St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

42nd Annual Andouille Festival Scheduled Oct. 16-18

 42nd Annual Andouille Festival Scheduled Oct. 16-18

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH- The 42nd Annual St. John the Baptist Parish Andouille Festival will be held Friday, October 16 through Sunday, October 18, 2015 featuring music, good times and great food. Applications for the food, arts, and craft vendors are now available online at or at the St. John the Baptist Parish Government Office, 1801 W. Airline Hwy in LaPlace. All vendor applications are due by July 10, 2015.

As activities and events are finalized, additional information will be released and placed on the Andouille Festival website at If your company or organization is interested in being a sponsor of the 42nd Annual Andouille Festival, please contact the St. John Parish Economic Development Department by email at or by phone at 985-652-9569.

The Festival is an exhilarating celebration of savory foods that feature andouille, performing arts, outdoor entertainment, crafts, and activities for the entire family.  Originally initiated as a fundraiser for the LaPlace Volunteer Fire Department at the drag strip in 1972, the festival has evolved into a parish-sponsored event supporting non-profit organizations and local businesses, while providing a wholesome, fun filled weekend for residents and visitors. The 2015 Andouille Festival poster will be unveiled in the upcoming weeks and will also be available for purchase at