Wooden Boat Festival Information
Saturday & Sunday, October. 12 & 13, 2013
10 am to 6 pm
- Day of festival $10.00 per person
- $5.00 Seniors over 65
- FREE Children under 12
- FREE Uniformed military personnel
Museum admission is free with festival wristband
Free Parking at the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum. On-site shuttles to the festival from the LPBMM will run continuously. Parking on-site is limited, if you plan on arriving after 10:00 am we suggest you consider using the free off-site parking and shuttle service.
Off-Site Parking & Shuttle Service
Free off-site parking and shuttles will be available 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday. We will post the location of off-site parking soon. Shuttles will run to the festival grounds and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum.
* The Tchefuncte River Bridge will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Sunday, October 13, from 2:00 – 3:30 pm due to the Quick’n Dirty Parade and Contest.
Festival Rules & Restrictions
- No pets
- No outside food or drink
- No ice chests
- Press must have media credentials for admission
- No refunds rain or shine
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum To Launch the 24th Annual Wooden Boat Festival
The 24th Annual Wooden Boat Festival offers many exciting stories ranging from activities designed specifically for this year to the people, boats, and events that made the festival one of Louisiana's best known events. If you are a member of the media interested in doing a story about the 2013 festival or need press credentials, contact us.