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From relaxing on the beach, walking the nature trail, visiting the Butterfly Dome, joining in the night life, or just taking in the local cuisine and culture; there is always something to captivate your attention.

 

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Beaches

Bask in the sun...bury in the sand...jump the waves...or stroll hand in hand

The joy of the Island, is you can do what ever you want because it's YOUR time to relax and enjoy life.  After a long day on the beach, take in the local night life, experience the local culture and cuisine.  Although our island may seem small, the enchantment it holds is beyond measure.  You may arrive as a guest but you will leave wanting to stay longer.

 

Local Attractions

—  Butterfly Dome  —
Located outside the Port Commission Building.  Be sure and visit with the Commissioners for history and folklore of the island.

 Nature Trail  —
Just a few blocks away, stunning scenery and bird watching awaits.
 

 
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Events to Remember

2018 Calendar of Events

 

Feb 11 – Independent Mardi Gras Parade

March 10 – Paddle Palooza Kayak Tournament

April 1 – Paddle Palooza Kayak Tournament
April 1 – Easter Sunrise Service @ Artie’s Sports Bar
April TBA – Art Exhibition, GI Library
April 20 – 22 – Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration
April 22 – Historical Home Tours, Grand Isle Multiplex

May 5, 6 and 7 – Serenity by the Sea, Grand Isle School
May 6 – 6th Annual Cruising the Beach Car Show
May 17, 18 & 19 – ABC Rodeo
May 18 & 19 – Stan Brock Black and Gold Classic
May 25, 26 & 27 – Grand Isle Speckled Trout Rodeo
May 26 – Island Wide Garage Sale, Grand Isle
May 31 – June 1 & 2 – New Orleans Electric Association Rodeo Rodeo

June 3 – OMSA Rodeo
June 7, 8 & 9 – Swollfest Fishing Rodeo
June 2 – Casa of LaFourche
June 16 – E.D. White Rodeo
June 21 – 23 – LA Pipeliners Association Fishing Rodeo
June 22 & 23 – Creole Classic Fishing Tournament
June 29 & 30 – Wounded War Heroes Rodeo

July 7 – Annual Fireworks and Band
July 12 – 14 – Louisiana Dental Association (LDA) Fishing Rodeo
July 22 – 24 – Creole Classic Fishing Tournament
July 26, 27 & 28 – Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

August TBA – Big Game Vintage Fishing Rodeo
August 4 – Mike Bourgeois “Big Daddy” Memorial Rodeo Saturday
August 18 – Dufrene Building Rodeo
August 24 – Calmwater’s GOPRO Film Festival
August 25 – Ride the Bull Kayak Fishing Rodeo
August 31 – Sept. 1 & 2 – 56th Original Grand Isle Original Redfish Rodeo

Sept 21, 22 & 23 – Caminada Redfish Rodeo

October 7, 2018 – Ladies Fishing Rodeo

December 3 – 17 – 18th Annual Christmas Programs

 

 
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