Rougarou Fest to be Held at the Wetlands Discovery Center October 20-22
Thursday September 28, 2023 08:14 am - 558 Views - Posted By Items of Interest
The Rougarou Fest will be held at it's new location at the Wetlands Discovery Center, 86 Valhi Blvd., Houma, from October 20-22, 2023. Festival times are as follows:
Friday, October 20 - 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, October 21 - 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday, October 22 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Rougarou Fest is a free family-friendly festival with a spooky flair that celebrates the rich folklore that exists along the bayous of Southeast Louisiana. It showcases live music, cultural activities, children’s activities, Cajun food, the Krewe Ga Rou parade, and so much more. All proceeds go to the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center, a nonprofit organization that is revolutionizing how we think, teach and learn about Louisiana’s disappearing coast.
The Rougarou Fest was ranked as one of the Top 10 Costume Parties in the United States by USA Today in 2014, one of the Top 20 Events out of 11 states in the month of October by the Southeast Tourism Society in 2015 and 2019, Best New Event in the state of Louisiana by the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals in 2015, and Festival of the Year by the Louisiana Travel Association in 2020 and 2023. Make sure to check out our map and schedule for a listing and location for all events!