First Street
Napa, California 94559

Enjoy the spirit of Mardi Gras; a feast of New Orleans inspired food, wines from Napa Valley and festivities including parades and Zydeco and Cajun music from two stages.

Event highlights:

Cajun, Dixieland, blues & gospel music
Zydeco dance stage and line dance lessons
Dance lessons & contests
“Make a Joyful Noise in the Street”
New Orleans-style parades throughout the day
Face painters
Palm readers
Festive decorations

Bands performing include:

The Zydeco Flames have gained the reputation,” The West Coast's premier Zydeco band.” Their sixth CD release, "Fire It Up” released in 2006 provides fans with hot Zydeco in the tradition of Clifton Chenier, Buckwheat Zydeco and Queen Ida. The Flames consistently pack venues ranging from contemporary clubs and major festivals to traditional dancehalls. Their eclectic, soulful style ignites crowds. Read more about Zydeco Flames.
The Bayou Boys welcome you to the back-country of New Orleans with their foot-stompin', knee slappin', two-steppin' music. Their rhythm and blues transports you to the swamps of the Louisiana bayou. You can almost hear the crawfish fryin' and smell the filet gumbo cookin'.

Cost: Free

Official Website:

Added by fonzi on July 16, 2007