Ochsner presents the third annual King Cake Festival — a celebration benefitting babies & children at Ochsner. Spend the day strolling Champions Square and sampling New Orleans’ finest King Cakes from the city’s greatest bakers.

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The third annual King Cake Festival will kick off with the GLADIATOR GAMES 2016!

And You’re Invited!

The King Cake Festival is FREE and open to the public

Event Lineup:

  • Registration at 8am
  • Fun Run at 9am
  • Fitness Challenge at 9:30am
  • Open to public at 11:00am
  • Close at 5pm



  • What is King Cake Festival?

    King Cake Festival is an annual event where bakeries and New Orleans vendors come together to participate in a slice of history to help raise money for babies and children at Ochsner.

  • When and where is it held?

    It is held in Champion Square on Sunday January 31, 2016.

  • Does it cost to get in?

    King Cake Festival is a free event and open to the public.

  • What can I bring into the festival?

    Please support our cause and leave all outside food and beverages at the door. Also, no pets allowed.

  • Will there be ATMs if I run low on cash?

    There are several ATMs in Champion Square if you happen to be running low on cash.

  • How can my company become a sponsor?

    For sponsor information, please contact us at