Things To Do

2018 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo’s Schedule of Events

Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser, 2018 Rodeo President
Jim Henderson, 2018 Rodeo Admiral of the Fleet
Bob Breck, Master of Ceremonies

Thursday, July 26th
Daylight – Fishing Begins
11am – Pavilion Opens to Public
(Registration, Food, Merchandise, Educational Booths)
11am – 3pm – Children’s Scale Opens at Sand Dollar Marina
11am – 2pm – Registration for Children’s Crab Races
2pm – Children’s Crab Races at Pavilion
7pm – President’s Welcome Party at Pavilion, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and Admiral Jim Henderson (Open to Public – Boiled Shrimp, Cash Bar)
6pm – 10pm – DJ Captn P – Join President, Admiral and Grand Isle Queen
8pm – Scales Close at Weigh Station (Sand Dollar)
Friday, July 27th
11am – Pavilion Opens to Public
(Registration, Food, Merchandise, Educational Booths)
11am – 3pm – Children’s Scale Opens at Sand Dollar Marina
11am – 2pm – Registration for Children’s Crab Races
12pm – 4pm – DJ Captain P
2pm – Children’s Crab Races at Pavilion
7pm – 11pm – Band – Grand Isle’s “Shorts in December”
8pm – Scales Close at Weigh Station (Sand Dollar)

Saturday, July 28th
11am – Pavilion Opens to Public
(Registration, Food, Merchandise, Educational Booths)
11am – 3pm – Children’s Scale Opens at Sand Dollar Marina
11am – 2pm – Registration for Children’s Crab Races
11am – 3pm – DJ Captain P
2pm – Children’s Crab Races at Pavilion
4pm – Children’s Awards under Pavilion
6pm – Scales Close at Weigh Station
6pm – 8pm – Entertainment by Wiseguys
8:30pm – 9:30pm – Rodeo Awards for Top Fishermen and Women. MC Jim Henderson & Bob Breck (Grand Prize Drawing for Blazer Bay Boat/Motor/Trailer)
9:30pm – 11pm – Entertainment by Wiseguys

Food Provided by Cashio’s Catering, Thibodaux

Registration Tickets and Merchandise on Sale Daily at the Pavilion

Tickets and Merchandise also available at Sureway, Blue Water Sports, Bridgeside and Sandollar. For more information, go to tarponrodeo.org.

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