Celebrations for ALL Louisianians: Jambalaya Festival
Over the next year, the Advocacy Center will be publishing a series of articles with information about accessibility at fairs and festivals across the state. This article focuses on accessibility at the Jambalaya Festival.
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Jambalaya Festival, Gonzales, May 26-29
The festival features World Champion Jambalaya served daily, live music and entertainment, carnival rides, cooking contests, a variety of food and so much fun it takes four days to get it all in.
All entrances and exits at the festival are accessible. There is a no designated accessible parking, but accessible parking spaces may be available in nearby parking lots. Festival organizers have carts that could be used to help get people into and out of the area if notice is given ahead of time. Contact information is available on the festival website: www.jambalayafestival.org.
Accessible bathrooms are located in the Recreation Center and the K.C. Hall. There are also 5 portable accessible bathrooms located in the outside areas.
All the venues, food and drink booths and listening areas are accessible.
For more information, visit www.jambalayafestival.org.