Abbeville's Giant Omelette Festival is this weekend in Downtown Abbeville!

Since the festival is in its 33rd year, there will be 5,033 eggs used to cook the giant omelette on Sunday, November 5th.

What does it take to make a giant omelette? Well, it starts with a giant fire, a giant skillet, and a giant grocery list:

50 lbs. Onions
75 Bell Peppers
4 Gallons Onion Tops
2 Gallons Parsley
1 1/2Gallons Cooking Oil
6 1/2Gallons Milk
52 lbs. Butter
3 Boxes Salt
2 Boxes Black Pepper
15 lbs of Louisiana Crawfish Tails
TABASCO® Pepper Sauce (to taste)

What else will you find at the Giant Omelette Festival?

  • Antique Car and Implement Show
  • Arts and Crafts Show
  • Food Show
  • Kids World
  • Egg Toss Competition
  • Egg Crack Competition
  • Official Mass at St. Mary Church
  • Tabasco Dance Team
  • Procession of Chefs
  • Cooking of a 5,033-egg Omelette!

In addition to the events listed above, there will be plenty of music throughout the weekend:

  • Mathew Ewing and the All Star Band
  • The Babineaux Sisters
  • The Revelers
  • Chubby Carrier
  • Fa Tras Local Cajun Band

The omelette will be prepared and served between 1:30 PM and 4:30 PM on Sunday.

Pack up the family and make your way to Abbeville this weekend for the Giant Omelette Festival!


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