The annual seafood and heritage festival is one of Plaquemines Parish’s biggest events. The festival was held this year from April 28 – 30, 2023 at the festival grounds in Belle Chasse.
Patrons enjoyed seafood and culture through restaurants and organizations’ food and history. Everyone enjoyed Croatian American Society’s chargrilled oysters. All the cuisine served at the festival will be prepared b local restaurants.
The event had live music by Groovy 7, Electric Ramble, R&R Smokin’ Foundation, Supercharger, BC Boyz, Faith Becnel and Rockin’ Doopsie Jr. There were also carnival rides, crafts and an oyster drop raffle.
“We are excited to celebrate Plaquemines Parish’s seafood and unique culture at the nineteenth annual Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival. This year we have added carnival rides to the festival. Enjoy an amazing weekend of music, food, carnival rides and fun for the entire family,” said Dondra Kientz, Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival Event spokesperson.