parks cracklin cookoff

It's festival season in Louisiana! We love to eat here in Acadiana, so it's only natural that we would hold a festival for our beloved cracklins.This Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, head to Cecile Rousseau Poche Memorial Park in Parks for the annual Parks Cracklin Cookoff

The festival opens at 6:00 pm Friday, and 10:00 am Saturday, with great live entertainment, delicious food, a cracklin cook off, Kajun Iron Horse Poker Run, and lots of family fun.

Entertainment Friday night is Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band at 6:00 pm, Section 28 at 8:00 pm, and Nik-L-Beer at 10:00 pm.

Entertainment Saturday is Amie Nicole and Zydeco Soul at 11:30 am, Chris Trahan Band at 1:15, Brenda C and Cajun Jammers at 2:45, Pepper Jelly at 5:00 pm, LA Red at 7:00 pm, and Sideshow at 9:45 pm

The festival is sponsored by the Parks Cracklin Cook off Association, and this year is dedicated to the memory of Mark Dore.