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Ready to compete in the abundant Gulf Coast waters against some of the top anglers in the world? Start off small at one of our many fishing rodeos held almost every weekend or cast your line during the oldest fishing tournament in the United States. Looking for something different? Come celebrate Mardi Gras, Easter, July 4th or Christmas with our small community that knows how to revel in big style.

2017 Calendar of Events

February

Feb 26 – Independent Mardi Gras Parade, starts corner of Blackberry & Highway 1, 1:00 p.m.

March

April

April 1 – Paddle Palooza Kayak Tournament, Bridge Side
April 16 – Easter Sunrise Service @ Artie’s Sports Bar on the deck over looking the Gulf at 7:30 a.m. hosted by Grand Isle Community Development Team
April 18-22 – Art Exhibition, GI Library
April 21, 22 & 23 – Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration, GI Multiplex
grand isle migratory bird festival
April 22 – Historical Home Tours, Grand Isle Multiplex

May

May 5, 6 and 7 – Serenity by the Sea, Grand Isle School
May 6 – 6th Annual Cruising the Beach Car Show @ Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion
May 18, 19 & 20 – ABC Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
May 19 & 20 – Stan Brock Black and Gold Classic, Bridge Side Marina
May 26, 27, & 28 – Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
May 27 – Island Wide Garage Sale, Grand Isle

June

June 1, 2 & 3 – New Orleans Electric Association Rodeo Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
strong>June 3 – OMSA Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
June 8, 9, 10 & 11 – Swollfest Fishing Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
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June 10 – Casa of LaFourche, Bride Side Marina
June 17 – E.D. White Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
June 22, 23 & 24 – LA Pipeliners Association Fishing Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
June 23, 24 & 25 – Creole Classic Fishing Tournament, Bridge Side Marina
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July

July 1 – Annual Fireworks and Band, Bridge Side Marina
July 13, 14 & 15 – Louisiana Dental Association (LDA) Fishing Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
July 22 – SLHS Cheerleader
July 27, 28 & 29 – Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion Sand Dollar Marina
tarponrodeo.org

August

August 5 – Mike Bourgeois “Big Daddy” Memorial Rodeo Saturday, Bridge Side Marina
August 19 – Dufrene Building Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
TBA – Calmwater’s GOPRO Film Festival, Bridge Side Marina
calmwatercharters.net
August 26 – Ride the Bull Kayak Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
calmwatercharters.net

September

September 1, 2 & 3 – Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
grandisleredfishrodeo.com
September 22, 23 & 24 Caminada Redfish Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

October

October 6 & 7 – Ladies Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
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December

December 3-17 – 17th Annual Christmas Programs, Grand Isle Community Center

Dates are subject to change. Other events will be added as soon as dates are confirmed.

For more information, please contact the Grand Isle Tourist Commission at:

985-787-2997 or email to: tourism@grand-isle.com
Grand Isle Info & Comm Center 985-787-2997