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Annual Festivals

August: The Cane River Zydeco Festival & Poker Run offers a chance to experience Natchitoches' musical heritage every August. Concerts take place in the downtown historic district.

October: The Adai Caddo Indian Nation's Annual Pow Wow showcases Native American heritage through music, dance, arts and crafts, and food.

November/December: The Christmas Festival of Lights takes over Natchitoches' historic district with pageants, parades, a 5K run/walk, and breathtaking evening firework shows.

For a full list of events in the Natchitoches area, click here.

No Man's Land Bicentennial Celebration Kick-Off
Friday - February 15, 2019

Louisiana's No Man's Land is the place where the pirate met the cowboy, and where Native Americans, French, Spanish, Africans, Creoles, Cajuns, and American pioneersfrom the South and West met to build communities and a culture like no other. Uncover the legends, experience the places and food, and celebrate the culture of Louisiana's Final Frontier.


32 Geoghagan Road Many, LA 71449
Fort Fest
Saturday - March 30, 2019

Celebrate the 197th Anniversary of the founding of Fort Jesup!

Join the Friends of Fort Jesup on Saturday, March 30, 2019 for a day full of live music, fun and games for all ages, Living History Demonstrations, arts and crafts, and food. Visitors will be able to experience a living time line of the history of Fort Jesup as a military post and community with living history presentations from the Louisiana Purchase, Texas Revolution, Mexican War, Civil War, World War II and more.

Hosted by the Friends of Fort Jesup, Inc.

You can find the Friends at https://www.facebook.com/Ftjesupfriends/ or contact them at ftjesupfriends@yahoo.com or call 318-461-5376 for more information.

32 Geoghagan Rd Many, LA 71449
Community Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday - April 13, 2019

Come join the Friends of Fort Jesup for a community wide Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 13, 2019 starting at 10:00am!

Hosted by the Friends of Fort Jesup, Inc.

You can find the Friends at https://www.facebook.com/Ftjesupfriends/ or contact them at ftjesupfriends@yahoo.com or call 318-461-5376 for more information.

32 Geoghagan Rd Many, LA 71449