Presented by Tony Chachere's, Plate Lunchapalooza is the ultimate plate lunch experience, celebrating the rich culture of Acadiana's favorite rib sticking, gravy covered, meal on the go through food, music and fun!
In it's first year, the event featured 16 vendors from across the Acadiana area. The event is organized by social entertainment, who also run the highly attended Acadiana Po-Boy Festival.
To learn more about Plate Lunchapalooza, follow the link for more details. If you've never heard of a plate lunch before, not to worry. Click here to learn why Lafayette is considered the "Plate Lunch Paradise".
We've also listed a few "frequently asked questions" which you can find by scrolling down.
The event is held at Sugar Mill Pond in Youngsville, Louisiana. Part of Lafayette Parish, it's just south of the city of Lafayette.
The date for 2018's festival has yet to be released. Information will be provided as soon as it's made available.
Attending the festival is free. However, any food, drinks, merchandise and/or any other purchases must be purchased through participating vendors.
Yes, this is a festival for all ages and appetites.
Parking is available in and around the Sugar Mill Pond area.
Click here to be taken to Plate Lunchapalooza's "Volunteer" page. Help is needed before, during and after the festival.