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   Each of the 50 United States have quite a few festivals throughout the year. The Provinces and Territories throughout the rest of the world have their share of festivals and events that celebrate their culture and regional history. Residents in the every region, regardless of the country, enjoy attending their festivals - Locate and Reserve your room or suite in any of the United States. The lodging centers for the rest of the countries can be found at the left.
    Select a state from the drop list below, and click on the "Find Now!" button to list all the festivals in that state. Default value, shown below, is "South Carolina". Festivals are sorted by the "Held During" Number than by Townships.
    This section is a database, find Festivals and Events held this Month .


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Louisiana Crawfish Festival
Chalmette, LA 
St. Bernard County, USA
  Held on the Last  Weekend of March
    for 4 day(s)
Description: 2004 marks the 29th anniversary of the Louisiana Crawfish Festival. As in past years, the festival will be held on the grounds of the St. Bernard Cultural Center (8245 W. Judge Perez Dr.) in Chalmette, Louisiana. The festival draws people from the entire metro area as well as from other states and even other countries! Food and fun for all ages are available. The festival will offer over sixty amusement rides for children of all ages and 40 booths of games and attractions of all kinds will be there for your pleasure. The arts and crafts area that was introduced in 2003 will be back and it will be bigger and better than ever. The rock-climbing wall will return to challenge the young and the old. And the Louisiana Crawfish Festival will have plenty of what it is most famous for…CRAWFISH! The festival will feature over 25 different crawfish dishes. And for those who don’t like crawfish (Do those people really exist?) the festival will have a wonderful selection of non-crawfish dishes. Also, the 2004 version of the festival is boasting one of the greatest entertainment lineups in the festival’s history. In addition to our great lineup of bands (see below) the mascots and dance teams of many local professional sports teams will be making appearances this year along with a scheduled appearance by the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer. Miss Louisiana Crawfish Festival will be joined in 2004 by Miss Teen Louisiana Crawfish Festival, Ms. Louisiana Crawfish Festival, Baby Miss Louisiana Crawfish Festival and Master Louisiana Crawfish Festival. The Louisiana Crawfish Festival 5K Road Race returns for its second year and of course we cannot forget the World-Famous Crawfish Races! The Louisiana Crawfish Festival is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. The Knights are a charitable organization that gives back to the community by helping such groups as Children's Hospital of New Orleans, public and parochial schools in St. Bernard, youth programs such as the Boy Scouts, summer camps for the local youths, the St. Bernard Battered Women’s Shelter and many more. Most of the proceeds will go back into the local community. Come and bring the whole family to the Louisiana Crawfish Festival. Take I-10 to I-510 South (Chalmette exit). Continue south on Highway 47 (Paris Road) to Highway 39 West (Judge Perez Dr.). Turn left and go two miles to the St. Bernard Civic Center and the festival.
    Entertainment: Thursday, March 25 6-10pm The Molly Ringwalds Friday, March 26 5-7pm Tordown 8-11pm The Chee-Weez Saturday, March 27 Noon-3pm The Irene Sage Band 4-7pm Lenny McDaniel 8-11pm The Charmaine Neville Band Sunday, March 28 Noon-2pm The Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band 3-6pm Kim Carson & The Casualties Featuring Theresa Andersson 7-10pm The Bucktown All-Stars
For more information call 504-874-1921 or email djbarrios00@hotmail.com
    www.lacrawfishfest.com
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Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
Ponchatoula, LA 
Tangipahoa County, USA
  Held on the Second  Weekend of April
    for 3 day(s)
Description: The annual Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival is traditionally held on the 2nd weekend of April. The years that Easter falls on the 2nd Sunday, the festival is moved to the first weekend in April.
    Entertainment: please see website
For more information call   or email
    www.lastrawberryfestival.com
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Black Heritage Festival of LA
New Orleans, LA 
  County, USA
  Held on the First  Weekend of March
    for 3 day(s)
Description: Celbrates Black Heritage
    Entertainment:  
For more information call   or email
   
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Annual Poke Salad Festival
Blanchard, LA 
  County, USA
  Held on the Second  Weekend of April
    for 2 day(s)
Description: Celebrates Poke, Poke salad & native dishes
    Entertainment:  
For more information call   or email
   
