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Getting ready for SSF&E

Aug 12, 2014

If you’ve got plans to be anywhere but the Alario Center this weekend, cancel them! The Southern Sportsman’s Festival & Expo is where you will want to be! We’ve been anticipating this event for the past year and it’s finally here. The Alario crew is working around the clock to get this place ready to go for a weekend filled with music, beer, give-aways, an archery tournament, and even hovercraft rides. You’ll be able to stop by Joshua Lee Photography to check out some beautiful shots of your very own New Orleans. For those 18 and over, you will have the chance to test drive a new Chevrolet on the Super Chevy Dealers off-road course. If you’re an avid hunter, you will not want to miss out on the raffles offered by Ducks Unlimited. Louisiana’s best-known hunting company won’t be the only one giving away prizes. Be sure to visit Marsh & BayouContractors Discount ApplianceGator Outfitters, and many other exhibitors for prizes. One that we’re personally excited about is Drytunes – World’s FIRST Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Internal Dry Storage. How often would that come in handy for you in the swamps and bayous of Louisiana? The best part about it is they’re local – the speakers are assembled by hand right here in Louisiana. Check it out for yourself: http://drytunes.com/ We’re also excited to be partnering with Boys Scouts of America. As the ultimate future Southern Sportsmen, the Southeast Louisiana Council Boy Scouts have generously volunteered to take charge of parking at the Festival. You’ll see them out there in safety vests keeping order in the parking lot to keep all our patrons safe as they enter festival grounds. While there is no charge for parking, don’t forget to reward the volunteers that will be working hard in the heat. They will be accepting donations for repairs and maintenance at their camp, so be sure to support your local youth that are out there doing something positive for the world! This is just a taste of what’s to come this weekend. Be sure to come by and see it ALL!   FRIDAY, AUGUST 15th 2PM – 8PM 8PM – 10PM – Exhibitor Appreciation Party Featuring Music by Hannah Belle Southerland (Public Welcome) SATURDAY, AUGUST 16th 10AM – 8PM SUNDAY , AUGUST 17th10AM – 6PM