Event Details


What a fantastic line-up! Come out and listen to the many talented performing groups in Abilene ISD and in the Abilene Community. #AbileneGoesCajun

 11 A.M. – Madison Middle School Viva Strings, Candi Ice

NOON – Abilene Community Band, Joe Stephens

*Special Announcement! – K-3rd coloring contest winners*

1:15 P.M. – Taylor Elementary Choir, Terry Graham

1:45 P.M. – Austin Elementary Choir, Shelly Reed

2:15 P.M. – Lee Elementary Choir, Karen Richard

2:45 P.M. – Craig MS Jazz Band, Wayne Winner

3:15 P.M. – Austin Elementary Kindergarten PE, Carol Sanderson

3:45 P.M. – McMurry/ACU Trumpet Ensemble, David Amlung

4:30 P.M. – HSU Cowboy Band, Wayne Dorothy

5:10 P.M. – Ortiz Elementary Choir, Crystal Perdue

5:45 P.M. – Revolution Strings, Darcy Radcliffe                                                                          

6:30 P.M. – Abilene HS Jazz Band, Paul Walker

7:15 P.M. – Abilene HS Steel Drum Band, David McKnight 

Master of Ceremonies and DJ Zydeco music provided by Eric Logan with eMotion Entertainment.


We have a great lineup of food trucks for those who aren’t a big fan of crawfish. These trucks will be at our event all day!

*Rollin’ Retro

*Stillwater BBQ

*Cross Eyed Jackalope

*The Sweet Side Abilene

*Kona Ice




Awesome activities for kids! There will an inflatable park (not just your average jump house) for all ages, Knocker Ball, D-Bat, and Dublin Sodas available for additional purchase from AEF. New this year: In addition to all the activities listed above, there will be a free area called “AISD Education Village” where participants can have fun playing all kinds of interactive children’s games provided by local non-profits and student groups. Learn all about what these amazing AISD partners have to offer as well. Those include:


ATEMS Robotics Team

TRIO Talent Search


Children’s Art and Literacy Festival

Key Club

Project Graduation

Day Nursery of Abilene ISD Alliance for Women and Children

Regional Victims Crisis Center