, 2016 - Annual Mirliton Festival - New Orleans, Louisiana
Unfortunately, due to last year's unfortunate rain out, we will not be able to have a Mirliton Festival in 2016 we will be having a BNA Mirliton pot luck at our holiday social in December, and plan to have the festival in November 2017.

November 5-6, 2016 - Giant Omelette Celebration
Abbeville, Louisiana
The cooking of a 5,000 Egg Omelette! Authentic Cajun Food, Art Show, Musical Entertainment, Antique Car Show, Kid's World, and much more!

November 10-13, 2016 - Port Barre Cracklin Festival
Port Barre, Louisiana
The Cracklin Cook-Off is one of the highlights of each Cracklin Festival.  The Cook-Off is not only a test of cracklin cooking ability, but showmanship as well.

November 12, 2016  Southern Soul Food Showdown
Jeanerette, Louisiana
Mon Ami.  Finger licking Southern Soul Food cook-off. Family oriented food festival, fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments and more. Held annually on the second Saturday in November.

November 18-19, 2016 - Annual Beef Tongue Cook-Off
Eunice, Louisiana
Food cook off and Barn Dance.  Come out to Lakeview Park to see who is the Beef-Tongue Master!  Entry is free for campers.  Registration for non-campers is $10 per team The winner will receive a weekend RV stay!  People's Choice tasting will be from 1:00pm till Barn Dance Saturday night 8pm to 12am. Family friendly, all ages welcome.  $10 Door for adults, $5 for kids age 4 - 18. Camp for 2 nights and receive 2 free tickets to dance.

December 2-4, 2016  Annual Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival
Buras, Louisiana
The Parish is a region of ecological wonder with its many waterways, fishing and hunting grounds, and the best Citrus in the Country. Experience wonderful food, entertainment, crafts and competitions including contests for citrus desserts, shrimp peeling, catfish skinning, oyster shucking, duck calling, orange eating and orange peeling. Annually, 1st full weekend of December.

December 3, 2016  Battle of the Paddle Gumbo Cook-off
Delcambre, Louisiana
Christmas Gumbo Cook-off.  Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds - 411 S Richard St, Delcambre, LA 70528 - 337-349-0229 | 888-942-3742

December 10, 2016  Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.

December 10, 2016  Annual Christmas on the Square Festival & Parade
Benton, Louisiana
Located in the charming town of Benton, Louisiana, a fun filled day is planned from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. There is something for everyone to enjoy featuring a 5k run and health walk, children's area, inflatables, face painting, crafts, children's art contest, Cookie & Candy Contest, photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, live entertainment, children's archery, BB gun shooting, horseback rides, wildlife, heritage village exhibitors, arts & craft vendors, food court, Christmas parade and more. Free parking and shuttle service available at the Bossier Parish Court House on Benton Road and Burt Blvd. beginning at 9:30 am.


Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

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November 5, 2015 - Taste of Crowley - Crowley, Louisiana
Crowley Main Street will host the annual Taste of Crowley at Crowley City Hall, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Taste of Crowley is an annual community event to promote Crowley’s main street district and cultural assets, as part of the Louisiana State Main Street program.  This year’s event will feature live entertainment, an art exhibit by local artists, food samples from local restaurants, a Christmas Wreath Raffle, and a silent auction.  Live Music.




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