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.
2019 Calendar of Events
Every 2nd Saturday of the month – Rotary Farmers Market, 135 Oak Lane, 8:00 AM till
March 3 – Independent Mardi Gras Parade, Starts corner of Blackberry & Highway 1, 1:00 PM
March 14–17 – Lamar Dixon Sportsman Show in Gonzales
March 21–23 – Elite Redfish Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
April 6 – FOGI Annual Meeting, GI Multiplex Center, 4:30 p.m.
April 12–14 – Blessing of the Fleet Festival, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion More Information at Blessing of the Fleet Festival.
April 14 – Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony, Sand Dollar Marina, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
April 12–14 – Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration & Cultural Weekend, GI High School
April 13 – Historical Home Tours, GI High School
April 13 – Grand Isle Rotary Club Wild Game Cookoff, GI Multiplex Center
April 21 – Easter Sunrise Service, Artie’s Back Deck , 7:30 a.m.
May 3–5 – Serenity by the Sea, Grand Isle School
May 4 – 8thAnnual Cruising the Beach Car Show @ Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion
May 4 – Paddle Palooza Kayak Tournament, Bridge Side Marina
May 17–18 – ABC Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
May 17–18 – Stan Brock Black & Gold Classic, Bridge Side Marina/Wake Side Marina
May 24–26 – Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
May 25 – Island Wide Garage Sale, GI Community Center
May 25 – E.D. White Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
May 30–June 1 – New Orleans Electric Association Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
June 1 – Casa of Lafourche, Bridge Side Marina
June 5–8 – Swollfest Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
June 8 – 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 10-16 – Louisiana Billfish Classic, Hurricane Hole
June 15 – Hartgrove Foundation Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
June 21–22 – LA Pipeline Association Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
June 21–22 – Creole Classic Fishing Tournament, Bridge Side Marina
June 28–29 – Wounded War Heroes Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
July 5 – Ducks Unlimited Banquet, GI Community Center
July 6 – Annual Fireworks and Band at 10:00 p.m., Bridge Side Marina
July 12–13 – Blue Boot Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
July 18–20 – Louisiana Dental Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
July 19–20 – Inaugural sky high fishing rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
July 25–27 – Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion Sand Dollar Marina
August 2–3 – Salty Kids Rodeo, Sand Dollar marina
August 3 – Mike Bourgeois (Big Daddy) Memorial Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
August 17 – Dufrene Building Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
August 24 – Ride the Bull Kayak Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina (registration opens June 1, 2019)
August 29–Sept 1 – Bloody Decks Rodeo, Wake Side Marina
August 30–Sept 1 – 59thOriginal Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
September 12–14 – IFA Champion Kayak, Bridge Side Marina
September 20-21 – 4th Annual Bow Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina
September 27–29 – Caminada Redfish Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina
October 11–12 – Ladies Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina grandisleevents.org
December 2 – 19thAnnual Christmas Tree Lighting and 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grand Isle Info & Comm Center 985-787-2997