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Bayou Fest

Date: October 17, 2020

Location: Mac McGaffey Highland Bayou Park

Staff in Charge: Jenny Senter, Leanne Post, Lorrie Koster, Lauren Perez, Jessica Spangle

It’s all about free family fun on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Live music starts at 4:30 p.m. with Shinyribs. Next up is Kevin Fowler at 6:30 p.m. and then our headliner at 8:30 p.m. Stay until 10:00 p.m. to watch the spectacular Amoco Federal Credit Union Fireworks Show. No coolers, please. Beer will be sold on site by La Marque Lions and proceeds fund scholarships for La Marque kids.

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 their own rod and reel, but bait will be provided by Boyd’s One Stop. 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.

Pumpkin decorating is very popular with the kiddos! Pick a pumpkin for FREE and find a spot under the pavilion. Age divisions are 5 years and under, 6-10 years, 11-14 years and 15-19 years. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent. La Marque Lions Club will present awards for first, second and third place.

Plus! - get a wrist band to enjoy the bounce houses, zip line, face painting, mechanical bull and Stan the Train Man.

Move over, County Fair! We’re bringing mutton bustin’ to Bayou Fest! Dress up your little cowboys and cowgirls and meet us near the pavilion. Registration is at 1:00 p.m. and 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 a waiver must be signed by parents at registration.

Bayou Fest is presented by City of La Marque and Texas City - La Marque Chamber of Commerce. The VIP Experience is presented by Miller Lite. Partners include Waste Management, Dow and Associated Credit Union of Texas. For information, follow us on Facebook, visit or contact the Chamber at 409-935-1408. #iloveLa_Marque #LMBF