A fun and free event for the whole family!

The fishtival:
You don’t have to fish to enjoy the Fishtival! Bring the whole family, and while your angler casts around City Park, you can catch a good time at the Fishtival. There will be a DJ playing music, special activities for children, great raffles, a host of educational exhibitors, and new and used fishing gear for sale at great prices! The Fishtival highlights many of the state’s fishing resources with interactive demonstrations and information.

When: Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 9am to noon.

Email Natalie at with questions.

Where: Near Popp Bandstand and the Casino Building (Morning Call Café)

Activities for children:

Raffles, Exhibitors, Vendors and More!

2018 Exhibitors and Vendors:


Fishing Flea Market:

Buy used fishing tackle! Visit the Wish to Fish tent and find used and new fishing gear at really good deals. Rods, reels, and who knows what you might find! All proceeds go to Wish to Fish Louisiana. Come make a donation and help support a program that gets youth away from television and video games and back into the great outdoors. For more information on Wish to Fish Louisiana go to or give us a call at 504-628-7282.


Fishing Guide

Fishing Map



Getting to City Park from the French Quarter: We are located less than 10 minutes by cab or car. Or, take the scenic route: the Canal streetcar (be sure to hop on the one marked ìCity Parkî) delivers you to the entrance of City Park at Esplanade Ave.