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Listen Here You Little Shrimp! Join Us At The 61st Annual Shrimp Festival in Delcambre, Louisiana

The 61st Annual Delcambre Shrimp Festival is underway in Delcambre, Louisiana at theDelcambre Shrimp Festival Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, located at 701 W. Main Street, Delcambre, LA 70528. The town of Delcambre, Louisiana is located approximately 20 miles southwest of Lafayette and is home to one of the area's most productive shrimp fleets.

The festival includes many events including a shrimp cook-off, Queen's Pageant, Fais-Do-Do's, Food Booths, Carnival Rides and the Blessing of the Shrimp Boat Fleet. There's plenty of fun for "kids" of all ages and lots to see, hear, and EAT ! No matter how you enjoy these tasty crustaceans cooked, you'll find a variety of culinary delights to please your palette.

As Forrest Gump's friend Bubba proclaimed, "...shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There's pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad,..."

Bon Appétit!


Here's the Festival Agenda:

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
  [No Gate Fee]

 6:30 pm Concessions Open
 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Family night at the Street Fair  
     Ride all rides for one price ($17.00)   
 7:00 pm Music by DJ Homer Stelly

Thursday, August 18, 2011
  [No Gate Fee]

 6:30 pm Concessions Open
 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Family night at the Street Fair  
     Ride all rides for one price ($17.00)   
 7:00 pm Music by DJ Homer Stelly

Friday, August 19, 2011  [Gate Fee $5.00]

  6:30 pm Concessions and Street Fair Opens
  7:00 pm Fais-Do-Do: Blaine Roy, Jeff Griffith, Joe Stamplay

Saturday, August 20, 2011
  [Gate Fee $5.00]

  7:00 am All Day Fais-Do-Do Begins - DJ Homer Stelly
  9:00 am Shrimp Cook-off
     Info call: 337-685-2944 (Norma)
11:00 am Concessions and Street Fair Opens
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Street Fair Bracelet Times 
     Ride all rides for one price ($17.00)   
  1:00 pm  Water Fights Begin
     All Day Fais-Do-Do Continues: DJ Homer Stelly, Geno Delafose, Mike Dean, Jaryd Lane &  National Recording Artist Tracy Lawrence

Sunday, August 21, 2011  [No Gate Fee]

10:00 am Fisherman's Mass at Shrimp Festival building followed by the traditional "Blessing of the Fleet"
11:00 am Concessions and Street Fair Opens
     Ride all rides for one price ( $17.00 ) from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
12:00 pm Fais-Do-Do under Pavilion: TK Hulin, Warren Storm, Willie T, GG Shin
  4:00 pm ALL Concessions Close
Map for Delcambre Shrimp Festival


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Comment balloon 9 commentsMike Mayer • August 17 2011 02:45PM


Mke, This sounds like a very fun day in Louisiana. Enjoy it. Wish I could be there!!!

Posted by Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES (RE/MAX Real Estate Limited) over 10 years ago

we have the best festivals!

Posted by Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor (Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Bono Realty) over 10 years ago

Jeana & Marilyn - Yes we do know how to throw a party "down da bayou"!

Posted by Mike Mayer (Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC) over 10 years ago

I love festivals, here in colorado there is the renaissance festival on lakspur, colorado, it's an awesome festival, good vibes there !

Posted by Ray Saenz, Homes for Sale in Laredo, TX - Texas, Realtor (Exit Realty Laredo) over 10 years ago

Ray - I perform at the Renaissance Festival in Texas and will likely do the one near New Orleans this year. They're great fun!

Posted by Mike Mayer (Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC) over 10 years ago

Mike, How much fun! I could eat shrimp all day long!

Posted by Connie Harvey, Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate (Pilkerton Realtors) over 9 years ago
How fabulous! Mike, I love festivals and such.  Hopefully you go and have some fun!
Posted by Cathy Criado, Making Real Estate Profitable (Criado Realty ) over 9 years ago

Mike - sounds like a fun time going down down there!  Have a grand time - love those shrimp!

Posted by Louise Thaxton NMLS 69996, Military Mtg Specialist - 866-960-9115 VA FHA USDA (Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp Louisiana NMLS#2289 Equal Housing Lender) over 9 years ago

Stop, you're making me hungry!

There's a Bubba Gump shrimp shop in Monterey I visit when I drive to Anaheim!

(And that's a drive... wish LA was a little closer ;) )

Posted by Kristi Knutson, Blog Trainer ☂ over 9 years ago