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Beignet Festival

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  • 4 Friedrichs Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124
  • 4 Friedrichs Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124
  • 4 Friedrichs Ave.
    New Orleans, LA 70124

With a celebration for almost every food and beverage imaginable, it’s no surprise that the city honors this deliciously iconic French treat with a festival. This event is FREE and open to the public.

The Event

The festival is held every October at New Orleans City Park Festival Grounds. Proceeds from Beignet Festival will benefit Tres Doux Foundation, whose mission is to celebrate and enhance the lives of children with developmental delays and disabilities.

Sample every type of beignet – from sweet to savory and classic to innovative. Entrance to the festival is free, and food and drink tickets will be sold on-site for $1 each.

Incredible local musicians will take the stage throughout the day at Beignet Fest to add to the celebration. Check back for this year’s official lineup of musicians and participating restaurants.

Special Events

Beignet Awards
Awards will be given for the “Best Sweet Beignet,” “Best Savory Beignet,” “Most Original Beignet,” and “Crowd Favorite Beignet.” Be sure to stay tuned and cheer on your favorites!

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