NOLA Mac n’ Cheese Fest Announces 2019 Food Vendors, Artist Lineup and More

NEW ORLEANS (press – The NOLA Mac n’ Cheese Fest is excited to announce its 2019 food/beverage vendors, music lineup, art vendors and more for the third-annual festival taking place Saturday, Oct. 12 at Louis Armstrong Park (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.). The event is free and open to the public. A special thanks to 2019 NOLA Mac n’ Cheese Fest Sponsors: Smirnoff (Official Spirits Sponsor), Cumulus Radio (Official Media Sponsor), Crescent Crown Distributing, Diament Public Relations, Louisiana Life Magazine, Michelli, Moulding & Millwork Supply and Piazza Seafood.

The NOLA Mac n’ Cheese Fest dedicates this year’s event to festival co-founder, Kent Broussard, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Kent was a joy to all who met him and the powerhouse leading the festival team.

NEW additions to this year’s festival include:

• The “Kid’s Zone,” a unified play area presented by the Special Olympics of Louisiana (SOLA). A portion of 2019 festival profits will benefit SOLA.

• In addition to awarding the coveted Macaroni Trophy for the “Best Mac n’ Cheese in New Orleans!” contest, the festival will also host a Mac n’ Cheese Eating Contest to earn the coveted title of, “NOLA’s Biggest Mac n’ Cheese Fan!” Those interested must enter in-advance at (applications now open!).

2019 Food + Beverage Vendors:

• Official Spirits Sponsor: Smirnoff
• The Big Cheezy
• The Big Squeezy (Lemonade)
• Cajun Sneaux Snowballs
• Cherie’s Catering
• Dirty Dishes
• Frey Smoked Meats Co.
• House of Blues
• Jazzy Keto
• Let Us Cater for You
• Manning’s
• Oceana Grill
• Deuce McAllister’s Ole Saint
• Original Thought Market
• Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar

Music + Entertainment Lineup:

• 11:00 – 11:30 AM – DJ Doug Funnie
• 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Red Hot Gentilly Peppers
• 12:30 -1 PM – DJ Doug Funnie
• 1:00 – 2:00 PM – Marigny Street Brass Band with Big Chief Juan Pardo
• 2:00 – 3:00 PM – Mac n’ Cheese Eating Contest and Best Mac n’ Cheese winner announcement
• 3:00 – 4:00 PM – J & The Causeways
• 4:00 – 4:30 PM – DJ Doug Funnie
• 4:30 – 5:30 PM – Robin Barnes

Art Market Vendors:

• Blue Moon Malas
• Elektra Cosmetics
• Joseph Walton Photography
• NOLA T-Shirt of the Month
• Passion Lilie
• PolyPaige
• Root Sustainable Wooden Accessories
• Royal Naija


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