One of the premiere culinary events in Louisiana is this Saturday, October 22 at Parc Sans Souci in downtown Lafayette - the 9th annual Boudin Cook Off! Festivities for this fun, family friendly event will be held from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. In addition to the wildly popular boudin eating contest, there's face painting for the kids, a fun jump, delicious tastings for purchase, and great local entertainment by the Babineaux Sisters, the Specklers, and Zydeco Radio.

Admission is free and proceeds will benefit the Historic Preservation Alliance of Lafayette. This is an awesome event, and has been voted one of the Best Food Festivals in America by Gourmet Magazine, so make plans to get a booth, and be part of the cook off, or just show up for the deliciousness on October 22 in downtown Lafayette! Check the complete schedule of events here.