Delcambre, Louisiana, located about 20 miles southwest of Lafayette, (150 miles west of New Orleans and 240 east of Houston,) is home to one of Louisiana's most productive shrimp fleets. The town devotes an entire weekend to honor this economic lifeblood.

This year, we celebrate the delicious little crustacean at The Delcambre Shrimp Festival on August 17-21st!

Events include a shrimp cook-off, Queens' Pageants, fais-do-do's, food booths, carnival rides, and the blessing of the shrimp boat fleet. There's plenty of fun for all ages and lots to see, hear, and EAT!

Food and drinks include: Shrimp every way you love to eat them and some you'll just need to try!Boiled shrimp, fried shrimp, shrimp sauce piquante and many more!  Plus, hamburgers, hot dogs, cold beer and cold drinks. Souvenir t-shirts, hats, posters, etc. will also be available.

Go to www.shrimpfestival.NET the full schedule. Laissez les bon temps roulez!