SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15TH
Bayou Fest in La Marque will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Highland Bayou Park. From live music to kids activities to fireworks, Bayou Fest offers fun for all ages. Admission and parking are free!
Here is a run-down of all the major activities at Bayou Fest in La Marque:
BAYOU FEST BBQ COOKOFF
Compete with the best of the best as part of the Galveston County Triple Crown! On Friday, October 14, 2022, the BBQ Cook-Off ramps up as teams compete for $10,000 in prize money. Rules and reservation lists are available by contacting Texas City – La Marque Chamber at 409-935-1408. The Bayou Fest Cook-Off features 100 BBQ spots with easy access, stabilized ground, water and power hookups.
“COWBOY” JONES CHILDREN’S FISHING TOURNAMENT
Join Rusty Hook Fishing Club for the annual kids’ fishing tournament! The first 200 children 12 years old and younger to register will receive a free t-shirt and lunch. Participants must provide a rod and rod and reel, but Boyd’s One Stop will provide the bait. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Kids can fish from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with parent or guardian supervision. For ten categories of fish, kids can win a new rod and reel plus a new tackle box provided by La Marque Lions Club. Alex’s A/C provides goody bags stuffed with goodies from several TCLM Chamber members.
PUMPKIN PATCH & DECORATING CONTEST
Pick a pumpkin for FREE, find a spot under the pavilion and get creative! La Marque Lions Club will present cash prizes for the first-, second- and third-favorite pumpkins. Age divisions are 5 years and under, 6-10 years, 11-14 years and 15-19 years. A parent must accompany children under the age of 12.
Dress up your little cowboys and cowgirls and meet us near the pavilion. Registration is at noon and the events start at 1:00 p.m. The fee is $20. There are two age categories, 2-5 and 6-7. Belt buckles will be awarded for Grand Champion and Reserve Champion in each age group. The weight limit is 65 pounds and parents must sign a waiver at registration.
Grab your friends, bring chairs and dance the night away at this free community concert! Make sure to visit our food trucks and craft vendors between shows. La Marque Lions Club sells beer on site, so no coolers, please.
AMOCO FCU FIREWORKS SHOW
Stay until 10:00 p.m. to watch the spectacular AMOCO Federal Credit Union Fireworks Show.
La Marque Bayou Fest is presented by City of La Marque and the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce. For more information, follow the Bayou Fest Facebook page, visit lamarquebayoufest.com
Date and Time
Saturday Oct 15, 2022
Mac McGaffey Highland Bayou Park
1919 Getty Road
La Marque, TX 77568