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Louisiana Catfish Festival

Louisiana Catfish Festival
17324 LA 631
985-758-7542

The Rev. William McCallion founded the festival in 1975 to raise money for St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church and to stimulate the economy. It has grown into one of the area's most popular attractions.In 1975, Gov. Edwin Edwards signed a proclamation declaring Des Allemands the Catfish Capital of the World, and in 1980 the Legislature passed a resolution naming it the Catfish Capital of the Universe.


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Upcoming Events at Louisiana Catfish Festival

Louisiana Catfish Festival

Friday, Jun 26, 2020 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm
Saint Gertrude the Great Catholic Church
Des Allemands, LA
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Louisiana Catfish Festival

Louisiana Catfish Festival

Saturday, Jun 27, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00pm
Saint Gertrude the Great Catholic Church
Des Allemands, LA
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Louisiana Catfish Festival

Louisiana Catfish Festival

Sunday, Jun 28, 2020 from 10:30am to 8:00pm
Saint Gertrude the Great Catholic Church
Des Allemands, LA
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Louisiana Catfish Festival