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Louisiana Seafood Festival
September 2-4, 2016

Event DetailsWhen: September 2-4, 2016
Where: Festival Grounds in City Park
Cost: TBD
More Info: Click Here
Happenings at the Audubon Zoo
Happenings at the Audubon Zoo
Happenings at the Audubon Zoo
Happenings at the Audubon Zoo

This Labor Day weekend, head to New Orleans City Park for three days of seafood, cocktails, live music, and family fun!


With Louisiana’s incredible seafood history, it’s no surprise that we have a three-day festival to celebrate this delicious fare. A variety of Louisiana vendors will provide their takes on every type of seafood cuisine – oysters, crawfish, shrimp, and more.
This year’s vendors include:

...and many more!

See the full 2016 official list of vendors here.


Throughout the festival grounds, local Louisiana musicians will keep festival-goers dancing. This year’s lineup includes a variety of artists on each day:

Friday, September 2

  • Darcy Malone & Tangle
  • Benjy Davis
  • The Producers
  • Zebra

Saturday, September 3

  • Dave Jordan & the NIA
  • Tank & the Bangas
  • Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes
  • Big Sam’s Funky Nation
  • Village People
  • The Romantics

Sunday, September 4

  • Big Easy Playboys
  • Hot 8 Brass Band
  • Paul Varisco & the Milestones feat. Luther Kent
  • Flow Tribe
  • Bonerama with Special Guest George Porter Jr.
  • Blood Sweat & Tears, feat. Bo Bice

Check out the official musician lineup here.


Art Village

Head to the Art Village to browse through a variety of local art vendors! Crafts, arts, jewelry, textiles, and more will be featured.

Cooking Pavilion

Check out Louisiana Seafood Festival’s Cooking Pavilion, featuring celebrity chef demonstrations including Chef John Besh, Duke LoCicero of Café Giovanni, Michael Sichel of Galatoire’s and more.


General admission tickets for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday can be purchased in advance for $8. Tickets will cost $10 at the gate. The weekend ticket package is $22 and includes one ticket for each day of the event. Children 55 inches or under may enter the event when accompanied by a paying adult.

Get your tickets online here.

Location and Parking

The festival is located at the Festival Grounds in City Park. Free parking is available on site.

The festival is produced as an annual fundraiser for the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation, a non-profit that aims to improve Louisiana communities by supporting education, health, and social welfare.

For more information about the Louisiana Seafood Festival, head to

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