Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival 2018, the year of the oyster!

PLAQUEMINE'S PARISH, La-- As thew freshest seafood fest in southern Louisiana comes to a close, the question remains, what is the best seafood of the year?

"Plaqumines parish has the best seafood, straight from your water to the table," said one festival goer, "so it's hard to pick a favorite but everyone is loving the oysters this year."

Fresh from the Gulf, big and salty, the oysters were the fan favorite over the weekend.

Thousands turned out to the festival to get their hands on some of the freshest seafood our state has to offer.

The annual festival will resume next May.

Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival

  • May 18-20, 2018
  • Address
    • 225 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., just off of Woodland Hwy.
    • Belle Chasse, LA 70037
  • Tickets
    • $5 Admission
    • Children 12 and under are free
  • Schedule
    • Friday
      • Carnival opens at 6:00pm
      • Music
        • Aaron Foret - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
    • Saturday
      • Carnival opens at 11:00am
      • Queens Pageant: 12:30pm
        • Belle Chasse Primary School Auditorium
          • 539 F Edward Hebert Blvd.,
          • Belle Chasse, LA 70037
      • Music
        • Breland Brothers - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
        • Heath Ledet Band - 4:30pm - 7:30pm
        • Where Y'acht - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
    • Sunday
      • Carnival opens at 11:00am
      • Music
        • Nevaux Cajun - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
        • MJ and the Redeemers - 3:30pm - 6:30pm
        • Boot Hill - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

For more information about the festival, please visit their website and their Facebook page.