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Listen Up You Little Shrimp! (Annual Delcambre Shrimp Festival)

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

 

For additional information, 
Call: 337.685.2653 or Visit:
http://www.shrimpfestival.net/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comment balloon 1 commentMike Mayer • August 17 2011 10:43PM

Comments

Mike,

As you may recall, I love the food in Louisiana. This sounds like something I would go out of my way to attend. Looks like a great time

Posted by Scott Hayes, Realty Austin, Broker Associate ((512) 786-8300) over 6 years ago

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