Sunday, August 16, 2015 
Lakefront Arena
VIP: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. - $75 in advance, $100 at door
General Admission: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. - $15 in advance, $25 at door

VIP Experience: Early entry at 1:00 p.m., special hand blown glass wearable art created by Studio Inferno, Free wine, beer sake, Sushi Fest signature drink from 1- 2 p.m., then cash bar (signature drink will be offered at no cost throughout the entire event in the VIP section), individual tray of rolls, "sushi" dessert display, private space/seating in the VIP Japanese Garden located on the floor next to the main stage. Only 300 VIP tickets available.


The Freshest New Festival in New Orleans 


The New Orleans Sushi Fest & Competition will feature sushi creations and Japanese inspired dishes created by individuals and restaurants from around the New Orleans Metro area. Each participating chef will compete in various categories, and one will be crowned the 2015 Grand Champion by a panel of esteemed judges. 

This second annual event, which celebrates Japanese culture and food, anticipates over 2,800 attendees for an afternoon with our area's best sushi, Japanese beer, sake, Japanese crafts and live entertainment by Flow Tribe.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Japan Club & Japan Society of New Orleans.



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Tickets available at, Lakefront Arena Box Office, select Walmart locations, or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.


New Orleans Sushi Fest