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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.

2020 Calendar of Events

February

February 23 – Independent Mardi Gras Parade, Starts corner of Blackberry & Highway 1, 1:00 PM

March

March 28 – Grand Isle Rotary Cookoff, 135 Oak Lane, Rotary Building

April

April 4 – FOGI Annual Meeting, Grand Isle Community Center 4:30 p.m.

April 11 – Chief Landry 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, GI Community Center, 10:00 a.m.

April 12 – Easter Sunrise Service, Artie’s Back Deck , 7:30 a.m.

April 17–19 – Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration & Cultural Weekend, GI High School

April 24–26 – Blessing of the Fleet Festival, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion More Information at Blessing of the Fleet Festival.

April 25 – Fishing for a Mission, Sand Dollar Marina.

April 25 – Kayak Paddle Palooza, Bridge Side Marina.

May

May 1–3 – Serenity by the Sea, Grand Isle School

May 2 – 9thAnnual Cruising the Beach Car Show @ Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion

May 14–16  ABC Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

May 15–16  Stan Brock Black & Gold Classic, Bridge Side Marina/Wake Side Marina

May 22–23 – Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

May 23 – Island Wide Garage Sale, GI Community Center

May 23  E.D. White Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

May 30 – Casa of Lafourche, Bridge Side Marina

June

June 5  Color Run, Grand Isle Beauty Pageant

June 6 – Grand Isle Music Fest: Party with a Purpose. On the Grand Isle Beach across from community center from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

June 5–6  New Orleans Electric Association Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

June 8–14 – Louisiana Billfish Classic, Hurricane Hole

June 11–13 – Swollfest Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

June 12–13 – Hargrove Foundation Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

June 25–27 – LA Pipeline Association Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

June 26–27 – Creole Classic Fishing Tournament, Bridge Side Marina

July

July 4 – Annual Fireworks and Band at 10:00 p.m., Bridge Side Marina

July 4 – Christmas in July Golf Cart Parade 2:00 p.m.

July 9–11 – Blue Boot Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

July 10–11 – Wounded War Heroes Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

July 16–18 – Louisiana Dental Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

July 23–25 – Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion Sand Dollar Marina

July 31 – August 1 – Salty Kids Rodeo, Sand Dollar marina

July 31 – August 1 – Mike Bourgeois (Big Daddy) Memorial Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

August

August 14–15 – Dufrene Building Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

August 28–29 – Ride the Bull Kayak Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

September

September 4–6 – Bloody Decks Rodeo, Wake Side Marina

September 4–6 – 60thOriginal Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

September 25–27 –  Caminada Redfish Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

October

October 9–10 – Ladies Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina grandisleevents.org

October 24 – Bayou Coast Falling Tide Kayak Tournament, Bridge Side Marina

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