The 2011 Bayou Boogaloo Festival brought approximately 539 out-of-town visitors into the New Orleans metropolitan area, resulting in 2,491 visitor days. The festival generated a total
economic impact of $743,306. This figure includes $378,470 in direct spending and $364,836 in secondary spending. In addition, the festival generated $50,394 in state and local tax revenue. The Bayou Boogaloo Festival is making a valuable contribution to Orleans Parish
and the New Orleans area.