The 28th annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival will be held the second weekend in November.
The festival showcases the ritual of making cracklins – a traditional Louisiana food that has made headlines on such cooking reality shows such as Top Chef.
There will be food, Cajun, zydeco and swamp pop music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and a beauty pageant.
The parade rolls through on Saturday morning. The festival will run from November 7-10.
Thursday, Nov 7th
5:00pm -10:00pm – Family Night – Buy a bracelet and ride the fair rides for one price all night.
Friday, Nov 8th
5:00pm – Festival opens 7:30pm-9:30pm Geno Delafose 10:00pm-close Chris Ardoin
Saturday, Nov 9th
10 am – Parade down Saizan St. and Festival Opens
12 pm-2 pm Lil Kenny & The Heartbreakers
2:30pm-4:30pm Kevin Naquin
5 pm-7 pm Courtableau with Elvis Barker
7:30 pm-9:30pm One Trick Pony
10 pm- close Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin' Cajuns
Sunday, Nov 10th 1
10 am – Festival Opens
12 pm-3 pm Pine Leaf Boys
4 pm- close John Connley
Veterans Park. 504 Saizan Avenue, Port Barre
Admission: $5 per person per day, 10 years and under free