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La Fête des Bayous festival
October 28, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Our Lady of Holy Rosary Catholic Church will host its fifth annual La Fête des Bayous festival the weekend of October 28-31, 2021 at 44450 Hwy. 429 St. Amant, LA 70774.
La Fête des Bayous kicks off with Family Night featuring Boo with the Badge from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. Members of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, Ascension Parish Fire District #1, and many local businesses and organizations will join Family Night festivities for safe FREE Trick-or-treating, games, food, and carnival rides! There is no cost to be a Boo trick-or-treat vendor. Trick-or-treating will open from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm for special needs children who may be sensitive to large crowds. Also, La Fête’s annual talent show, Talent After Dark, will begin at 6:00 pm and will feature local talent acts.
La Fête’s 3rd Annual 5K Nun Run is on Saturday, October 30th. Early Bird Registration is open until October 15th. Register early for a discounted price and receive a FREE festival t-shirt! L’Esprit des la Fete will follow at 9:00 am. This spirit showcase will also feature school cheer and dance teams, vocal performances, Martial Arts demonstrations and more.
SugarShakers will headline the weekend band line up on Friday night from 7:00 pm-11:00 pm. Saturday’s band lineup includes Kenny Cornett at 12:00 pm, That 70s Band at 5:30 pm, and Parish County Line at 8:00 pm. On Sunday, Mike Broussard & Night Train will begin at 12:30 pm to close out the festival weekend.
A special outdoor mass is at 10:00 am followed by the Blessing of the Graves. Everyone is invited to bring lawn chairs for mass.
In additional to La Fête’s events, the weekend will also include jambalaya and gumbo cook-offs, a new kids’ mini-pot cook-off, live and silent auctions, carnival rides, games, fall fun activities including a hayride and pumpkin patch, and great food. “Early Bird Special” Ride-All-Weekend Bracelets are available for a limited time to purchase for $60!
For all festival information, registrations, and Early Bird ride bracelet purchases, visit La Fête des Bayous’ website: www.geauxlafete.com or on Facebook: La Fête des Bayous. Come fête with us!