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Cajun-Zydeco Festival

  • 701 N. Rampart Street , New Orleans , LA 70116 | P: (504) 558-6100
  • 701 N. Rampart Street , New Orleans , LA 70116
    P: (504) 558-6100
  • 701 N. Rampart Street
    New Orleans , LA 70116
    P: (504) 558-6100
  • Presented By The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation
  • Dates 03/28/2020 - 03/29/2020
  • Recurrence Recurring daily
  • Location Louis Armstrong Park
  • Time 11:00 AM to 7:30 PM
  • Price Free

Cajun-Zydeco Festival 2020 | New Orleans

Presented by the Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the annual Cajun-Zydeco Festival celebrates springtime in New Orleans with Cajun food, dancing and plenty of Zydeco music. Festgoers can expect a handful of local vendors specializing in Cajun classics like boudin and boiled crawfish, performances by some of Louisiana’s most celebrated Cajun-Zydeco musicians, an art market, kids activities and more. 

This year’s Cajun-Zydeco Festival is set for March 28-29 at Armstrong Park.

Cajun-Zydeco Fest Music Lineup

The two-day fest will feature a lineup of local and regional Cajun-Zydeco artists that are sure to have festgoers on their feet and dancing the day away. The 2020 Cajun-Zydeco Fest lineup is as follows:

Saturday, March 28, 2020

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Jeffrey Broussard & the Creole Cowboys

12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. | Rosie Ledet

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Sean Ardoin

5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Sunday, March 29, 2020

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots

12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. | Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Lil Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers

5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

Cajun-Zydeco Festival Vendors 

From oysters and catfish to boudin and alligator, the options are limitless. This year’s festival will include 10 savory food vendors and 4 dessert stands. New this year, vendors will offer their best spin on a spring favorite: crawfish. 

Past vendors have included Cafe Dauphine, Crepes a la Cart, Loretta’s Authentic Pralines, and Direct Select Seafood. Stay tuned for the 2019 Cajun-Zydeco vendors. Stay tuned for the 2020 lineup of vendors. 

Cajun-Zydeco Festival Tickets

As always, the Cajun-Zydeco Festival is a free event that is open to the public. While admission is free, donations are always encouraged. Be sure to bring cash for art and food vendors.

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