Fishing Events

2020 Calendar of Events

Every 2nd Saturday of the month – Rotary Farmers Market, 135 Oak Lane, 8:00 AM till

February March

February 23 – Independent Mardi Gras Parade, Starts corner of Blackberry & Highway 1, 1:00 PM

March 12–15 – Lamar Dixon Sportsman Show in Gonzales

March 28 – Grand Isle Rotary Wild Game Cookoff, Grand Isle Multiplex Center


April 4 – FOGI Annual Meeting, GI Multiplex Center, 4:30 p.m.

April 11 – Chief Landry 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, GI Community Center, 10:00 a.m.

April 12 – Easter Sunrise Service, Artie’s Back Deck , 7:30 a.m.

April 17–20 – Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration & Cultural Weekend, GI High School

April 24–26 – Blessing of the Fleet Festival, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion More Information at Blessing of the Fleet Festival.

April 26 – Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony, Sand Dollar Marina, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

April 25 – Fishing for a Mission, Sand Dollar Marina. April 25 – Kayak Paddle Palooza, Bridge Side Marina.


May 1–3 – Serenity by the Sea, Grand Isle School

May 2 – 9thAnnual Cruising the Beach Car Show @ Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion

May 14–16 ABC Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

May 15–16 Stan Brock Black & Gold Classic, Bridge Side Marina/Wake Side Marina

May 22–23 – Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

May 23 – Island Wide Garage Sale, GI Community Center

May 23 E.D. White Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina May 30 – Casa of Lafourche, Bridge Side Marina


June 5 Color Run, Grand Isle Beauty Pageant

June 6 – Grand Isle Music Fest: Party with a Purpose. On the Grand Isle Beach across from community center from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

June 5–6 New Orleans Electric Association Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

June 8–14 – Louisiana Billfish Classic, Hurricane Hole

June 10–13 – Swollfest Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

June 12–13 – Hartgrove Foundation Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

June 25–27 – LA Pipeline Association Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina June 26–27 – Creole Classic Fishing Tournament, Bridge Side Marina


July 4 – Annual Fireworks and Band at 10:00 p.m., Bridge Side Marina July 4 – Christmas in July Golf Cart Parade 2:00 p.m.

July 9–11 – Blue Boot Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

July 10–11 – Wounded War Heroes Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

July 16–18 – Louisiana Dental Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina

July 23–25 – Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion Sand Dollar Marina

July 31 – August 1 – Salty Kids Rodeo, Sand Dollar marina

July 31 – August 1 – Mike Bourgeois (Big Daddy) Memorial Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina


August 14–15 – Dufrene Building Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

August 28–29 – Ride the Bull Kayak Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina


September 3–6 – Bloody Decks Rodeo, Wake Side Marina

September 4–6 – 60thOriginal Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina

September 25–27 –  Caminada Redfish Rodeo, Sand Dollar Marina


October 9–10 – Ladies Fishing Rodeo, Bridge Side Marina October 24 – Bayou Coast Falling Tide Kayak Tournament, Bridge Side Marina


December 1 –  Starts our 20th Christmas Tree Lighting and Programs Celebrations Dates are subject to change. Other events will be added as soon as dates are confirmed. ©2018 Town of Grand Isle