Long Beach Bayou & Blues Festival
SAT JUN 22, 2013 11:00AM
[400-403] Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, CA, 90802
Featuring two stages of music with blues and zydeco and Cajun music, plus continuous dancing on a large covered wooden dance floor, and quick and easy dance instruction for all ages, the festival also boasts a festive costumed Mardi Gras parade led each day by the New Orleans Traditional Jazz Band, and a colorful French Quarter marketplace with gumbo, crawfish etoufee, hush puppies, red beans and rice and other Cajun & Creole delicacies, plus coffees and desserts. With crawfish and watermelon eating contests for the whole family, the Kids' Bayou Tent also has extensive children's activities include making costumes, masks and umbrellas for the mardi gras parade, arts and crafts, storytelling, magic, sing-a-longs, kids' shows and more. In addition the Teen Corner has games and activities for older kids.
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