Cajun Hot Sauce Festival This Weekend in New Iberia
Things are getting spicy this weekend in New Iberia as the Sugarena welcomes the 2014 Cajun Hot Sauce Festival.
The festival is this Friday, April 11th through Sunday, April 13th and will be filled with some of the hottest entertainment, great food, a carnival and some of the best hot sauces in the world.
There will be a Hot Sauce Competition featuring the following categories: Best Green Sauce, Best Hot Sauce, Best Habanero, Best Specialty, Best Red Sauce, and People’s Choice.
Plus, there will be a jambalaya cook-off on Sunday as part of Zydeco Day at the festival.
Here’s the complete musical schedule for the 2014 Cajun Hot Sauce Festival:
Friday, April 11
(Gates open at 6:00pm)
7:00pm-8:30pm — Cajun Throwdown
9:00pm-10:30pm — Travis Matte & the Kingpins
11:00pm-1:00am — The Todd O’Neill Band
Saturday, April 12
(Gates open at 4:00pm)
7:00pm-9:00pm — 90 Degrees West
9:30pm-11:00pm — TK Hulin, G.G. Shinn & Smoke
11:30pm-1:00am — Wayne Toups & Zydecajun
Sunday, April 13
(Gates open at 9:00am)
Jambalaya Cook-Off (serving to public begins at 11:30am)
9:30am-11:30am — The Jr. Flores Band
11:30am-1:00pm — Chubby Carriere & The Bayou Swamp Band
1:30pm-3:30pm — Lil Wayne & Same Ole Two Step
3:30pm — Jambalaya Cook-Off Winners Named
4:30pm — Dance Contest
4:00pm-6:00pm — Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie
General admission charges apply. Friday and Saturday it’s a $10 gate fee and Sunday it’s only $5. Children 12 & under are free.