EVENT DATE: Mar 24, 2019
WHEN: Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: 1600 block of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70113
WHAT: The Youth Empowerment Project's (YEP's) 3rd Annual Fundraiser, YEP Fest presented by IBERIABANK & featuring Pedal for YEP, is an afternoon of fun, competitive pedicab races among sponsoring local businesses, as well as a festival for all New Orleanians to enjoy live music, entertainment, raffle giveaways, food trucks and drinks!
HOW IT WORKS: Our New Orleans community will come together for the races and generate support by sponsoring their favorite pedicab team online (www.yepfest.org). Awards and prizes will be presented throughout the day, and we welcome participation from all ages.
ENTERTAINMENT: The Hot 8 Brass Band, Bo Dollis Jr and the Wild Magnolias, Carmouche Performing Arts Academy, Camel Toe Lady Steppers, the YEP Drumline + Dance Team and more surprise guests!
BENEFITING YEP: Join us for the fun and support YEP’s work for our city’s most vulnerable children and young adults on Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard. YEP is a vital resource for our city and one with a proven record of success. The organization provides FREE educational, mentoring, employment readiness and enrichment programming to young people between the ages of 7-24. Visit YEP's website.
VOLUNTEERS: We need volunteers to help execute the event and we invite all those who are interested. Our volunteer sign up page is located here: http://signup.com/go/QqWRDQN