GMA on the Road in Ville Platte for the Smoked Meat Festival
Posted at 2:52 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated2019-05-13 15:52:15-04
Good Morning Acadiana is On The Road! Throughout the week Dave, Katie, Abby, and Daniel will celebrate Evangeline Parish.
Then tune in Friday, May 17 as GMA broadcasts live from Ville Platte to preview the Smoked Meat Festival.
The Smoked Meat Festival started in 1992 dedicated to the local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans Association. The two day festival is held in Ville Platte, LA also known as the “Smoked Meat Capital of the World.” Today, the festival is hosted by the Viande Boucanne’ Inc. and the Ville Platte Lions Club whose goal is to honor ALL Military Veterans.
Adults – $5.00 / Children 12 & Under – Free
No Ice Chests Please
Friday, May 17, 2019
Gates Open at 4:00 PM
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Gates Open at 8:00 AM
9:00 AM till 11:00 AM Smoked Meat World Championship Cook-off
2:00 NOON Opening Ceremony – Honoring our Military Men and Women