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LOUISIANA CATFISH FESTIVAL
CATFISH CAPITAL OF THE UNIVERSE

June 20th 21st & 22nd 2014

Friday 5:00PM-11:00PM

Saturday 10:00AM-11:00PM

Sunday 10:30AM-8:00PM

 

 

 

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Directions:

The festival is held on the grounds of St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church in Des Allemands. From New Orleans, take I-10 W to I-310. Head south on I-310 for about 12 miles. Exit to the right on Hwy. 90 W to Houma. Continue on Hwy. 90 W through Paradis to Des Allemands. Upon reaching Des Allemands,  St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church will be on the right side of LA 631 in the Des Allemands Business District.

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17324 La. 631, Des Allemands, La. 70030

        


Our History

The Rev. William McCallion founded the festival in 1975 to raise money for St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church and to stimulate the economy. It has grown into one of the area's most popular attractions.

In 1975, Gov. Edwin Edwards signed a proclamation declaring Des Allemands the Catfish Capital of the World, and in 1980 the Legislature passed a resolution naming it the Catfish Capital of the Universe.


Our Attractions

Pay-one-price rides, live bands, children's games, raffles, food, a country store, a plant booth and Craft Booths will be open throughout the weekend.

Foods

Catfish - platters (catfish and white beans) , catfish boulettes, seafood gumbo with potato salad, catfish sauce piquant, jambalaya, pastalaya, shrimp po-boys, catfish po-boys, fried crab claws, hotdogs, hamburgers, onion mums, french fries, nachos & cheese, chili fritos, snoballs, funnel cakes and  homemade cakes.


Contact Information

Telephone
(985)758-7542
FAX
(985) 758-7591
Postal address
17324 La. 631, Des Allemands, La. 70030
Electronic mail
Webmaster: LouisianaCatfishFestival@cox.net
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