Abbeville’s Giant Omelette Celebration
The annual 5,000 egg Giant Omelette Celebration will take place Nov 2 and 3rd in historic downtown Abbeville. This is a huge festival, and a great way to celebrate our French roots! Some of the events include a walk for Charity, Juried Art Show, Live Entertainment, and of course the making of the giant omelet , which includes over 5,000 eggs, 50 pounds of onions, 75 bell peppers, 4 gallons of onion tops, 2 gallons of parsley, 1.5 gallons of cooking oil, 6.5 gallons of milk, 52 pounds of butter, 3 boxes of salt, 2 boxes of black pepper, Louisiana Crawfish Tails and TABASCO Pepper Sauce – one egg is added each year since the festivals’ inception! Woo!
Check out the schedule of events, and the history behind the festival, and also keep up with all the festival updates on their Facebook page Make plans to bring the whole family to beautiful downtown Abbeville Nov 2 and 3 for this fun event!