Swamp Life Expo shows off life, critters of the swamp
Alligators, birding, and critters of the swamp in the vast Atchafalaya Basin will be among the highlights of the annual Swamp Life Expo, set the first Saturday of October, at the Iberville Parish Visitors Center in Grosse Tete. Activities begin at 10 a.m. and end at 3 p.m.
The Expo offers fun and activities for all ages. Huge live bullfrogs will be on display and can be held. Local fishermen and craftsmen will also provide demonstrations of crawfish trap making, arrowheads, cypress paddle making and more. Two live alligators will be on display, and swamp lovers will be on hand to talk about birding, wildlife and more. Samples of local cuisine and desserts, music, and swamp arts, crafts and paintings, including hand-carved wildlife, will all be offered under the canopy of giant live oak trees at the Iberville Visitors Center. Live Zydeco music will be provided, so bring your dancing shoes.
The Iberville Visitors Center is located at 17525 Hwy. 77 on Bayou Grosse Tete, just off Interstate 10 at exit #139. The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Iberville Parish Tourism Department.
Join us at 10 a.m. on October 6th!