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Events

Events in Grand Isle

Ready to compete in the Gulf 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.

2021 Calendar of Events

February

February 23 – Independent Mardi Gras Parade, Starts corner of Blackberry & Highway 1, 1:00 PM (Not taking place this year due to COVID-19)

March

April

April 4 – Easter Sunrise Service, Artie’s Back Deck , 7:30 a.m. (Sponsored by the GI Community Development Team)

April 16,17,18 – Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration & Cultural Weekend, GI High School (Bird Celebration has been rescheduled for November 6, 7, 2021)

April 17 – Paddle Palozza Kayak, Bridge Side Marina

 

May

May 1 – G.I. LA Connected Kite Fest

May 20-22 – ABC of Louisiana Fishing Rodeo, Grand Isle Marina (Former Sand Dollar Marina) 

May 29 – 7 Mile Garage Sale (Sponsored by the GI Community Development Team)

June

June 9-12 – Swollfest, Grand Isle Marina (Former Sand Dollar Marina) 

June 10 – Farm Bureau Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

June 12 – Hargrove Engineering Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

June 18-19 – Cut Off Fishing Club, Bridge Side Marina

June 25-26 – Creole Classic, Bridge Side Marina 

July

July 8-10 – Wounded Warrior Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

July 9-10 –Blue Boot Rodeo, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion

July 22–24 – Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion Sand Dollar Marina

August

August 20-21 – Dufrene’s Building Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

August 28 – Ride the Bull Kayak Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

September

September 2-5 – Bloody Decks Rodeo, Wakeside Marina

September 35 – 60th Original Grand Isle Redfish Rodeo, Labor Day Weekend, Bridge Side Marina

September 24-26 – Caminada Redfish Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

October

October 8-10 – Ladies Fishing Rodeo Sponsored by the GI Community Development Team, Bridge Side Marina grandisleevents.org

November

November 6, 7 – Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration & Cultural Weekend, GI High School (Sponsored by the GI Community Development Team)

December

December 1 –  Starts our 20th Christmas Tree Lighting and Programs Celebrations

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: townofgrandisle@gmail.com
Grand Isle Info & Comm Center 985-787-2997