Swamp Roots Run Deep at Audubon Zoo's Swamp Fête
Laissez les bons temps rouler at Swamp Fête!
Celebrate south Louisiana culture during Swamp Fête at Audubon Zoo Saturday, November 4, 2023! This family fun event highlights this unique culture with Cajun and Zydeco music, dancing, a Cajun menu served at the Cypress Knee Café, and native Louisiana animals in the award-winning Louisiana Swamp Exhibit..
Music will fill the air throughout the Zoo and is sure to get your toes tapping and feet dancing at both the Capital One Stage and in the Cajun Dance Hall.
Here is the entertainment lineup for the Swamp Fete 2023:
Capital One Stage Entertainment
• Roots of Music: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
• The Pine Leaf Boys: 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
• Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots: 1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
• Lost Bayou Ramblers: 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Cajun Ballroom Entertainment
• Cajun Music Preservation Society: 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
• Sarah Jayde Williams: 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
• T'Monde: 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
In addition to passing a good time, this event will educate visitors about wetlands and wildlife conservation, and how important those efforts are. Three of the most popular residents in the Louisiana Swamp Exhibit will be enjoying the day as they play and explore their home - Sassafras the Louisiana black bear cub along with two North American black bear cubs from Anchorage, Alaska.
The Louisiana black bear has moved off the endangered list thanks to the work of wildlife experts, landowners, and everyday citizens who help protect bears, and its recovery is a symbol of effective wildlife management and the value of protection under the Endangered Species Act. Also, Louisiana’s official state mammal is the Louisiana black bear!
Swamp Fête is included with Zoo admission or Audubon Nature Institute Membership.