Friends of Culture present Bayou Bacchanal:The Original Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans

Date: November 4, 2017
Time: 11am-7pm
Location: Louis Armstrong Park

Caribbean Carnival of New Orleans

Bayou Bacchanal is an annual festival celebrating the rich Caribbean history and community within New Orleans, Louisiana. The festival begins with a vibrant parade featuring masqueraders performing traditional dances to steel drums and Soca Music. The festival is filled with mouth-watering Caribbean-style food and tropical libations.

Color Me Crazy Mas Paint vs Power Parade

The parade starts at Harrahs Casino New Orleans (8 Canal Street) and ends at Armstrong Park. There will be lots of colors, dancing and lots of Color Me Krazy Masqueraders.

50/50 Raffle:

There will also be a 50/50 raffle where one lucky winner will win 50% of the pot. Tickets for the 50/50 are 1 for $2 and 3 for $5.

About Friends of Culture:

Friends of Culture is the premier organization able to provide information on the diverse cultures of the Caribbean, as well as the primary point of contact for anyone needing assistance navigating through political and societal issues associated with the Caribbean national governments. Bayou Bacchanal: The Original Caribbean Festival of New Orleans is an economic boon for the Greater New Orleans area through its ability to spotlight all sorts of Caribbean music, especially Soca music, and attract international sponsorship and participation.

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River Parish Disposal

The River Parish Disposal team will provide portable toilets, hand washing stations, and disposable boxes and liners and a dumpster for this festival. Thank you Friends of Culture for putting on this wonderful event.