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Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

September 2 - September 5

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

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Come join us at the 87th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival this Labor Day Weekend!

EVERY LABOR DAY WEEKEND

We honor the two industries that built our community during a five-day celebration! Our 87th Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival will take place Thursday, September 1st through Monday, September 5th. Our festival is a FREE five-day event with music, food, carnival, arts and crafts and MUCH more. All are welcome!

ARTS & CRAFTS

Under the elevated Hwy. 90 bridge, you can find more than 100 vendors offering unique items (i.e., handcrafted jewelry, woodworks, etc.). You can find more information here.

CHILDREN’S VILLAGE

Children’s area open on Saturday and Sunday from 1:00-5:00pm offering bounce houses, face painting, and games FREE of charge.

BLESSING OF THE FLEET

Be a part of the time honored tradition by registering with the festival office! Blessing of the Fleet is Sunday from 10:00am until noon on Berwick Bay. Join us on the Berwick docks to toast the King and Queen. All boats must be registered with the Festival Office.

STREET PARADE

Sunday at 3:00pm, our royalty parades the streets. If you’d like to participate, contact the festival office to register.

ARTIST GUILD ART SHOW

Located on the corner of Everett and First Streets, you can browse and purchase art submissions. Visit Artists Guild Unlimited Everett Street Gallery website for more information.

100 BLACK MEN 5K RUN/WALK

Saturday morning participate in 5K Run/Walk benefiting 100 Black Men of St. Mary Parish. Contact KBZE to register.

MASS IN THE PARK

Sunday at 8:30am attend a unique mass in Lawrence Park honoring the shrimping and petroleum industries.

FIREWORKS ON THE RIVER

Sunday night at 9:00pm, Fireworks will blast into the sky over the Berwick Bay. Tune into KQKI 95.3FM for synchronized music.

CARNIVAL

Open Thursday through Monday, you can find an assortment of Mitchell Brothers Amusement Carnival rides for all ages.

CHILDREN’S PARADE

Saturday morning at 11:00am, children will parade around Lawrence Park on decorated scooters, bikes and wagons.

CORONATION AND BALL

Join us as we crown and celebrate our new royalty the weekend prior to the festival!

CAR SHOW

Saturday morning on the corner of Federal Avenue and Greenwood under the bridge the Cypress Car Club will host their Car Show.

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Beginning Friday night through Monday night, we have lots of music (from Country to Cajun to Cover bands) in Lawrence Park for you to enjoy.

DIVING & ROV HISTORICAL PRESERVATION MUSEUM

Enjoy scenes and memorabilia from diving history with Bryce Merril.

MR. CHARLIE OIL RIG

The only place in the world where the general public can walk aboard an authentic offshore drilling rig!

 

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Details

Start:
September 2
End:
September 5
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Website:
https://www.shrimpandpetroleum.org/

Venue

Downtown Morgan City
305 Everett St.
Morgan City, LA 70380 United States
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