Bayou Fest Kids' Activities

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It's all about free family fun on Saturday, October 21, 2023.

Join Rusty Hook Fishing Club for the annual kids' fishing tournament! The first 200 children 12 years old and younger to register will receive a free t-shirt and lunch. Participants must provide their own rod and reel, but bait will be provided by Boyd's One Stop. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Kids can fish from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with parent or guardian supervision. For ten categories of fish, kids can win a new rod and reel plus a new tackle box provided by The City of La Marque. Alex's A/C provides goody bags stuffed with goodies from Chamber members.

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Pumpkin decorating is very popular with the kiddos! Pick a pumpkin for FREE and find a spot under the pavilion. Age divisions are 5 years and under, 6 to 10 years, 11 to 14 years and 15 to 19 years. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent. La Marque Lions Club will present awards for first, second and third place.

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Plus! - get a wrist band to enjoy the bounce houses, zip line, face painting, mechanical bull and Stan the Train Man.

Move over, County Fair! We're bringing mutton bustin' to Bayou Fest! Dress up your little cowboys and cowgirls and meet us near the pavilion. Registration is at 1:00 p.m. and the fee is $20. There are two age categories, 2 to 5 and 6 to 7. Belt buckles will be awarded for Grand Champion and Reserve Champion in each age group. The weight limit is 65 pounds and a waiver must be signed by parents at registration.

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