Ochsner presents the 6th Annual King Cake Festival on January 27, 2019 – a celebration benefiting babies and children at Ochsner! Held in Champions Square, join us to taste king cakes from the finest bakeries, enjoy live music and support pediatric programs! More info coming soon.        Ochsner Hospital for Children


King Cake Festival 2020 is January 26, 2020!


  • BEST PRESENTATION: Balestra’s (Blueberry Lemon Chantilly Lace King Cake)
  • MOST UNIQUE: Balestra’s (Blueberry Lemon Chantilly Lace King Cake)
  • BEST TRADITIONAL: Chef Brandon Bordelon and Buttermilk Drop Bakery
  • BEST NON-TRADITIONAL: Quintin’s Natural King Cake Ice Cream
  • MOST LIKELY TO REPLACE A MEAL:  Balestra’s (King Cake Sushi)
  • PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Cannata’s

And You’re Invited!

The King Cake Festival is FREE and open to the public

Entertainment Lineup

  • Phil Melancon
  • One South Lark
  • Marshland
  • Dwayne Dopsie


  • 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 Ochsner Hospitals for Children.

  • When and where is it held?

    It is held in Champion Square on Sunday January 27, 2019.

  • 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

    *NO PETS!

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