As the summer is drawn to a close don't fret as October festivals will keep you on your feet. And they didn't keep you waiting long as Gretna Fest is the first weekend in October (4-6th) with the sounds of Chicago, Earth Wind and Fire, Z Z Top and many more. That along with arts, crafts,great food and the German Beer Garden it is a festival not to be missed. For the complete schedule see their website: http://www.gretnafest.com/
Oktoberfest - Presented by Deutsches Haus will take over Rivertown (Kenner LA) October 11-13, 18-20, 25-17 with German food, beer and music. And then there are these: http://www.nola.com/festivals/index.ssf/2012/10/deutsches_haus_just_one_of_man.html
Other dates worth noting:
Slidell's Annual Wild Game Cook off September 28th Fritchie Park Slidell
Bayou Jam Free Concert September 29th - Heritage Park Slidell
Bayou Jam Free Concert October 6th - Heritage Park Slidell
The Wooden Boat Festival in beautiful Madisonville, LA - October 12-13.
Slidell Antique District's Fall Street Fair - October 26-27
Bayou Jam Free Concert October 27th - Heritage Park Slidell
B&B's are a better way to stay, so while visiting Southeastern Louisiana, stay at Woodridge Bed and Breakfast - play hard, sleep well!
Debbi & Tim
Keepers of the Inn and Concierge to your perfect getaway!