Festival Fun this weekend

Bucktown Seafood Festival
St. Louis King of France School, 1600 Lake Avenue, Metairie
Friday, Nov. 3, 5-11 pm, Saturday, Nov. 4, noon-11 pm, Sunday, Nov. 5, noon-9 pm.
For 20 years, St. Louis King of France School has hosted the Bucktown Seafood Festival. The celebration offers amazing food from Deanie’s Seafood, live music, as well as lots of rides and games for all ages! The Bucktown Seafood Festival is St. Louis King of France School’s largest fundraiser and all monies raised during this event are used entirely to benefit students. Free admission. Click here for more information.
Fall Foodies and Festivities
Bucktown Marina, 325 Metairie-Hammond Highway, Metairie
Friday, Nov. 3, 5-8 pm
Join the Jefferson Community Health Care Centers at the Bucktown Marina for fall fun for the entire family. The event will include a kids area with a bounce house and face painting, food from local area restaurants and entertainment from The Top Cats. All proceeds to benefit Jefferson Community Health Care Centers. JCHCC will also offer free health screenings and tours of their new dental bus on site. Click here for more information. $25/person, kids 12 and under are free.
Forest Fest
Woodlands Trail, 449 F Edward Hebert Blvd, Belle Chasse
Saturday, Nov. 4, 10 am-2 pm
Explore and discover the forest during Forest Fest while listening to music by John Rankin and Rockamo. Enjoy guided hikes, Arts & Crafts, Bounce House, AVEDA massages, Silent Auction, information on native plants and wildlife, learn to create your own natural table centerpiece and more. General admission $10/adult; $5/child; 5 and under free. Click here for more information.
Treme Farmers Market and Festival
Community Garden, 814 N Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans
Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 am-8 pm
A community run event to promote and empower black farmers and vendors from New Orleans by creating a space to sell their product, build coalition, and connect to their community. Hosted by Gloria Ward at her community garden and in partnership with Burners without Borders. This festival will include everything from fresh, local fruits and vegetables to live entertainment, workshops for kids (costuming and designing), arts and crafts and more. Free admission. Click here for more information.
Bayou Bacchanal Caribbean Festival
Armstrong Park, 835 N Rampart Street, New Orleans
Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 am- 7pm
This free festival features Caribbean dancing, music, food, and elaborate costumes! Click here for more information.
Central City Festival
1600-1800 Blocks of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans
Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 am-6 pm
A community collaboration that brings together dance performances, a second line, local foods, activities for kids & youth, art, musical activities, and commerce on a great boulevard. Free admission. Click here for more information.
Algiers Folk Art Festival
Folk Art Zone & Blues Museum, 207 Leboeuf St, New Orleans
Saturday, Nov. 4, 1-7 pm
Artists who will be showing and selling their work. There will be paintings, sculptures, mixed media arts, collage, pottery, jewelry, and other creative works on display and available for purchase. Free live music includes some of New Orleans’ best-known performers. Children’s arts & crafts will be provided by Confetti Kids. For more information about the Folk Art Zone, visit folkartzone.org. Free admission.
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