Grand Isle Speckled Trout Fishing Rodeo
Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26, 2013
The Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo is held on Memorial Day weekend at Bridgeside Marina in Grand Isle, Louisiana. Rodeo participants will enjoy three days of fishing, two meals and live entertainment, door prizes and the opportunity to win a total of 58 trophies. The speckled trout is the most sought after sport fish on the Gulf Coast and can readily be caught by surf-fishing, bridge fishing, road side fishing, pier fishing at night, and with the use of a boat on oyster reefs and near-by offshore structures. Don’t forget your GeauxPass! Visit the website for more info.
New Orleans Voodoo vs. Chicago Rush
Saturday, May 25, 2013, 8:00 p.m.
The New Orleans Voodoo are in the Southern division of the Arena Football League (AFL). The Voodoo are a force to be reckoned with in search for the ultimate prize of a championship. Come support them as they take on the Chicago Rush at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on May 25 at 8:00 p.m. For more information, seating charts and to get your tickets now, click here.
Friday, May 24, through Sunday, May 26, 2013
What better way to spend Memorial Day weekend than at the Greek Festival! There is entertainment for all ages, from kids’ activities to fun things for the adults to do, like dancing or renting a canoe to ply the calm waters of Bayou St. John. Register your Entrance Ticket near the front gate for a chance to win $1,000 cash! Winner need not be present at the drawing, which takes place Sunday evening of the Festival. Those who wish to take something Greek home with them can purchase the latest festival poster or other souvenirs and handcrafted items. The cathedral and festival site are located at 1200 Robert E. Lee. For more information, click here.
Back to the Beach Festival
Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, 2013
The Back to the Beach Festival offers the community family fun, the best of New Orleans area music, fabulous food, arts & crafts, run/walk, bike rally, car show, and more, all while helping to Save OurLake & Coast! Sponsors receive tickets to the Back to the Beach Festival as well as the Patron Party that includes dinner, cocktails, dancing and an awesome silent auction. The support from our sponsors, donors, friends and volunteers makes our Back to the Beach Festival and Patron Party such great events year after year. Also, the invaluable partnerships we share with the Car Show, Run/Walk, add such a fun element and increases the festival’s appeal even more! For more information, visit the website.
Fox’s The X Factor
Tuesday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 12
Come see if Louisiana has “got it”! The television phenomenon will be in New Orleans TWO DAYS ONLY, June 11th and 12th. Don’t miss this very rare opportunity to be part of the primetime television event and watch the country’s best singers and musicians perform live on stage. You will be the very first to see the new season…and the new celebrity judges! Who will it be? Find out as the X Factor is taping LIVE at The Lakefront Arena and you can join Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and the new judges in the studio audience. TICKETS ARE FREE. For more information and to print free tickets, visit the website.