WORLD CLASS LOUISIANA ENTERTAINMENT
Finish Festival Tickets for Non-Runners: $15 online / $20 at Expo/Finish Festival
“Fine Print”….Runners get in Free with Registration which includes food and drink. Anyone can enjoy the music for free. Non-Runners may purchase a Finish Festival ticket to enjoy food and drink from our Finish Festival partners.
The Finish Festival at The Louisiana Marathonwill be a grand celebration to salute your amazing accomplishment as well as showcase the unique culture of the great state of Louisiana. We intend to mix up a great gumbo for finishers whose ingredients include great food, phenomenal music and one special ingredient: ultimate southern hospitality! Allow us to do what we do best: show you a good time and make you feel right at home. Let your senses go wild!
Enjoy regional craft beers and Louisiana food selections from over 15 different restaurant partners. The 2013 food options include:
• Alligator Sausage Chili
• Jambalaya (served multiple ways)
• Red Beans & Rice
• Cochon du Lait Po Boys
• Crawfish Etouffee
• Shrimp & Grits
• Grits and Grillades
• Chicken Sausage Gumbo
• Duck Sauce Piquante
• Veggie Pastalaya
Where else can you experience an eclectic mix of musical genres than right here in the Bayou Country. The finish festival will spotlight the type of music that attracts visitors from around the globe through out the year.
DOUBLE DATE WITH JOEL SAVOY // 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. & 11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Who doesn’t love a double date? Cross the finish line with cajun music performed by Double Date with Joel Savoy, a zydeco foursome that will keep you on your feet with their cajun music. Join Linzay Young & Emma Young together with Joel Savoy & Kelli Jones-Savoy as they help kick off our 2013 Finish Festival celebration.
HOT 8 BRASS BAND // 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. & 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
New Orleans’ premier purveyors of roof-raising, jazz-infused, hip hop-fired marching band music, straight from the heart and fresh from the second line parades. Their brassy, skat, soul style melodies are deeply rooted in the state of Louisiana which makes it brilliantly appropriate that this eight man, New Orleans native, brass band to join our festival weekend.
Finish Festival Entertainment Schedule:
- 9:00 AM // Doors Open to Public
- 9:30 – 10:30 // Opening Band
- 10:30 – 10:45 // Band Break | Louisiana Music
- 10:45 – 11:30 // Opening Band
- 11:30 – Noon // Marathon Overall & ½ Marathon Awards | Louisiana Music
- Noon – 1:00 // Featured Band
- 1:00 – 1:30 // Marathon Age Group Awards | Louisiana Music
- 1:30 – 2:30 // Featured Band
- $15.00 online // Non-runners
- $20.00 at The Expo & The Finish Festival
- Runners will show wristbands/bibs/medals for entry
** This option does not include race registration. Runners do not need to purchase Finish Festival Tickets for entry. Runners will receive wrist bands. Tickets for non-runners may be purchased online, at The Expo, and onsite at The Finish Festival.
Our goal is that when you leave, you take a little piece of Louisiana with you. Louisianians have an extraordinary zest for life that is exhibited by our culture. Experience The Louisiana Marathon Finish Line Festival – It will be a time you won’t soon forget.