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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.

2018 Calendar of Events

February

Feb 11 – Independent Mardi Gras Parade, starts corner of Blackberry & Highway 1, 1:00 p.m.

March

March 10 – Paddle Palooza Kayak Tournament, Bridge Side Marina
March 15 – 18 – Lamar Dixon Sportsman Show in Gonzalas
March 24 – Grand Isle Rotary Club Wildgame Cookoff, Grand Isle Multiplex

April

April 1 – Paddle Palooza Kayak Tournament, Bridge Side
April 1 – (needs to be confirmed) 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 TBA – Art Exhibition, GI Library
April 20 – 22 – Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration, GI Multiplex
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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 17, 18 & 19 – ABC Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
May 18 & 19 – Stan Brock Black and Gold Classic, Bridge Side Marina
May 25, 26 & 27 – Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
May 26 – Island Wide Garage Sale, Grand Isle
May 31 – June 1 & 2 – New Orleans Electric Association Rodeo Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

June

June 3 – OMSA Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
June 7, 8 & 9 – Swollfest Fishing Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
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June 2 – Casa of LaFourche, Bride Side Marina
June 16 – E.D. White Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
June 21 – 23 – LA Pipeliners Association Fishing Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
June 22 & 23 – Creole Classic Fishing Tournament, Bridge Side Marina
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June 29 & 30 – Wounded War Heroes Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

July

July 7 – Annual Fireworks and Band @ 10:00 p.m., Bridge Side Marina
July 12 – 14 – Louisiana Dental Association (LDA) Fishing Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
TBA – SLHS Cheerleader
July 22 – 24 – Creole Classic Fishing Tournament, Bridge Side Marina
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July 26, 27 & 28 – Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion Sand Dollar Marina
tarponrodeo.org

August

August TBA – Big Game Vintage Fishing Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
August 4 – Mike Bourgeois “Big Daddy” Memorial Rodeo Saturday, Bridge Side Marina
August 18 – Dufrene Building Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
August 24 – Calmwater’s GOPRO Film Festival, Bridge Side Marina
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August 25 – Ride the Bull Kayak Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
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August 31 – Sept. 1 & 2 – 56th Original Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

September

Sept 21, 22 & 23 – Caminada Redfish Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

October

October 7, 2018 – Ladies Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
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December

December 3 – 17 – 18th 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: townofgrandisle@gmail.com
Grand Isle Info & Comm Center 985-787-2997