Parishes

AVOYELLES PARISH

Avoyelles Commission of Tourism
208 South Main Street, P.O. Box 24, Marksville, LA 71351
800-833-4195, 318-253-0585

Bunkie Chamber of Commerce
110 NW Main St., Bunkie, LA 71322
318-346-2575

Mansura Chamber of Commerce
318-964-2887

Marksville Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 767, Marksville, LA 71351
318-253-9222, 318-253-0284

City of Marksville
427 North Washington Street, Marksville, LA 71351
318-253-9500

Simmesport Chamber of Commerce
318-941-2241

Fairs & Festivals
Mansura: Cochon de Lait Festival is held annually on Mother's Day Weekend on Main Street. Enjoy a giant Midway, Cajun food, music, street dances, arts and crafts booths, contests and more. Cochon de Lait is French for roast suckling pig.

Bunkie: Louisiana Corn Festival in June.

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BIENVILLE PARISH

Arcadia/Bienville Parish
Chamber of Commerce, 2440 Hazel Street, Arcadia, LA 71001
318-263-9897

Events:
Arcadia: Bonnie & Clyde Trade Days, for more information call 888-835-6112.

North Louisiana Bluegrass Club, second Saturday of every month at the Old Railroad Depot in downtown Arcadia starts at 1:00 p.m. Admission is free.

Bienville Depot Museum located at 2440 Hazel Street is open from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Exhibits include arts and crafts from local artists of Bienville Parish, historical papers and documents, photographs, railroad items, and military memorabilia from the 1930's and 1940's.

Fairs and Festivals
March Jonquil Jubilee Historic Home & Garden Tour in Gibsland, Louisiana. Visit http://www.jonquiljubilee.com/


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BOSSIER AND CADDO PARISH

Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau
P.O. Box 1761, Shreveport LA 71166-1761
629 Spring St., Shreveport LA 71101
318-222-9391, 800-551-8682

Fairs and Festivals
Shreveport, Louisiana, Red River Revel Arts Festival, October


Shreveport, Louisiana, The State Fair of Louisiana, October

Christmas Links
www.holidaytrailoflights.com/index.html

www.decemberonthered.com


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CALDWELL PARISH

Caldwell Parish Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 726, Columbia LA 71418
318-649-0726

Annual Events sponsored by the Chamber:
Mardi Gras on Main
The Tuesday before Ash Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Riverboat Festival
The Third Saturday in May, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Witch-Way-To-Main
The Thursday before Halloween, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Caldwell Country Christmas Parade
The first Saturday in December, 6:30 Fireworks to follow

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CATAHOULA PARISH


Catahoula Parish History


Catahoula Life

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CLAIBORNE PARISH

Claiborne Parish-City of Homer Tourist Commission
P.O. Box 449, Homer LA 71040
318-927-9793

Fairs & FestivalsHaynesville Celebration of Butterflies, Memorial Butterfly Conservatory is held annually in September.

Claiborne Parish Christmas Festival, Homer, for more information call 318-927-9009.


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CONCORDIA PARISH

Concordia Parish
c/o Vidalia Welcome Center, 1401 Carter St., Vidalia LA 71373
318-336-7008

Ferriday Chamber of Commerce, 1001 E. E. Wallace Boulevard, Ferriday, LA
318-757-4297
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DESOTO PARISH

DeSoto Parish Chamber of Commerce
318-872-1310

DeSoto Parish Tourist Bureau
PO Box 1327, Mansfield LA 71052
101 N. Washington, Mansfield LA 71052
318-872-1177

Logansport Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 320, Logansport, LA 71049
318-697-5359

Fairs and Festivals
www.discoverdesoto.com
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EAST CARROLL PARISH

East Carroll Parish-Byerley House Visitor and Community Center
Doorway to Louisiana, Inc.
600 Lake St., Lake Providence LA 71254
318-559-5125


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FRANKLIN PARISH

Franklin Parish Tourist Commission
P.O. Box 351, Winnsboro LA 71295
721 Prairie St, 71295
318-435-7607


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GRANT PARISH

Grant Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 32, Colfax, LA 71417
318-627-2211

Grant Parish Tourist Commission
305 Main St., Colfax LA 71467

Fairs & Festivals
Louisiana Pecan Festival, November, Colfax, for more information call 318-627-5196.

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JACKSON PARISH

Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce
318-259-4693
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LASALLE PARISH

The Town of Olla
318-495-5151
P.O. Box 223, Olla, Louisiana 71465
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LINCOLN PARISH

Home of the Ruston Peach Festival and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs!

Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau
104 East Mississippi Avenue, Ruston, LA 71273
318-255-2031, 1-800-392-9032

Fairs and Festivals
Ruston: Louisiana Peach Festival is held in June.

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MADISON PARISH

Madison Parish Tourist Commission
305 Dabney St., Tallulah LA 71282
318-574-8519, 888-775-2987
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MOREHOUSE PARISH

Bastrop-Morehouse Parish Chamber of Commerce
512 East Jefferson, P.O. Box 1175 Bastrop, LA 71220
318-281-3794

Bastrop Main Street
P.O. Box 785, Bastrop, LA 71221-0785
318-283-3308


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NATCHITOCHES PARISH

Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission
781 Front Street, Natchitoches LA 71457
318-352-8072, 800-259-1714

Cane River Green Market
For more information contact 318- 352-2746 or 866-941-MAIN www.canerivergreenmarket.com

Fairs & Festivals
Natchitoches: Celebration on the Cane Festival on July 4th.

Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival held annually in September.

Robeline Heritage Festival held annually in October celebrates history and culture of the area. Events include hayride, covered wagon rides, musical entertainment, log sawing contest, turkey shoot, archery contest, demonstrations on wood carving, flint knapping, blacksmithing, basket weaving, parade and more. For information call 318-357-0858.


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OUACHITA PARISH

Monroe-West Monroe Convention & Visitor's Bureau
P.O. Box 1436, W. Monroe LA 71294
601 Constitution Dr.
318-387-5691, 800-843-1872

Monroe Chamber of Commerce
212 Walnut Street, Suite 100, Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-3461, 888-531-9535

Fairs & Festivals:
Monroe : Delta Fest, at Chennault Park, 8475 Millhaven, Monroe, LA 71201; Saturday 10:00 -11 p.m.; Sunday 1:00- 9 p.m.

West Monroe: Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival, October


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RAPIDES PARISH

Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau
P.O. Box 1070, Alexandria LA 71309-1070
707 Main St., Alexandria LA 71309
318-442-9546, 800-551-9546

City of PinevilleDivision of Community Services, 910 Main St., Pineville, La 71360
318-449-5650

City of Alexandria
Division of Community Services, P.O. Box 71, Alexandria, La 71309-0071
318-449-5225, Fax: 318-449-5117

Events:
Alexandria: Zoo Boo, at the Alexandria Zoo


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RED RIVER PARISH

Red River Parish Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 333, Coushatta, LA 71019 318-932-3289

Coushatta Christmas Festival and Fireworks, December in downtown Coushatta.
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RICHLAND PARISH

Rayville City Hall, 900 Harrison Street, Rayville, LA 71269, 318.728.4431
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SABINE PARISH

Toledo Bend Country!

Sabine Parish Tourist Commission
1601 Texas Hwy., Many LA 71449
318-256-5880, 800-358-7802

Sabine Parish Chamber of Commerce
1601 Texas Highway, Many, LA. 71449
318-256-5880, 800-358-7802

Fairs & Festivals:
Many: Sabine Parish Fair and Festival is held annually in September.

Zwolle Tamale Festival, Thursday, October 9th through Saturday, October 12th at the Zwolle Fiesta Grounds in Zwolle, Louisiana. The Zwolle Tamale Festival celebrates the area's Spanish and Indian heritage. This celebration includes arts & crafts, live music, street dance, Spanish Mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, carnival rides & games, truck mud bog, Spanish costume contest, tamales, tamales and more tamales. For more information call 800-358-7802.

The Florien Freestate Festival, aka Sabine Free State Festival, November. This festival celebrates Western Louisiana history. The Freestate Festival has many activities including a western shoot-out, quilting, spinning wheel demonstrations, lye soap making, music, the Annual BBQ Cookoff, and more. Downtown Florien is the site of the festival. For more information, call 318-586-7655.


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TENSAS PARISH

Newellton Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 596, Newellton, LA 71357
318-467-5401
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UNION PARISH

Union Parish Tourist Commission
P.O. Box 328, Bernice LA 71222-0328
500 E. 4th Street, Bernice LA 71222
318-285-9333

Union Parish Chamber of Commerce
303 E. Water, Suite C, Room 109, P.O. Box 67, Farmerville, LA 71241
318-368-3947


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VERNON PARISH

Vernon Parish Tourism & Recreation Commission
P.O. Box 349, Leesville LA 71496-1228
337-238-0783, 800-349-6287


Fairs & Festivals:
Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Parade, Second Saturday in December on Historic 3rd Street in Leesville, Louisiana.


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WEBSTER PARISH

Webster Parish Convention & Visitor's Bureau
P.O. Box 819, Minden LA 71058-0819
110 Sibley Rd. 71055
318-377-4240, 800-264-6336

Springhill-North Webster Chamber of Commerce
400 North Giles Street, Springhill, Louisiana 71075
318-539-4717

Minden-South Webster Chamber of Commerce
110 Sibley Road, Minden, Louisiana 71055
318-377-4240, 800-2-Minden (800-264-6336)

Festivals & Events
Springhill, Louisiana, Lumberjack Festival in the City Park, October

Main to Main Trade Days in Webster Parish, November. Travel the Webster/Bienville Parish Line on Highway 371 north through Sibley into downtown Minden. Head west on Highway 80 to Dixie Inn and go north on Highway 371 to Cotton Valley, Cullen Main Street and Springhill Main Street. Lots of goodies from baked goods, antiques, handmade items, garage sales, church bazaars, store specials, vendors and entertainment. For more information call 318-371-4258 or 318-539-5699.


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WEST CARROLL PARISH

West Carroll Parish Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1336, 306 E. Main Street, Oak Grove, LA 71263
318-428-3489
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WINN PARISH

Winn Parish Tourist Commission
c/o Louisiana Political History Museum, 499 E. Main Street, Winnfield LA 71483
318-628-5920, 877-628-5928

Winn Chamber of Commerce499 E. Main St., Winnfield, LA 71483
318-628-4461, Fax: 318-628-2551

Winn Parish Fair & Rodeo, September at the Winn Parish Fairgrounds
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