Craft festivals gather the talent and work of many artists in one location, much like the houses of the very rich or the Louvre’s black hole. Enjoy condensed creativity with today’s Groupon.
$5 for one-day admission for two (a $10 value) $10 for one-day admission for four (a $20 value)
- More than 100 Louisiana artists and crafters
- Special events such as a classic car show
- Plant show and gardening clinics
- Cajun and creole cuisine available from local restaurateurs Frisco Fest is held March 10–11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children younger than 12 are admitted free.<p>
Each spring, Frisco Fest welcomes more than 100 Louisiana crafters and artists to the picturesque grounds of the San Francisco Plantation, creating a unique environment where regional history and modern creativity converge. Setting up shop in the shadow of centuries-old live oaks, participants peddle everything from handmade jewelry and pottery to homemade jams, and master gardeners host plant-advice clinics to impart tips to green thumbs looking to revive once-lush landscapes or get their azaleas accepted into a private college.
Each year, activities that occupy the big curiosity and little hands of children abound, such as pony rides, petting zoos, and rock climbing, and adults detour from the crafty wares long enough to enjoy a classic-car show and live music by Leroy St. Pierre. Local chefs sizzle up piquant piles of Cajun and creole cuisine to tempt artistic appetites of all ages, and competitive appetites are twice-satisfied during a Chef's cook-off and cracklin contest.