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Gonzales Jambalaya Festival

  • 120 South Irma Avenue Gonzales, LA 70737
  • Gonzales Civic Center
  • May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019
  • Recurring daily
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 12:00 AM
  • Price: Free!
  • (225) 675-6550

The annual Jambalaya Festival is one of the largest festivals in the state. It features many activities that highlight the varied heritage and cultures of the area, including live music on three stages throughout the festival, car show, 5K and 1 Mile Run, carnival fun. The highlight of the event is the cooking contest, with entrants vying for the title of "World Jambalaya Cooking Champ of Champs". Guinness Book of Record holder for the largest pot of Jambalaya! For more information and times of events visit