For 47 years the Parks Cracklin Cook-Off Festival Association has provided money, time, and assistance to individuals, schools, churches, and other nonprofit organizations. In this same timeframe the members have changed but the message remains the same.
“We Want To Help”.  
     It all started with Mark Dore’, a local musician and a couple of civic minded, hard-working people from the Parks community.
     The Parks Cracklin Cook-Off Festival Association is held the Friday & Saturday after Easter Sunday, every year. 
The Cook-Off is dedicated to the memory of Mark Dore’.
Over the years the organization has loss a few more members.
In Loving Memory:
Mark Dore’
Robert “Bobby” Champagne 
Ernest Borel 
David Melancon
Roy Latiolais

Contact Us Today!

Parks Cracklin Cook-Off Association

Phone: 337-230-1860



Parks Cracklin' Cook-Off 

Cecile Rousseau Poche'

Memorial Park
1019 Periou St.

Parks, LA 70582


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