Wear your costumes, bring your parasols, handkerchiefs, footwork, and appetites.
The Taste of Louisiana Festival invites you to "Experience the Flavor and Culture of Louisiana" with our 2nd annual The Second Line Festival "A Tribute to the New Orleans Tradition" in beautiful Downtown Houston at Jones Plaza.
This year we celebrate not only the unique culture of Second Linin', but we also celebrate Halloween New Orleans Style! (Masquerade Masks are encouraged)
This year’s all Brass Band line-up includes
N.O. Hustlers Brass Band
Most Wanted Brass Band
T.B.C Brass Band "Featured on the critically acclaimed documentary “From the Mouthpiece on Back”"
Get ready to witness some serious footwork!
We are also bringing Second Line Stepper Social Clubs straight out of New Orleans,
Ice Divas Social Aid and Pleasure Club
Get Ready to Experience a Louisiana event like no other!
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
No, there is not an age requirement. However, we require a valid State issued ID to purchase alcoholic beverages. The legal age requirement to drink in Texas is 21 years and older, and WE DO ID all guests who wish to purchase alcoholic beverages.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
You can travel to the event by personal or public transportation. There is plenty of parking available in Downtown Houston and around Jones Plaza.
What can't I bring to the event?
Carts, pets, personal tents, glass, metal poles, shade canopies, beach or pole-style umbrellas, coolers, ice chests, outside beverages, and food are NOT ALLOWED.
Weapons, illicit drugs, and other contraband are strictly prohibited.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
If you have any questions that were not listed here. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Tickets are NOT transferable.
Can I update my registration information?
No, updating registration information after the purchase of a ticket or tickets is not allowed.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You can bring either a printed ticket or present the scannable email barcode on your phone. This will allow for quicker access into the event and prevent you from having to wait for further verification of searching by name. Please be advised that once your ticket is scanned into the system, it can not be used again.
What is the refund policy?
No refunds, all sales are final, and this is a Rain or Shine event.
If the event is canceled due to inclement weather a make-up date will be issued.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Yes, it doesn't matter who's name is on the ticket as long as it's not a ticket that has been scanned prior.