Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Slidell presents BAYOU BASH, May 5-7, 2017.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Friday with Mexican food and margaritas with music 6-10 pm by Phunky Monkeys.
On Saturday, the festival begins with the 37th Annual Henry J. Calamari Memorial 2 Mile Run/Walk at 8:30 AM. Registration is $15 by April 21, $20 after. At Noon, enjoy Cajun music and dancing, followed by music entertainment 3-10 PM by Frontstreet and At Fault.
Sunday's events include a pie/cake baking contest at 11:30 AM ($5 entry fee), OLL students and Religious Ed class performances 12-3pm, "Practically Princesses" at 3pm with Bingo in the gymnasium 3-6pm Cornhole finals are at 4pm, and music entertainment is 6-9PM with Category 6. Carnival rides run continuously all three days of the fair.
The festival is open 5-11 PM Friday, 11am-11PM Saturday, 12-9pm Sunday.
Ride passes (unlimited, all three days) for persons taller than 51" is $75 in advance, $85 at the fair; for those 51" and under, $65 Advance, $75 at the fair. Ride session passes are available for each day at $35 (4-5 hours each).