Port Barre Cracklin Festival

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Nov 8, 2019 to Nov 10, 2019
Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival
Time: Thurs. 5pm - 10pm Family Night - Free Admission, Fri. 5am-10pm, Sat. 10am-10pm, Sun.10pm-4pm

Begun in 1985, the Port Barre Cracklin Festival is the major fundraiser for the Port Barre Lions Club. Attended by thousands of festival goers each year, it is an important cultural event for the city of Port Barre and St. Landry Parish.

This festival showcases the ritual of making cracklins - a traditional Louisiana food that has made headlines on such cooking reality shows such as Top Chef. Enjoy terrific food, great Cajun, zydeco and swamp pop music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and a beauty pageant. No ice chests, glass containers or pets allowed. Cracklin Festival is held the second weekend in November every year.

Venue:  Veterans Memorial Park
Address:  129 Park Street, Port Barre,LA
Admission Cost:  $5, 10 years and under free
Phone:  337-585-6673
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