French Food Festival to provide food and fun all weekend
Our area has seen many festivals come and go. The Cajun Fest, Oyster Fest and even the Shrimp Fest are all relics of the past. Despite the fading of many events, one festival has endured over the years and is thriving!
The French Food Festival is celebrating it’s 43rd year this weekend, October 28-30! The Festival is the lifeblood of the Larose Civic Center and Bayou Civic Club, raising nearly half of the group’s yearly operating budget in just that one weekend in October. It’s a big event for the Bayou Civic Club and eagerly anticipated by the South and Central Lafourche communities.
In fact, it was recently named by the Southeast Tourism Society as one of the Top 20 events in the Southeast for October 2016.
This massive festival takes hundreds of people working thousands of hours to plan and execute this hugely successful event, which is eagerly anticipated by old and young alike.
With a name like French Food Festival, you know there will be tons of food. By serving Cajun-famed foods, it ensures that our culture, customs and language are being cherished, remembered and engrained into our collective consciousness and stomachs.
Aside from the plethora of food choices and numerous carnival rides and games, there will be the Les Artistes du Bayou Art Guild Art Show and Exhibit, Jiu Jitsu and Boxing Events, Trick or Treating and a costume contest for children and much more.
For a listing of events and musical entertainment, see page 2-A.
The French Food Festival has something for everyone to enjoy so get ready for great weather, food and fun October 28 – 30 and head on over to the Larose Civic Center to pass a good time!
To learn more about the French Food Festival visit www.frenchfoodfest.com or call (985) 693-7355.
Posted on Tue, October 25, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette