METAIRIE, LA (October, 2018) – The Bucktown Seafood Festival is thrilled to announce the lineup for this year’s event. The Mande Milkshakers will start the festival off at 6:00 pm on Friday, November 2, followed by Contraflow at 7:00 pm. Bruce Daigrepont performs at 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 3 along with the Chee Weez at 5:00 pm that evening. Sunday, November 4 will feature Marigny and the Vital Signs at 1:00 pm with Rockin’ Dopsie closing out the festival at 6:00 pm. In addition to an incredible entertainment lineup, the festival includes the Little Shrimpers Village, a kid’s area specifically designed for children with interactive games, story time readings, and fun for ages 1-15. There is also a new food vendor lineup, which includes Felix’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar, Patton’s Catering, Three B’s Burger and Wine Bar, and Bayou Boys Spice Company.
"We are beyond excited to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the BSF. From new food vendors to new games for children to engage in, this will be the best weekend in Bucktown. The Bucktown Seafood Festival is truly a wonderful event that offers family fun for everyone in the community." – Jon Milliken, Festival Chair
This year's Bucktown Seafood Festival marks the 21st anniversary, which is a huge milestone for St. Louis King of France School. The festival, which is free and open to the public, is the school’s largest fundraiser and all revenue raised during this event is used for the direct benefit of the students. "We are proud of our ability to offer superior educational opportunities to our students while maintaining small class sizes and appreciate your support of our fundraising efforts." – Pamela Keenan Schott,
Principal Information and updates on the festival are available at http://www.bucktownseafoodfest.com and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bucktownseafoodfestival. The event is being promoted with the hashtag #bucktownseafoodfest and #bestweekendinBucktown.