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Louisiana Strawberries Sure to Please Your Palate and Pocketbook

The annual Louisiana Strawberry Festival is held at Memorial Park in beautiful, historic Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Savor sweet, local Louisiana strawberries at this family-friendly event which includes rides, food, music and a whole lot of fun. There’s entertainment for people of all ages, and admission is free! In addition, the festival holds a Little Miss and Masters Pageant along with strawberry and jambalaya cook-offs.

The food booths at the festival feature a variety of fresh strawberry dishes. Try the deep-fried strawberries. They’re dipped in a beignet-like batter, deep-fried and dusted with sugar.

There’s also a strawberry eating contest for three different age groups. And before you leave, take home some great food and souvenirs. To learn more about the Strawberry Festival and the city of Ponchatoula, visit http://www.cityofponchatoula.com/