LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) recently honored the Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival as a 2018 Top 20 Event for the month of June.
The Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 23 at the Lake Charles Civic Center. An evening concert, "Jazz After Dark," begins at 7 p.m. and features award-winning jazz artists Jeff Kashiwa and Mickey Smith Jr.
Tickets can be purchased on Ticketmaster for $36. This festival aims to promote the cultural importance of jazz, cuisine, and the thriving local community by offering a unique blend of music, performance, and visual arts.
Admission to the festival is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under.
Additional festival information can be found at www.gcshrimpnjazzfest.com.