Abita Fall Fest 2022 celebrates local culture

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Beautiful weather at the Abita Fall Fest.

The 3rd Annual Abita Fall Fest returns to Abita Springs – and of course features local Abita beer – to celebrate Louisiana art, music and culture this weekend, November 4-5, 2022. Lineup includes local must-sees like Brass Band Renaissance, Flow Tribe, Brasshearts Brass Bandaged, Bloodline Muscadine, Bon Bon Vivant, Chaz Washboardand Sunny Jazz Band.

The event features two stages, a kids zone with “pumpkin stage” activities and entertainment, an interactive circle with a green screen photo booth, virtual reality experiences and more.

The festival begins with a “Fall Fest After Dark” on Friday evening, November 4, beginning at 5 p.m. and ending at 10 p.m. Fall Fest After Dark is a pre-fest party with live music, food, and drink the night before Fest day. Abita Fall Fest is family friendly and welcomes everyone on Fridays, but the the fun and playful activities of the Activities section and the Espace Cuisine will only open on Saturday November 5 at 10:30 a.m. Get the music lineup here.

But the main festival is on Saturday, November 5, with lots of local musicians, food, kids’ activities and more. The Saturday musical program includes:

MAIN STAGE RANGE

  • Imagination Movers – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • The Bad Sandys – 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Nest always more – 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots – 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

  • Bon Bon Vivant – 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Muscadine Bloodline – 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

RANGE OF TRAIL STAGES

  • Margie Perez – 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Shakers Pontchartrain – 1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

  • The Level Street Band – 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Sunny Side Jazz Band – 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

  • Washboard Chaz – 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The annual Abita Fall Fest is a non-profit event created to celebrate the art, music and culture of Abita Springs, Louisiana. Offering a selection of live music from local and national artists, the Fest’s mission is to promote a warm family environment with fun and games for all ages, and to showcase local cuisine. Proceeds from this year’s Abita Fall Fest will be distributed to the Youth Services Bureau, Friends of the Park, Abita Springs Women’s Society, Trailhead Museum, Garden Club, Keep Abita Beautiful, Abita Recreation Center and Abita Elementary and Middle Schools. The nonprofit event is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Council for the Arts . The National Endowment of the Arts also provided funds.

For more information on event times, parking, activities, food, crafts, and kids’ events, and more, visit their website at https://www.abitafallfest.com/

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