FINISH FEST AND GROUNDS
TASTE THE MUSIC
OUR FINISH FESTIVAL PARTNERS
FINISH FEST OVERVIEW
The Finish Festival is open to the public and features mouth-watering Louisiana food and an eclectic variety of local music. Last year, more than 24,000 runners, spectators, foodies and music lovers enjoyed the two-day festival.
The Finish Festival cranks up when runners participating in the Louisiana 5k, Quarter Marathon and Kids Marathon cross the finish line near the State Capitol Park on the Saturday of The Louisiana Marathon. The Finish Fest continues on Sunday, following the Louisiana Marathon and Half Marathon.
- Gameface >>
- Event Schedule >>
Taste Tour Pass
The Finish Festival is open to the public. For access to food and beverages, you must have a Taste Tour Pass Wristband, a ticket, specific to that race-day. The wristband is free to runners and is attached to their bibs. Additional Taste Tour Tickets can be purchased at the Expo on Friday and Saturday or in Gear Shop on Sunday at the Finish Festival. $18 for 6 or $4 each.
Due to popular demand, we are increasing offerings at our showcase tents on Saturday and Sunday. We are also staggering the release of restaurant food tents throughout each day to make sure everyone gets a taste of local Louisiana food. Wristbands allow for six servings from either a food booth or beer truck. (Beer is only available for adults 21 and over.) Crave a serving of jambalaya and a beer? That’ll be two punches on your wristband. Two servings of jambalaya, a serving of Crawfish Étouffée, two beers, and a Cold Pressed Juice? That’s six punches. The wristband also provides a choice of a Powerade or Dasani water.
Abita Brewing Company was founded in Abita Springs, La. in 1986 and is the original and largest craft brewery in the Southeast. The company produces seven flagship brews year-round: Abita Amber, Golden, Light, Turbodog®,Purple Haze®, Jockamo I.P.A.® and Restoration Pale Ale®. Abita also offers five seasonal beers, three Harvest brews, three Big Beers and a draft-only series of Select beers.
WORLD CLASS ENTERTAINMENT
Kick off those running shoes and enjoy your Louisiana cuisine along with the music like a true local. The Finish Festival will spotlight funky, eclectic Louisiana bands that attract visitors from around the globe year-round.
The FINISH FESTIVAL is proud to offer an incredible line up of outstanding local talent on both festival days. Like previous years, the festival anchors the experience and complements the course — the music line up
Finish Festival cranks up when runners participating in the Louisiana 5k, Quarter Marathon and Kids Marathon cross the finish line near the State Capitol Park on Saturday. The Finish Fest will continue on Sunday, following the Louisiana Marathon and Half Marathon.
The Food Village at Finish Fest will be offering a wide variety of authentic Louisiana specialties from local vendors.
V.I.P. EXPERIENCE PACKAGES
Are you looking for a way to put a little more spice in your Louisiana Marathon Weekend?
Louisianians love the “little something extras”…it’s what we call “Lagniappe”. Purchase one of our two elite VIP packages, and you too can experience a little lagniappe over the weekend for runners, their biggest fans and our finest supporters. Choose from the Cypress, Bayou, or Couples packages, and you will be comfortably placed in the middle of the action. For additional information or questions contact email@example.com.
There’s nothing like a cold beer after a long run. Join us in the new Levee Lounge after crossing the finish line on Sunday to crack open your cold one. The lounge will serve beer and signature cocktails sure to keep your spirits running high.
Thanks to our partners, the Kids Zone keeps growing each year. It’s a great way to unwind after a tense Saturday morning of kids races. Check out what we have to offer this year and join in the FUN!
Stay up-to-date by checking the site often or
Abita was founded in Abita Springs, La. in 1986 and is the original and largest craft brewery in the Southeast. The company produces seven flagship brews year-round: Abita Amber, Golden, Light, Turbodog®,Purple Haze®, Jockamo I.P.A.® and Restoration Pale Ale®. Abita also offers five seasonal beers, three Harvest brews, three Big Beers and a draft-only series of Select beers.
Lamar Advertising is the nation’s leading out-of-home advertising company. We specialize in out-of-home advertising and provide solutions for our customers in the form of Billboards, Digital, Transit and Highway Logo Signs. Founded in 1902, Baton Rouge-based Lamar has a broad corporate reach with over 200 locations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
All varieties of Supreme Rice are grown by local Louisiana farmers. From the field to the mill to the table, we are boots deep in the process intimately linked with our South Louisiana families who have grown our rice for over 70 years. True to the basic purity and simplicity of rice, our variety of rice products are of the highest quality, and every grain is supreme.