2016 Andouille Festival partner prep nears

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, May 18, 2016

LAPLACE — The 43rd Annual Andouille Festival is slated for Oct. 14-16 at the St. John Community Center and Thomas F. Daley Memorial Park in LaPlace. Applications for food, arts, crafts and entertainment vendors are going to be available to the public in the upcoming weeks.

Sponsorship packages are also being offered again this year. As activities and events are finalized, additional information will be released and placed on the Andouille Festival website at andouillefestival.com.

Food, craft, gate and beverage vendors should make note of the following dates:

• Vendor application published June 1

• Vendor application due date: July 1

• Vendor acceptance notification: July 15

Regardless of past participation, all vendors must compete annually for selection. However, previous year vendors are given first consideration.

Musicians and entertainers may submit their bios and links to performances either by email to becky@whiteoakproductions.com or by mail to Becky Fradella, White Oak Productions, Inc., The Musicians Exchange, 8428 Oak St. in New Orleans, 70118.

Organizers said the Andouille Festival is a rich tradition that presents a great opportunity for someone’s message to reach a vast audience of attendees.

Sponsorship packages will be released at a future date. However, those interested in sponsoring the 43rd Annual Andouille Festival can contact the Economic Development Department by email at info@andouillefestival.com or phone at 985-652-9569.