Cajun/Zydeco Festival - Ardenwood - August 11, 2012


Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont will host the Annual Cajun Zydeco festival on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Bring your family and friends to the festival for a day filled with the best Cajun/Zydeco music and dancing, as well as delicious Cajun and Creole cuisine and other festival food favorites. Take a tour of the farm, visit the farm animals, shop specialty vendors and join in dance lessons. Our 16th annual festival features Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic, Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band, and Tom Rigney and Flambeau.

Gates open at 10 a.m.; live music will play from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Enjoy the day at Ardenwood Historic Farm surrounded by fields of organic produce, farm animals, and the historic Patterson House. Take the train from the entrance to the festival site. Bring a blanket, low-back lawn chair, sunblock, and hat. Low canopies welcome in the back or side areas (please be courteous and do not block the view of the stage). Wear your dancing shoes! Alcohol prohibited. Please purchase beverages inside festival. Fabulous food will also be available for purchase. NO PETS allowed.

Proceeds benefit the Park Express Transportation Program for low-income schools and groups serving senior or disabled persons visiting the East Bay Regional Parks. Additional donations welcome. Contact the Regional Parks Foundation: (510) 544-2202.


Ardenwood Historic Farm is located on Ardenwood Boulevard just north of Highway 84 (Dumbarton Expressway) in Fremont. Directions: In Fremont, exit Highway 84 at Ardenwood/Newark Boulevard.  Go north on Ardenwood Boulevard.  The entrance is just north of Highway 84 on the right.  

Advance tickets: $18 for adults, $3 for youth (ages 4 – 15 years).
New this year: Purchase your tickets online at or call (510) 544-2202 to purchase by phone.

Day of event tickets: $22 for adults, $5 youth (ages 4 – 15 years). 3 years and under free. Free parking.

Presented by the East Bay Regional Park District

Isa Polt-Jones
(510) 544-2207