The Cajun-Zydeco Festival is known for good music, good food and a good time! Presented by the Jazz & Heritage Foundation, this two-day fest features exclusively Cajun-Zydeco music, a handful of local seafood and Cajun vendors, a large crafts tent, and plenty of performances to dance and sing along with.
The 13th annual Cajun-Zydeco Festival takes place June 22+23 at Armstrong Park.
Cajun-Zydeco Festival Music
Over the two days, the fest will feature a host of live music performances from some of the best in the Cajun and Zydeco genres. Past years’ performances have included Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunposts, Chris Ardoin & NuStep, and Lost Bayou Ramblers. Keep an eye out for this year’s line-up
Cajun-Zydeco Festival Food
From oysters and catfish to boudin and alligator, the options are limitless. Finish it all off with vendors serving up cool and refreshing desserts. 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.
Cajun-Zydeco Additional Activities
When your feet get tired and stomachs get full, check out the art market filled with over 20 of the best artisans in the region all selling hand-made art, jewelry and crafts. A kids tent will be available so children can play while supervised. Instructional workshops will be lead in the tent.
Don’t forget to stop by misting fans to stay cool in the June heat.
Cajun-Zydeco Admission + Location
The Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival is free and open to the public. Held in the centrally located Armstrong Park, it is recommended that attendees RTA, rideshares, biking or walking to access the fest as easily as possible.
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