Capital Area United Way to Host 25th Annual Jambalaya Jam | Events
CAPITAL AREA UNITED WAY TO HOST 25TH ANNUAL JAMBALAYA JAM
Family-friendly event where more than 40 teams compete for best jambalaya; entertainment to feature Nashville recording artist
Capital Area United Way is throwing a street party you won’t want to miss! United Way’s 25th Annual Jambalaya Jam, sponsored by DOW Chemical Company, is coming back to downtown Baton Rouge on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 5 p.m. 8 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy cold drinks and live entertainment, while sampling some of South Louisiana's best jambalaya from more than 40 competing teams! This year, the Jambalaya Jam will be held in the North Boulevard Town Square and will feature entertainment from local bands After 8 and The Allison Collins Band as well as Nashville recording artist Jana Kramer.
A portion of North Boulevard will be closed for the duration of the day on Thursday, October 11th.
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. After 8
6:15 p.m. Community Games Winners Announced
6:30 – 7:15 p.m. Jana Kramer
7:15 p.m. Jambalaya Jam Winners Announced: 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place;
Appetizer Winner and People’s Choice Award Winner
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Allison Collins BandIPhone App
Download the Jambalaya Jam iPhone app developed and sponsored by NewAperio and get the latest and greatest information on the event. Help decide what team will win the People’s Choice Award by voting for your favorite team through the iPhone App.
- Jam To-Go - $7 Can’t stay and party? Want leftovers for the next day? Pick up your to-go box from the ticket booth, and load up with some of South Louisiana’s best jambalaya and take dinner on the go!
- Jam Sampler - $10 Eat ‘til you drop! The sampler ticket gets you as much jambalaya as you want from more than 40 different competing teams. You won’t leave this event hungry!
- Jam VIP - $75 See and be seen! Get your all access pass with exclusive benefits only a VIP would receive! Catered hors d’ouevres, massages, specialty drinks and all the perks of the VIP tent.
Jay Ducote with biteandbooze.com; Roland Doucet with Roland's Rockin' Cajun Show; Sam McGuire with WYNK; Shane Martinez with Krazy Kajun; Layne Gautreau with Layne's Jewelry; Wally Tallon with the Jambalaya Festival Association; Sandy Breland with WAFB Channel 9 News; and Scott Varnedoe with Stroube's
In addition, several local eateries, such as Kleinpeter Farms Dairy, LLC and Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers will be handing out free samples of their products. Samples are included with a Jam ticket purchase.
2012 Premier Sponsor: Dow Chemical Company
Baton Rouge Business Report
Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau
Baton Rouge Parents Magazine
City of Baton Rouge
Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Claire Hutchinson, Photographer
Clear Channel Communications (WYNK, WRKF The River, WFMF, Downtown Radio 97.7)
Dawn Bourget, Photographer
Downtown Business Association
Downtown Development District
Downtown TV Show
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
Kleinpeter Farms Dairy, L.L.C.
Lard Oil Company
Lokka Med Spa
Louisiana Fish Fry
Mockler Beverage Company
NBC33 Baton Rouge Lagniappe
North Boulevard Town Square
Premier Sound Systems
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
Red Six Media
Republic Services/Allied Waste
Shaw Center for the Arts
Silk Screen Shop
The Allison Collins Band
The Roux House
WAFB Channel 9
Zapp’s Potato Chips
To purchase tickets and to learn more about the event, please visit CAUW.org/JAM.
Online ticket purchases will close on Tuesday, October 9.