Ochsner presents the second 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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VIP CLUB XLIV sponsored by Donner Peltier Distillers

  • $50 includes open bar and unlimited food

Special features also included:

  • King Cake Milkshake provided by Charcoal’s Gourmet Burger Bar
  • Rougaroux Rum and Oryza Vodka & Gin provided by Donner Peltier Distillers

Passes will only be available for purchase in Club XLIV on day of event.

Check our the King Cake Festival 2015 TV Spot!


And You’re Invited!

The King Cake Festival is FREE and open to the public, and will feature:

  • Live Music: Old Sole, Dr. Jazz, Cowboy Mouth and more!
  • Best Costume Prizes.
  • Kids’ Zone: Beverages, Games, Photo Booth and Prizes.
    –Wristbands are $10; with the purchase of 4 bands – a 5th band is free!
  • ‘Dough’me Fitness Challenge: 250 stairs, 8 ramps, and 4 fitness stations full of challenge and fun.
    –Begins at 9:30am. Registration is $35 and includes a T-Shirt.
  • Half-Mile Stroller Fun Run: Decorate your stroller and dress up your baby to win prizes.
    –Begins at 10:30am. $25 registration includes a T-Shirt.
  • Tasting Ticket & People’s Choice Voting Packages available in advance.
  • 2015 King Cake Festival Poster by Becky Fos

Treat yourself to this groundbreaking, inaugural festival that celebrates a slice of our history.


Music Lineup:

  • 11:00AM-12:00PM — OLD SOLE
  • 12:15PM-1:15PM — THE LUCKY DOGS
  • 1:30PM-2:30PM — DR. JAZZ
  • 4:30PM-6:00PM — COWBOY MOUTH


  • 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 25, 2015.

  • 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