May 04, 2011

Natchitoches Events in May

El Camino Real "Sale on the Trail" - May 6-7

The El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail will be the site of a 175 mile-long "Sale on the Trail". 

Land owners and businesses located on Highway 6 in LA and Highway 21 in TX from Natchitoches to Crockett,will hold yard sales, flea markets, festivals, trade shows, sidewalk sales, and more along this famous trail.

Registration is required. For more information, please contact the Natchitoches Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 259-1714. Visit for additional information on the Trail.

Cane River Green Market
May 7th
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Natchitoches' only farmers market will be selling everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to handmade crafts. Events and promotions for this event include demonstrations, special programming and live music. For more information contact Courtney Hornsby at (866) 941-6246 or visit

Rebel State Historic Site
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Rebel State Historic Site will host a classic car, tractor and motorcycle show. Activities include live entertainment by The Davis Family, C.J. Michaels and Hosea Parrie. Food vendors will be available. The Red River Street Rods will be making a special appearance. The Park is located at 1260 Hwy. 1221 in Marthaville, LA 71450. For more information call (888) 677-3600.

Fort St. Jean Baptiste
May 14th
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Visitors to Fort St. Jean Baptiste, 155 rue Jefferson, will be introduced to the 18th century French arms and artillery through a variety of discussions and demonstrations culminating in the firing of the Fort's 4lb garrison gun. Weather permitting. Admission $4 ages 12-62. For more information call (888) 677-7853.

May 31st
Fleur de Lis Arts & Crafts Show 
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Natchitoches Events Center

Wide variety of hand-made items from about 60 vendors, many who are from Louisiana. Held at the Natchitoches Events Center, 750 Second Street. Free admission.

Information from Natchitoches Tourism