Taste of New Orleans

When: Saturday, August 27
Where: Seaside Cabana
Type: Event
Taste of New Orleans


The South meets the West in an epic celebration of New Orleans culture at the Taste of New Orleans Food & Music Festival.

Sample from hurricanes, frozen daiquiris, and dozens of other popular local and regional craft beers. Purchase authentic Cajun cuisine including gumbo, po'boys, beignets, red beans & rice and jambalaya.

The Big Easy experience includes live Cajun music - featuring Euphoria Brass Band, the Bayou Brothers, and Zydeco Mudbugs - bead vendors, face painters, make a festive hat with the Rad Hatter and more.


Your ticket includes:

  • Track Admission
  • Racing Program & Tipsheet
  • Five New Orleans Themed Drink or Beer Tasters*
  • Live Bands throughout the race day
  • Exclusive Trackside Viewing Area 


  Taste of New Orleans
Ages 21 & Up Starts at $29
Ages 11-20 $8
Ages 10 & Under Free
 Children 17 & under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times. 


 Participating Food Vendors 

Gumbo, Red Beans, Etouffee, Chicken Strips, Fried Shrimp, Shrimp PoBoys, Cajun Fries

Gumbo Pot

Gumbo, Jambalaya, Red Beans & Rice, Seafood Creole, Sesfood Etouffee, Po Boys

Chef D's Cajun Foods Fish, Shrimp, Gator, Frog, Po Boys, Jambalaya, Hush Puppies, Sweet Tea
NOLA on 5th Shrimp Etouffee, Shrimp, Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
Original 5C's Louisiana Seafood Filet Catfish, Red Snapper, Filet of Sole, Louisiana Oyster, Crawfish Etoufee, Red Beans & Rice
Sharon's Creole Kitchen PoBoys, Swamp Fries, Debris Fries, Beef Patty Sandwich, Fried Chicken Sandwich
Full Belly BBQ Slow Smoked Ribs, Chicken, Pulled Pork & Brisket, Hot Links
Chicken Shack on Wheels Fried Chicken, Fish, Shrimp, Gator, Frog Legs, Lobster, Oysters, Crawfish
Beignet Belly

Beignets (Magical French Donuts)

Lulu's Snoballs New Orleans style Sno-balls (Shaved Ice)
Cruising Cones Soft Serve Ice Cream 


  • Event open to all ages. Free event admission to children 10 & under. 
  • *Must be of legal drinking age to consume alcohol. 
  • A portion of each ticket benefits LSU Alumni of San Diego. 

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