April 05, 2010

24th annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival

Wanna have some fun and sample some great food too? Then head out to Historic Downtown Winnsboro, Louisiana to the 24th annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival on Saturday, April 10 in.

Enjoy the sounds of the Christian Contemporary group 33 Miles, featuring Gilbert native Jason Barton; the Bluz Boys; festival newcomer, Janice Bell; and Christian rap artist, B. Reith.

Also performing are Mason Granade, Blues artist YZ Ealey, local favorite Mike McKenzie, local rapper Big Al, Lil Nate, and the Franklin Parish High School Band.

There will be thousands of pounds of fried, pond-raised catfish, as well as vendors with different products, an antique car show, flower show, and more.

The festival is sponsored by Franklin Parish Tourism along with Delta Glass and Trim and Verizon, as well as the Louisiana Department of Tourism.

Admission to the festival is $3 per person.