Lagniappe on the Bayou

Lagniappe on the Bayou was an annual three-day festival held by St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chauvin, LA. The volunteer-produced festival ran from 1969-1994 and brought thousands of people from around the world to Chauvin. Documentary produced by Jonathan Foret and Jenny Dupre; filmed and edited by Andrea Dupree.

Lagniappe Site

N 29° 26.633 W 090° 35.602

Ground Elevation: 4.4ft

Advisory Base Flood Elevation Level: 11ft

Height Vanishing Point Must Be Raised To Pass FEMA Standards: 6.6ft