GICDT Events

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Easter Sunrise Service

April 12, 2020

Easter Sunrise Beach Service – All faiths welcome.  7:30am at Artie's - Beach Side Deck.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Migratory Bird Celebration
April, 2020 - TBA

The Annual Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration provides a great opportunity for birding and photography. Experienced guides will take you for a leisurely walk through Grand Isle's unique live oak and hackberry chenier woods to see warblers, orioles, tanagers, thrushes, buntings, and other neo-tropical migrant songbirds. Small

boat tours of Barataria Bay will take you to see nesting Brown Pelicans on Queen Bess Island, with possible

sightings of Black Skimmers, Magnificent Frigate Birds, American Oyster Catchers, and various shorebirds.

Light refreshments will be provided at pre-dinner socials giving you a chance to meet other birdwatchers and

local residents. Pre-registration is required for some of the events. Meet at the Grand Isle Community Center,

Hwy 1.

Historic Home Tour
April, 2020 - TBA

Take a walk to visit the island's historic homes. Local guides will share stories about the island's first

families.  Led by: Historical Society of Grand Isle, Tours are $5 per person.

Meet: Grand Isle Multi Plex, Ludwig Ln. during the Migratory Bird Celebration.

 

If you miss the Live Tour, please stop by the Visitor Center next to the Butterfly Dome and you may

purchase a CD of the tour, approx. 45 minutes long, that you can play in your car as you drive the

tour route.  

Music Festival
June 6, 2020
Through the combined efforts of sponsors, volunteers, attendees and festival organizers we raised $10,000 for coastal restoration projects Now that we have the funds, the restoration project planning has begun.  Despite early morning rain showers, the event was a big success, having sold over 1400 entry bracelets. The planning and preparation have already begun for an even bigger and better 2020 event. For more information, follow us on Facebook, check out our website Grandislemusicfestival.com or email us at GrandisleMusicFest@gmail.com. — in Grand Isle, Louisiana.
All proceeds go directly to restoration projects on the island. Projects to be determined at a later date and will be announced via the website and Facebook.
  7 Mile Island Wide Garage Sale
  May 23, 2020, Memorial Day Weekend
 
  Register your garage sale for $10 per location, or Craft Booth for $20.
  Craft Booths will be located at the Community Center Parking Lot.
  Each Garage sale registered will be included on the official Sale Map
  distributed at the Port Commission the day of the sale.  Signage will
  be places at the street intersections at LA 1 for each registered sale.
  Vendors set up the the Grand Isle Community Center, Hwy. 1.
 
  For Applications: Call Melissa @ 985-787-3500 or Louise @ 985-787-2997.

Click on button above to download Registration Form for Garage Sale

Grand Isle Ladies Fishing Rodeo
October 9 - 10, 2020, Columbus Day Weekend


Held each year on Columbus day weekend, This Fishing Rodeo is like no other! Our Ladies only fishing tournament is really more like a fishing party, we have conventional fishing awards, plus a Fishing Fashion Team award, lots a great raffles, live auction, band & great food.  All this to raise awareness for Breast Cancer and money for local cancer centers.  To date, the rodeo has raised more than $175,000.00 for local cancer charities.  Held at Bridge Side Marina.  Come get hooked on the Grand Isle Ladies Fishing Rodeo !