St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Jazz Brunch Tickets & Pay-One-Price Ride Bracelets - Available for purchase

Jazz Brunch Tickets & Pay-One-Price Ride Bracelets  - Available for purchase

Friday, September 11, 2015

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH –   The St. John the Baptist Parish Andouille Festival, slated for October 16-18 at the St. John Community Center in LaPlace, will feature great food, good music and an overall enjoyable time for all ages. Tickets for the 2015 Jazz Brunch and Pay- One-Price Ride Bracelets will go on sale Monday, September 14, 2015. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of these special offers in advance of the fun-filled festival weekend. 

Jazz Brunch: $30.00/ticket

The popular Southern practice that combines breakfast and lunch also known as “Brunch” has become an exciting tradition at the annual Andouille Festival. The eloquently catered “Jazz Brunch”, held on Sunday October 18 from 9:30 am – 11:30 am in the St. John Community Center, offers attendees a delightful, musical and delicious experience that they will never forget.  Entertainment will be provided by New Orleans’ own “Songbird” Robin Barnes. Tickets are available for $30.00 at the Parish President’s Receptionist’s Desk located inside the Percy Herbert Building at 1801 W. Airline Hwy in LaPlace.

Advanced All Weekend Pay-One-Price Ride Bracelet: $50.00

Save money on rides by purchasing an all weekend Pay-One-Price Ride Bracelet which includes unlimited ride access throughout the entire festival weekend. This deal alleviates the cost of normal ride rates which range from $3-$5 per ride. Pay-One-Price tickets will only be available for purchase until Thursday, October 15, 2015. Take advantage of this great opportunity and purchase your bracelets early!

4-hour Session Pay-One-Price Ride Bracelet: $20 advance, $25 at Festival

Advance ride bracelets for four hour sessions are also available for $20 before October 15 and $25 at the festival. Session times are Friday 6 pm – 10 pm, Saturday 1pm-5pm and 6pm-10pm, Sunday 11am-3pm and 5pm-9pm.

All ride bracelets can be purchased during normal operating hours at:

  • Matherne’s Supermarket, 1424 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace
  • Greg’s Supermarket, 148 Central Avenue, Reserve
  • Don’ s Supermarket, 388 Central Avenue, Reserve
  • Percy Hebert Building Receptionist Desk, 1801 W. Airline Hwy, LaPlace
  • Westbank Courthouse, 2393 Highway 18, Edgard

Bring a canned food item to the admission gate on Friday, October 16 and pay an admission price of just $1. Donated canned goods will provided to St. John Ministry of Care. Visit for more information and news regarding the 42nd Annual Andouille Festival including the list of bands, craft and food vendors.