May 25th-27th, 2018
The Jambalaya Festival Association, chartered in 1967, invites you to mark your calendar for the annual Jambalaya festival Gonzales, Louisiana annually on Memorial Day Weekend.
Your whole family will enjoy the vast variety of food, fun, music and activities that have made the Jambalaya Festival the can’t miss highlight of the year. The festival features World Champion Jambalaya served daily, live music and entertainment, carnival rides, cooking contests, a variety of food and so much fun it takes four days to get it all in. On behalf of the Jambalaya Festival Association Board of Directors, we invite each one of you to come share this great South Louisiana festival with us. It will be a weekend you will never forget. CLICK HERE TO SEE A SCHEDULE OF THIS YEARS EVENTS!!
Location: Lamar Dixon Expo Center
Free Admission, Cooking contest, 5k and 1 mile run, car show, Live music, arts & crafts, carnival rides
THURSDAY– Carnival Rides 5:00pm-10:00pm
FRIDAY– Carnival 5:00pm-11:00pm | Cooking heats 10:00am, 11:30am, 2pm, 3:30pm | Mini-Pot Champ of Champs at 6:oopm | Live Music
SATURDAY– 1 Mile Run 8:00am; 5K 8:30am; Carnival 11:00am-11:00pm; Queens contest 10:00am; Cooking heats 6:30am, 8am, 10:30am,12pm |Champ of champs 2:30-5:30pm | Mini pot cooking contest 10am-12pm
SUNDAY– Carnival 11:00am-10:00pm; Cooking heats semi finals 6:00am, finals 1:30pm. World Champion announced at 6pm