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25th Wooden Boat Festival, 2014

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM (CDT)

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Festival Admission (1 ticket)
1 ticket issued when you present your online ticket. No restrictions on ticket use.
Ended $9.50 $0.00
2 Day Festival Pack (2 tickets)
2 tickets issued when you present your online ticket. No restrictions on ticket use. You save 10%!
Ended $18.00 $0.00
2 Day Couples Pack (4 tickets)
4 tickets issued when you present your online ticket. No restrictions on ticket use. You save over 10%!
Ended $35.00 $0.00
Maritime Mania Kick-Off Party, Fri. 10/10, 7:30 pm (Includes 1 free ticket for the festival)
1 Entry to Maritime Mania and 1 ticket to the festival.
Ended $75.00 $0.00
Maritime Mania (2 Tickets for $125.00), Fri. 10/10, 7:30 pm
2 Entries to Maritime Mania
Ended $125.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Please join us on October 10, 11 & 12 for the 2014 Wooden Boat Festival. Celebrate the unique maritime history and culture of Louisiana. From canoes to pirogues, bateaux and steamboats, it’s all here at the Wooden Boat Festival.

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Every year the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum pays tribute to the hand crafted wooden boats of the Gulf Coast. Hundreds of boats will line the banks of the Tchefuncte River as 30,000 wooden boat enthusiasts come to celebrate the wonders of wood and water.

Fun for all ages, the WBF offers plenty of free parking, contests, parades, music, good food, crafts, artists and easy access make the Wooden Boat Festival one of the most popular events in the South. We welcome you to the 2014 Wooden Boat Festival, created to highlight what makes Louisiana’s maritime history great! Start your discovery of the history and culture of wooden boats with us!

The festival kicks-off with Maritime Mania on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7:30pm at the LPBMM. Maritime Mania has become an attraction in its own right in recent years. As many as a thousand food and music lovers attend to mingle with the visiting wooden boat captains, preview new Museum exhibits and enjoy live music, an open bar, and food from various local restaurants.

The main festival is on the streets of Madisonville, LA and the Tchefuncte River on Saturday, October 11 & Sunday October 12, 10:00am - 6:00pm.

 No Refunds, festival takes place rain or shine.

Questions? Contact the Lake Ponchartrain Basin Maritiem Museum at 985-845-9200.

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DISCOUNTED SENIOR TICKETS AVAILABLE AT GATE ONLY

CHILDREN UNDER 12 ADMITTED FREE

ACTIVE-DUTY MILITARY FREE (valid ID required)

Have questions about 25th Wooden Boat Festival, 2014? Contact Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum

When & Where

Water St
Madisonville, LA 70447

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM (CDT)


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Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum

“Bringing Louisiana’s Maritime History to Life,” is the driving mission of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum. Located on the banks of the scenic Tchefuncte River in Madisonville, the LPB Maritime Museum takes you on a historic journey through maritime Louisiana.


The museum brings Louisiana’s maritime history to life through unique interpretive programs, exhibits, and publications. These programs include the time honored craft of boat building, hands-on field trips, constructing underwater robots, restoration of the Tchefuncte River Lighthouse, and other exciting educational opportunities for people of all ages. The LPBMM is the beneficiary of the annual Wooden Boat Festival. Find out more at http://www.lpbmm.org.

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