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April 4, 2013

 

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Cajun Hot Sauce Festival

April 12-14

Junior Cajun Hot Sauce Queen Gabrielle Guilbeau, Miss Cajun Hot Sauce Queen Camille Delcambre and Teen Cajun Hot Sauce Queen Bailey Delcambre.
   
NEW IBERIA, La. --- The 2013 Cajun Hot Sauce Festival will heat things up on April 12-14 at SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy 3212) in New Iberia.
  
The festival features great family fun, including a hot sauce competition, jambalaya cook-off, carnival rides, dance and talent contests, live entertainment from national and local musicians, food court and crafts. The schedule is as follows:

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

5 - 10 p.m. ---------- Calkins Midway Carnival Sneak A Peak Nigh (on festival grounds)

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013

5 p.m. - close ---------- Calkins Midway Carnival Wristband Mania

6 p.m. --------- Gates open

7 - 8:30 p.m. ---------- Cajun Throw Down

9 - 10:30 p.m. --------- Todd O'Neil

11 p.m. - 1 a.m. --------- Krossfyre

 

SATURDAY APRIL 13, 2013

Noon-close --------- Calkins Midway Carnival All Day Ride-A-Thon

4:30 p.m. ---------Gates open

5:30 p.m. ---------Cajun Hot Sauce Talent Contest

7 - 9 p.m. --------- T.K., G.G. Shinn & Smoke

9:30-11p.m. --------- National recording artist Jamie O'Neal (www.jamieoneal.com)

11:30 p.m. - 1 a.m. ---------National recording artist Andy Griggs (www.andygriggs.com)

 

SUNDAY APRIL 14, 2013

9 a.m. --------- Gates open

9:30 -11 a.m. --------- The Jr. Flores Band

11 a.m. --------- Jambalaya Cook-Off serving to public begins

11:30 - 1 p.m. --------- Geno Delafose 7 French Rockin' Boogie

Noon - 6 p.m. --------- Calkins Midway Carnival Last Blast Day

 

1:30-3:30 p.m. --------- Keith Frank & The Soileau Zydeco Band

 

3:30 p.m. --------- Jambalaya Cook-off winners named

4:30 p.m. --------- Dance Contest

4 - 6 p.m. --------- Leroy Thomas & The Zydeco Roadrunners

 

 

For more information, contact SugArena, 337-365-7539, www.sugarena.com, www.facebook.com/CajunHotSauceFest

 

 

 

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The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy 14 in New Iberia.

 

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