St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

45th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Food, Crafts and Music Line-Up

45th Annual Andouille Festival Announces Food, Crafts and Music Line-Up

Friday, September 28, 2018

St. John the Baptist Parish - The 45th Annual Andouille Festival presented by Marathon Petroleum Company, LP committee is pleased to announce the 24 food vendors,  more than 28 craft vendors and more than 25 entertainers that have been selected to participate in this year's festival. The festival is set to take place Friday, October 19 - Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the Thomas F. Daley Memorial (Hwy 51) Park in LaPlace.

Live entertainment for the festival main stage includes The Bucktown All-Stars, Mojeaux, 90 Degrees West, Keith Frank and the Souileau Zydeco Band, Shot Time, Faith Becnel & the Music Krewe and more. The Gospel Tent will feature headliner Wayne Anthony from the James Cleveland Singers “God is” on Sunday and bands will also be rocking the Kid’s Tent throughout the weekend.  

Food vendors will feature andouille in their dishes as well as offer local cuisine and festival favorites. Vendors will have a wide range of dishes including andouille eggrolls, fried andouille chips, seafood pasta, crawfish bisque, jambalaya, pastalaya, gumbo, Cajun ribs, smothered okra, crawfish balls, Asian andouille shrimp and more!

Craft vendors will also be on site selling unique items such as jewelry, candles, bags, scarves, wreaths, homemade salsa, baked goods and holiday décor. The complete music schedule, food vendors and all information “Andouille” can be found on the Andouille Festival Website at

Additionally, festival posters and ride passes will be available for sale beginning October 5th at the St. John Parish Economic Development Department, Matherne's Supermarket in LaPlace, Don's Supermarket and Greg's Supermarket in Reserve and the Edgard Courthouse.

The 45th Annual St. John Parish Andouille Festival features great music, festivities, good times and great food cooked with andouille, the delectable sausage for which the festival was named. The Andouille Festival presented by Marathon Petroleum Company, LP is sponsored by Eurochem, Entergy, Denka Performance Elastomer, Cajun Pride Swamp Tours, Reserve Telecommunications and Cargill.  

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