Despite the fact that Katrina forced the razing and rebuilding of St. Genevieve Church in Bayou Liberty, the Pirogue races will take place on June 3rd. It was speculated that they may have been interrupted due to the construction schedule of the new church, but that's not the case
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The 57th annual Pirogue Races will run from 1 pm till dark. A very low-key event compared to most fests in this area, the Pirogue Races offer a relaxing day of live music, home cooked gumbo, beer and people watching.