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Sunday Fais Do Do – August 24th 2014 @ 12 – 5pm

Aug 24 Fais Do Do

Join us for our next Cajun Zydeco Fais Do Do on Sunday August 24th from 12 – 5pm.
Enjoy a variety show with Cajun/Zydeco and Country music performed by Southern Image band (Houma, LA).
Entry is $5 (children 5 and under free). Cajun food available and sold separately. Cash bar on-site.
Large dance floor, free parking, outdoor games, kids activities, good family fun!

Sunday Fais Do Do – April 6th 2014 12 – 6pm

April 6 AD Bayou Barn

 

Take a ride down the bayou this Sunday April 6, 2014 and enjoy an original Cajun Fais Do-Do.  Live music by Mitch Cormier and The Can’t Hardly Play Boys.  Cajun Food.  Dancing and family fun for all ages!  Cash bar on site.

Sunday Fais Do-Do is Back!! March 23, 2014

Join us on Sunday March 23rd 2014 for our first Sunday fais do-do  of the year.  The fais d0-do is a public Cajun dance party for all ages.  Bayou Barn has produced this Cajun cultural activity full of music, fun, food, food and more food for almost 30 years.  Enjoy the high energy boot stompin’ sounds of Treater Band then sample  some downright authentic Cajun Creole cooking from our Cajun buffet.  Buffet opens at 12 noon. Live music from 1pm – 6pm.  Admission is only $5 (children 5 and under free)

Aieeee!  Let’s pass a good time Cher’.  

February Newsletter

Introducing…. …

It’s a new year and a new website for Bayou Barn.  Our new site is a one stop shop for all Bayou Barn info.  Here you’ll find an online calendar, a picture gallery and menu.  Check back periodically to get up to date information on upcoming public events and happenings.   Check the calendar  to see our hours and what’s going on at Bayou Barn.  Subscribe to our monthly mailing list for coupons and special invitations.  See you soon cher’.

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New Orleans: Fais Do Do

The fais-do-do is held at Bayou Barn, a giant barn in the suburbs of New Orleans, LA on the bayou.  There was a cool Zydeco band playing and they had a washboard playing contest. The food was totally amazing!!  They had a whole pig roast which they called “Cochon de Lait”. The pig came out of this totally amazing homemade cooker that you have to turn by hand.  It was a whole pig with the head and feet still on!  The meat of the cochon de lait was sweet and succulent. It may have been my favorite thing on the menu.

There was also boiled shrimp, potatoes and corn, gumbo, bread and jambalaya on the main buffet. The spices had plenty of time to soak into the shrimp, so it was very flavorful. There were boiled crawfish, which were tender and delicious.  I had the most fun throwing the live ones to the gators that lurked at water’s edge, waiting for a handout, no pun intended.  I tried some specialty drinks they had there.  One called “swamp juice” is made from lots of alcohol, orange juice, pineapple juice, and I swear to God, snowball syrup. As the buses drove us back through the dark swamps, I was grateful I didn’t discover the swamp juice until the very end of the night. Overall, this was one of the best experiences I’ve had in New Orleans.  We will be coming back again.  Thanks Bayou Barn!

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