118 Cotton Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
Phone 318.397.6717



Sunday, April 30, 2023
5:00 pm8:00 pm
Downtown Monroe River Market

BLEND, northeast Louisiana's premiere food, wine & arts festival returns to the banks of the Ouachita River! BLEND will be held at the Downtown Monroe River Market on Sunday, April 30, 2023 from 5pm to 8pm, in cooperation with the City of Monroe.

The "biggest party on the river" will feature local men and women who cook, local and legendary restaurant chefs, live music, drinks by local sponsors and a silent auction of works by Region 8 artists! BLEND is set to be the top fundraising event of the year. Awards will be given to “Best of Blend – Restaurant” & “Best of Blend – Home Cook”. Ticket proceeds benefit the Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana's programs and services.

Early Bird tickets are $60 from March 1st-15th. After the 15th tickets are $75 and day-of tickets are $100.

STAY TUNED for updates on featured artists, chefs & more!

*Sorry, no one under the age of 21 is permitted to attend. This includes toddlers and infants. The Arts Council urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly

Our Partners

Supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Additional support provided by the City of Monroe and the City of West Monroe.

118 Cotton Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
Phone 318.397.6717

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