JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
July 5, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ISLAND STRONG BEACH FEST MOVED TO TARPON RODEO PAVILION
GRAND ISLE, LA – The Island Strong Beach Fest will take place as scheduled this Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16, 2022, but has been relocated to the Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion at 4500 Highway 1 in Grand Isle due to predicted weather.
This first annual Island Strong Beach Fest is a two-day festival featuring live music, food, craft booths and various other vendors that will support Grand Isle's recovery from Hurricane Ida. All donations/proceeds go to rebuilding Grand Isle's recreational facilities. Other than the location change, the festival will run as previously scheduled.
Friday, July 15:
- 5:00 p.m. Gates Open - DJ
- 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Rockin' Dopsie & The Zydeco Twisters
- 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. - Nashville South
Saturday, July 16:
- 10:00 a.m. Gates Open - DJ
- 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Aaron Foret
- 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - JR. Lacrosse & Sumtin Sneaky
- 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Shorts in December featuring Gordon Bradberry
- 8:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. - Velvet Sky
Island Strong Beach Fest was organized by the town of Grand Isle, Councilman Brian Barthelemy, his wife Dana Barthelemy and Matt Rivere to help in the island's recovery by raising funds for the town's recreational facilities. If you are interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor, please contact the festival at email@example.com. More information at www.townofgrandisle.com.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.jeffparish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO