Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
Tchefuncte Riverfront, Madisonville, LA and Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum
The Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival celebrates 25 years on the banks of the beautiful Tchefuncte River on October 11 & 12, 2014.
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. Enjoy great food, live music, activities in the Children's Village, Arts and Crafts, Classic Car Cruise-In, and don't miss the Quick 'n Dirty Boat Building Contest on Sunday.
Advanced tickets are $9.50 for a single day, $18 2-day pass (2 tickets), $35 for 2 Day Couples Pack (4 tickets) or $72 for 2 Day Family Pack (8 tickets).
The price of festival admission also gives you free admission to the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum.
In addition to the weekend festival, supporters will enjoy the Maritime Mania Kick-Off Party on Friday, October 10, 7:30 pm. The $75 party ticket includes 1 free ticket for the festival.
Tickets may be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/25th-wooden-boat-festival-2014-tickets-10741633515?ref=ebtnebtckt.
Come out and celebrate the unique maritime history and culture of Louisiana.
Hours: 10AM - 6PM both days
Location: Mulberry & Water Streets along the Tchefuncte River
Directions: Take interstate I-12 to exit 59, Louisiana Highway 21. Follow Highway 21 south to Madisonville. Since parking at the festival is limited; parking at one of the off-site parking lots and to take the convenient shuttle to the festival is recommended.
Transportation/Parking: Free offsite parking and nearby paid parking. Free parking at Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum with free shuttle from the museum running 10am-7pm both days.