Eat, Drink & Be Merry-Taste Of Orleans Is Coming To California Great America July 22-23 and 29-30
This weekend it’s time to get your taste on as California’s Great America brings Orleans Place to life with the Taste Of Orleans festival July 22-23 and 29-30. Imagine being able to bring the family and stroll to live Cajun music,enjoy classic midway entertainment, eat the regional food that is synonymous with that great flavor of New Orleans which all adds up to Taste of Orleans be merry fun and is all open to all Great America guests. To close each evening, a Taste Of Orleans fireworks show set to Cajun music will decorate the sky.
Cajun cuisine available with a $25 tasting card includes crawfish etouffée, chicken and andouille sausage gumbo over rice, hushpuppy shrimp skewers with Cajun dipping sauce, crispy frog legs with creole aioli, blackened catfish sliders with tangy slaw and a choice of classic beignets or praline bread pudding. Additional Orleans foods available a la carte include muffuletta pizza and bananas Foster funnel cakes.
“The response to Taste Of Orleans from our guests last year was incredible and we’re excited to bring back the event in 2017,” said California’s Great America vice president and general manager Raul Rehnborg. “In addition to traditional amusement park fun, Great America is committed to building on our tradition of live entertainment options.”
A chalk artist will paint Mardi Gras murals throughout the festival and there will be mask decorating for kids 12 and under.
2017 Season Passes are currently on sale for just $69 and features a season of fun in both Great America and Boomerang Bay Water Park. A $105 Gold Pass includes Halloween Haunt, WinterFest, free Great America parking, Gilroy Gardens and more.
Great America is currently hiring for the 2017 season and applicants can apply online at https://www.cagreatamerica.com/jobs.