For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
Coastal Shrine BBQ Festival
NEW IBERIA, La. --- Coastal Shrine Club of Jefferson Island, La has anxiously awaited the announcement of their renewed annual fundraiser. Each year the Shriners raise funds to continue their efforts in the community. This year they are stepping it up a notch.

The community's favored location, New Iberia’s own SugArena (713 NW Hwy. Bypass) will host the incredible daylong event. On Nov. 16, 2019, the day kicks off at 8 a.m. when the alarm sounds for the teams to light their fires. Each team will spend the day barbecuing their entries into each category including Chicken, St. Louis Ribs, Brisket & Burnt Ends

Kids events kick off at 10 a.m. with a variety of activities. Vendors will have an array of local crafts, farm to table items and goodies from 10 - 3 p.m. A fais-do-do with Richard LeBouef & TwoStep will start at 2 p.m.

Teams will begin serving attendees at 5 - 8 p.m. Stick around to hear the winners of each category when the judges announce winners at 7 p.m. Bon Temp Grill Express will be on site all day and KBON 101.1 FM will be broadcasting live.

Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for children 5-11. Active duty and children under 5 get in free.

Coastal Shrine Club would like to thank its corporate sponsors including M & A Safety, Advanced Integrated Services, Jory L Bernard, Whitliejo Specialty, Elite Wellhead, T-Coons Zydeco Restaurant, BROS of Broussard, Bulldog Services LLP, Darnall Sikes, Wealth Partners, McTurner Properties, and Jorleigh Investment.

To sign up your BBQ Cook Team, register a vendor booth, or purchase your tickets for the event, visit Facebook or contact Edna Turner at (337) 962-4029,

Click here for the flyer in pdf.

The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center in New Iberia, Louisiana.
For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit