Press Release
Aug. 15, 2016
For Immediate Release
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Delcambre Shrimp 
Festival Delayed to Friday
DELCAMBRE, La. --- In light of the ongoing flooding and devastation throughout all of Louisiana the 66th Annual Delcambre Shrimp Festival, which was scheduled to start on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, will be delayed, and will now begin Friday, Aug. 19.

The festival will be held Friday, Aug. 19 - Sunday, Aug. 21. Gate fee for Friday and Saturday will be reduced to $5 due to the devastating flooding. Sunday will remain a free event. All entertainment and other activities will remain the same.

Carnival Prices - Friday night - $20 bracelet rides from 6:30-11 p.m.
Saturday - $20 bracelet rides from noon- 4 p.m.
Saturday night - $25 bracelet rides from 5- 11 p.m.
Sunday night - $20 bracelet rides from noon - 4 pm

For more information please visit and follow the festival on Facebook.
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 in New Iberia.
For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit
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Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau
2513 Hwy 14 | New Iberia, LA | 70560
(337) 365-1540 | (888) 942-3742