Sep 25, 2021
Sep 26, 2021
The Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival celebrates 30 years on the banks of the beautiful Tchefuncte River. Presented by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, this premier family event attracts over one hundred classic boats, hundreds of spectator boats, and wooden boat and music enthusiasts for this two-day celebration.
The festival offers fun kids' activities in the Children's Village, fine arts and crafts booths, the Classic Car and Motorcycle Cruise-In, a Beer Garden with flat screen TV's and seating for football enthusiasts, and the Quick 'n Dirty Boat Building Contest and Parade on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are $10 per day for adults, $5 for seniors 65+, and free for children 12 and under and Active Duty Military (with ID). Same day unlimited re-entry. Your admission ticket gives you access to the Maritime Museum as well as the nighttime musical performances. The music and entertainment lineup will be announced as the event nears. In addition to the weekend festival, supporters will enjoy the Maritime Mania Kick-Off Party on Friday at 7:30 pm. The gala party ticket includes one free ticket for the festival. Visit the website for information on Gala tickets and sponsorships.
Since parking by festival grounds is very limited, parking at one of the off-site parking lots is recommended. Park for free at Sam's Club (69630 Stirling Blvd. Covington), ride the convenient fest shuttle to Madisonville right to festival grounds.
Mulberry & Water Streets along Tchefuncte River Madisonville - 133 Mabel Dr.
Madisonville, LA 70447
Phone: (985) 845-9200
Cost: Tickets are $10 per day for adults, $5 for seniors 65+, and free for children 12 and under and Active Duty Military (with ID)
Time: 10am - 7pm Saturday, 10am-6pm Sunday