St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

43rd Annual Andouille Festival Announces a Weekend of Events

 43rd Annual Andouille Festival Announces a Weekend of Events

Festival events include a cook-off, second line, eating contest, car show, run, and jazz brunch

Monday, October 10, 2016

St. John the Baptist Parish – The 43rd Annual Andouille Festival presented by Marathon Petroleum Company, LP is set to take place this weekend from Friday, Oct. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. This year’s festival will include a second line, the Andouille Jazz Brunch, The Andouille Run, Dang Douille Eating Contest, Andouille Cook-off and more at the Thomas F. Daley Memorial Park, located at 2900 Highway 51 in LaPlace, La. 

For a complete list of festival events, registration forms and more information, please visit www.andouillefestival.com or contact the St. John Economic Development Department at 985-6529569.

Friday, October 14, 2016

  • $1 Night: Bring a canned food item to the admission gate on Friday, and pay an admission price of just $1). Donated canned goods will be provided to Second Harvest Food Bank. 
  • Teen Night with DJ LG – 9pm – 11pm

Saturday, October 15, 2016:

  • First-Ever Andouille Festival Car and Bike Show -- 9:00 am  – 5:00 pm
  • Andouille Cook-Off featuring Celebrity Chef Jeff Henderson (Gospel Stage throughout the day)
  • Second Line Parade – 2:30 pm
  • Dang Douille Eating Contest – 3:30 pm

Sunday, October 16, 2016:

  • 38th Annual Andouille Run - 8am
  • Jazz Brunch – 10am-11:30am

The Andouille Festival will feature music, festivities, good times and great food cooked with andouille, the delectable sausage for which the festival was named. This year’s music lineup features Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys, Gina Brown & Anutha Level, Image, Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Karma, New Birth Brass Band and Category 6. Festival posters, Jazz Brunch Tickets and Pay-One-Price Ride Bracelets are available for sale online and at the St. John Parish Economic Development Department, Matherne’s Supermarket in LaPlace, Don’s Supermarket and Greg’s Supermarket in Reserve in October. 

The Andouille Festival presented by Marathon Petroleum Company, LP is sponsored by EuroChem, Denka Performance Elastomer, Entergy, Reserve Telecommunications, AAB Electrical Industries, Inc., ACT Technologies, Digital Engineering, Metro Service Group and Nalco Champion.

 

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