New Orleans Hopefest Is This Sunday, August 27 2023 At The New Orleans Seabrook Boat Launch

Frank Scurlock

Gubernatorial Candidate, Frank Scurlock

Frank Scurlock, Louisiana Gubernatorial Candidate, Sponsors Hopefest: A Festival of Faith, Fellowship, and Family

We’ve orchestrated a lineup that engages not only the spiritual core of our community but also adds elements of fun and celebration”

— Frank Scurlock

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, USA, August 25, 2023/ — Frank Scurlock, a gubernatorial candidate for Louisiana, announces the sponsorship of Hopefest. The event is scheduled for Sunday, August 27, from 8 am to 8 pm at the Seabrook Boat Launch, located at Leon C. Simon & Hayne Blvd.

“Hopefest aims to be a call to unity, love, and community involvement,” says Frank Scurlock. “We invite the community to join in this event focused on faith, family, and community.”

Schedule and Activities

The festival starts at 8 am with a Morning Prayer Service, followed by music from DJs until 11 am. Subsequent activities include performances by local religious organizations.

“We’ve organized a range of activities designed to appeal to both the spiritual and social aspects of the community,” states Scurlock.

Festival Features

Re-Commitment Ceremonies: An opportunity for couples to renew vows.

Baptisms: Sessions are planned for spiritual renewal.

Live Streaming: The event will be available online through various platforms.

Speakers: Individuals like Reverend Wallace from the Coalition for Change will speak.

Fireworks: A fireworks display is planned for 8 pm.

Beyond religious observances, Hopefest offers:

Inflatables: An inflatable playground is available for attendees.

Food: A selection of local cuisine will be provided.

Music: Various musical acts are scheduled.

Movies: Films will be screened during the event.

Call for Participation

Hopefest is extending an invitation to church choirs, musicians, and speakers to contribute their talents.

“If you are interested in faith, community, and uplifting others, Hopefest provides a platform,” Scurlock adds.


Hopefest aims to be a day of joy, inspiration, and community connections. The festival is designed to be inclusive and seeks to bring together diverse communities within Louisiana.

“We aim to use Hopefest as a step toward fostering unity and positive change,” concludes Frank Scurlock.

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