Have Fun with the Family at Hogs for the Cause

Have fun and give at the same time to Hogs for the Cause, fighting pediatric brain cancer.

By Lauren Ungar, Assistant Publisher March 28, 2024

Kick off the festival season right … with music, barbecue, and community at Hogs For The Cause! We welcome 85 local and regional BBQ masters and the best backyard chefs to compete in seven categories: Whole Hog, Ribs, Pork Butt/Shoulder, Porkpourri, Sauce, Fan Favorite, and Fundraising Champion.

Hogs For The Cause barbecue festival is a two-day event full of music, local beer, and fundraising. New Orleans musicians and national musical acts will keep you dancing all weekend long to whet your appetite to try every food option from Alabama white sauce to cracklin cochon de lait nachos.

Is the festival kid-friendly? Yes! Hogs for the Cause is a great event for people of all ages. In fact, children 10 and under get in free and do not need a ticket.

While it varies every year depending on what the teams/sponsors bring, there are often slides, kids areas, and other activities for the little ones.

The Cause

Hogs for the Cause has been voted Best Local Charity Event in New Orleans for many years now and for good reason! Through the amazing efforts of their fans and teams, Hogs For The Cause has become the premier nationwide source of funding for families with children fighting pediatric brain cancer.

Hogs for the Cause works with both local and national children’s hospitals, including Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, Ochsner Hospital for Children, Duke Children’s Hospital, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Children’s Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, and Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, to offer monetary relief to families with children who have brain cancer.

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