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Pinch A Palooza Rescheduled to Saturday, April 20

Posted by Karen Hales on Apr 07 2019

THE TOPCATS, RYAN FORET & FORET TRADITION, VINCE VANCE & THE VALIANTS, THE 689 SWAMPERS

 Revel in hot boiled Louisiana crawfish and cool local music at New Orleans’s favorite family-friendly crawfish and music festival. Deanie’s Seafood’s 10th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest takes place noon to 7 p.m., Sat., April 20 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Market in Bucktown.

From a crawfish eating contest to music to crawfish races, the crawfest is packed with fun for all ages. A $1 donation to beneficiary The Good Shepherd School is the cost of admission.

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, Events, New Orleans Festivals

The 2019 Pinch A Palooza Experience is Almost Here!

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 28 2019

New Orleans Bands, crawfish eating contest at crawfest 

Do you have what it takes to become the next Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Champion? Join in the 10-year-old tradition of celebrating Louisiana crawfish season with New Orleans’ favorite boiled crawfish, music, a competitive crawfish eating contest and more during Deanie’s Seafood’s Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest.

Pinch A Palooza takes place from noon to 7 p.m., Sat., April 20 at the original Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market, located at 1713 Lake Ave. at Old Hammond Highway, Metairie.  A $1 donation to The Good Shepherd School gets you in the gate for the all-day festival.

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Topics: New Orleans, Pinch A Palooza, Louisiana Crawfish, Deanie's Seafood Restaurant, Philanthropy, Events, New Orleans Festivals

New Orleans’ Favorite Crawfish Festival Returns for 10th year

Posted by Karen Hales on Mar 01 2019

Pinch A Palooza Festival 2019 - April 20 in Bucktown

New Orleans’ favorite family seafood restaurant will be firing up the boil pots for its 10th-annual neighborhood crawfish festival, Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest, noon to 7 p.m., Sun., April 20 in Bucktown. Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown—the original location of the well-known seafood restaurant with three locations in and around New Orleans—will continue the tradition of celebrating the Bucktown community and delicious local crawfish with a day of live music and entertainment, a Crawfish Eating Contest, and plenty of crawfish specialties and libations. Actor and comedian Johnny Rock will emcee Pinch A Palooza.

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Topics: New Orleans, Pinch A Palooza, Louisiana Crawfish, Deanie's Seafood Market, Philanthropy, Deanie's in Bucktown, Events, New Orleans Festivals

Candyland Christmas Kicks Off with a Bang!

Posted by Karen Hales on Dec 11 2018

Enjoy a Holiday Tradition in the French Quarter with Candyland Christmas

Deanie’s Candyland Christmas started last Saturday with much joy and merriment had by all who attended. Vince Vance had the whole room cheerful atmosphere while the kids got to take photos with Santa and enjoy a delicious breakfast meal. There ares still two more dates coming up this weekend for more fun for the whole family!

All of the events are held at the Deanie’s location on 841 Iberville St. in the French Quarter. Guests can enjoy a wide range of holiday themed activities including holiday crafts, face painting, breakfast and photos with Santa, and plenty of dancing and sing-along to Vince Vance and the Valianettes.

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Topics: Deanie's in the French Quarter, Family Friendly Restaurants, Holidays, Candyland Christmas, Kids Events, Events

Enjoying a New Orleans-style Christmas: food, family & fun!

Posted by Karen Hales on Nov 26 2018

New Orleans is best place for Christmas activities and gifts

Christmas in New Orleans is truly the best way to celebrate the holidays! All around town, there are extravagant decorations, one-of-a-kind events, and wonderful lighting displays bound to get you in the Christmas spirit.  Deanie’s Seafood is Holiday Central, from a New Orleans-style holiday family program in the French Quarter for you and the kids, to gift cards for fresh Louisiana seafood from our market or shipped from Shopdeanies.com, to Pictures with Santa, to prepared holiday entrees, sides, casseroles and desserts for your Thanksgiving or Christmas table.

We’re highlighting our top picks for ringing in holiday cheer, as well as a few unique and locally-sourced gift ideas.

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Topics: Family Friendly Restaurants, Holidays, Candyland Christmas, Online Seafood Market, Kids Events, Events

Time to Save Your Seat for the Santa Event of the Season

Posted by Jeff Moore on Nov 14 2018

NOLA’s Favorite Family Christmas Tradition

Yep, it’s nearly Christmastime in New Orleans. And oh what fun it is! From the twinkling lights of City Park to the Krewe of Jingle Parade, it’s the time of year when families flock to take in the sights and sounds of this most glorious season! But of all the family Christmas traditions in NOLA, all the kiddos will agree, nothing compares to the Candyland Christmas with Vince Vance event at Deanie’s in the French Quarter.

"We have attended several times. My grandchildren say it's the best Christmas show!"
Linda R.

Deanie's holiday family program and Breakfast with Santa takes place over four dates in December and supports Angels' Place of New Orleans, a non-profit that offers respite care and other services to local families with children suffering from life-threatening illnesses.

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Topics: Deanie's in the French Quarter, Family Friendly Restaurants, Holidays, Candyland Christmas, Kids Events, Events

Papa Noel is Coming to Town – And Boy is he Throwing a Party!

Posted by Jeff Moore on Oct 24 2018

Christmas New Orleans Style Family Fun at Deanie’s in the Quarter

New Orleans is full of fun family Christmas traditions. And Deanie’s Candyland Christmas featuring Vince Vance is certainly one you won’t want to miss. More than just a morning full of joy for the little ones, parents and grandparents say it’s their favorite Christmas tradition of the season. But you’d better hurry! Space is filling up fast! 

“Our family has enjoyed this event for the last four years. We hope to continue this new family tradition – even when we no longer have a little one to bring!”
Pamela W.

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Topics: Deanie's in the French Quarter, Family Friendly Restaurants, Holidays, Candyland Christmas, Kids Events, Events

Celebrate the Holidays with Deanie’s Candyland Christmas Featuring Vince Vance

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 19 2018

Deanie’s in the French Quarter offers Breakfast with Santa & Holiday Kids Show

Join Deanie’s Seafood to celebrate the holiday season in the French Quarter with a fun-filled holiday program both kids and adults will enjoy. Deanie’s Candyland Christmas featuring Vince Vance will be offered December 8, 9, 15 & 16 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant, 841 Iberville St.

This New Orlean’s style holiday celebration includes a buffet breakfast, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, memorable arts & crafts for the kids, an interactive holiday performance by Vince Vance and the Valianettes, and a dance train to Candyland station.

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Topics: Deanie's in the French Quarter, Family Friendly Restaurants, Holidays, Candyland Christmas, Kids Events, Events

Time to Save Your Seat for the Santa Event of the Season!

Posted by Jeff Moore on Sep 28 2018

NOLA’s Favorite Family Christmas Tradition

Yep, it’s nearly Christmastime in New Orleans. And oh what fun it is! From the twinkling lights of City Park to the Krewe of Jingle Parade, it’s the time of year when families flock to take in the sights and sounds of this most glorious season! But of all the family Christmas traditions in NOLA, all the kiddos will agree, nothing compares to the Candyland Christmas with Vince Vance event at Deanie’s in the French Quarter.

"We have attended several times. My grandchildren say it's the best Christmas show!"
Linda R.

Deanie's holiday family program and Breakfast with Santa takes place over four dates in December and supports Angels' Place of New Orleans, a non-profit that offers respite care and other services to local families with children suffering from life-threatening illnesses.

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Topics: Deanie's in the French Quarter, Family Friendly Restaurants, Holidays, Candyland Christmas, Kids Events, Events

Deanie’s Sea Food Kitchen hosts Chamber Pop-Up Social Sept. 12

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 08 2018

Enjoy happy hour specials and complimentary hors d’oeuvres

Deanie’s Sea Food Kitchen will host a New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Pop-Up Social Wed., Sept. 12 as it continues its grand opening celebration! Pop-Up guests will enjoy happy hour specials and complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres from 5-6:30 p.m. at Deanie’s newest location in Uptown New Orleans, located at 2200 Magazine St.

The event will mark the launch of the Sea Food Kitchen’s new happy hour, which features half off select wines, beers and spirits, available on weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m.

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Topics: Deanie's Seafood Restaurant, Deanie's Sea Food Kitchen, Events

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