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Louisiana Corn Festival
Bunkie, LA 
Avoyelles Parish County, USA
  Held on the Second  Weekend of June
    for 3 day(s)
Description: Contests, Carnival, Games, Music, Arts & Crafts & Parade
    Entertainment: Live Music, Carnival more
For more information call 318-346-2575 or email bunkiechamber@kricket.net
    www.ovayonda.org/festival/laf_corn_fest.htm
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Shrimp Festival & Blessing of Fleet
Delcambre, LA 
  County, USA
  Held on the Third  Weekend of August
    for 3 day(s)
Description: The town of Delcambre, LA, located about 20 miles southwest of Lafayette, is home to one of the region's most productive shrimp fleets. As such, the town devotes not just one day but an entire weekend to celebrate this local livelihood. Held directly adjacent to the canal, the annual Delcambre Shrimp Festival is made up of the usual fare of carnival rides, arts and craft booths and concession stands.
    Entertainment: Live Music, Carnival Rides, Parade, Fleet Blessing more
For more information call 337-685-2653 or email
    www.ovayonda.org/festival/laf_delcambre_shrimpfest.htm
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Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival
Morgan City, LA 
  County, USA
  Held on the Labor Day  Weekend of May
    for 3 day(s)
Description: Deep in the heart of Cajun Country, every Labor Day Weekend, tens of thousands of people celebrate at Louisiana's oldest chartered harvest festival. The festival has been honoring those who have worked tirelessly through rain and shine....and sometimes even hurricanes, to provide the area's economic lifeblood for over half a century. 
    Entertainment: Live Music, Rides, Parade more
For more information call 985-385-0703 or email
    www.ovayonda.org/festival/laf_shrimp-petro_.htm
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Mandeville Seafood Festival
Mandeville/New Orleans, LA 
  County, USA
  Held on the Fourth  Day of July
    for 1 day(s)
Description: The Mandeville Seafood Festival, established in 1978, is the second oldest festival held in St. Tammany Parish. Attendance is estimated at over ten thousand people per day, with admission at $7.00. Children ten and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Senior citizens over sixty-five are also admitted free of charge.
    Entertainment: Live Music, Car Show Fireworks, more
For more information call 985-624-9762 or email
    www.seafoodfest.com
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Wooden Boat Festival
Madisonville, LA 
  County, USA
  Held on the Last  Weekend of September
    for 3 day(s)
Description: History of the wooden Boat
    Entertainment:  
For more information call   or email
   
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Oyster Festival
Violet, LA 
  County, USA
  Held on the Second  Weekend of October
    for 2 day(s)
Description: Oyster & seafood festival
    Entertainment:  
For more information call   or email
   
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International Acadian Festival
Plaquemine, LA 
  County, USA
  Held on the Third  Weekend of October
    for 3 day(s)
Description: The Plaquemine Knights of Columbus Council 970 is once again proud to sponsor this year’s International Acadian Festival which began in 1969. The related events start in August and culminate the weekend of October 18-20, 2002. The Festival is a major fundraiser that allows us to support schools, churches and youth groups in the Plaquemine area. Our website is www.kc970.org and contains all the information concerning the festival as well as information about our local council.
    Entertainment: Live Music,Entertainment, Rides & More
For more information call 225-964-3609 or email pbouy@kc970.org.
    www.ovayonda.org/festival/la_acadian_festival.htm
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Loggers & Forestry Festival
Zwolle, LA 
Sabine County, USA
  Held on the Second  Weekend of May
    for 2 day(s)
Description: 5k-Run, Carnival, Food & crafts booth, Parade, Pageant, Street Dance, Equipment Display, Turtle Cookoff Contest, USACI Car Show, Treasure Hunt, Sawing Contest, Loading Contest, Skidding Contest, Weight Guessing Contest
    Entertainment: Second Chance, Flashback, Next of Kin, Fusion, TNT, Apparition, Iceman(Gordy Parrie)
For more information call 318-256-5910 or email annetheridge66@hotmail.com
    www.zwollela.net
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Woodlawn Arts & Crafts Festival
Baton Rouge, LA 
EBR County, USA
  Held on the Second  Weekend of November
    for 2 day(s)
Description: The fair will feature artists and craftspeople with original works, live musical perfomances, demonstrations, and events for the entire family.
    Entertainment: Musical perfomances by Woodlawn High School Bands
For more information call 225-753-1200 or email Percist@bellsouth.net
   
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Pecan Festival
Colfax, LA 
Grant Parish County, USA
  Held on the First  Friday of November
    for 3 day(s)
Description: It is Really Glamorous to watch with the Fireworks and the Festivaties and so much Food and Games Last Year they had this Game where you had to put this Bottle Perfectly in a Petite little red square with a little rod hooked on the bottle
    Entertainment: RIDES JELWREY AND THINGS TO WHERE OUT THERE TO AND OF CORSE THEY WHERE SELLING PECAN CANDY AND ALL SORTS OF THINGS WITH PECANS IN IT AND SO ON AND SO FORTH
For more information call 425695765414 or email
   
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Lake Arthurs 4th of July Centennial Celebration
Lake Arthur, La 
Jeff Davis County, USA
  Held on the First  Saturday of July
    for 2 day(s)
Description: Lake Arthur celebrates its 100th birthday!
    Entertainment: Live bands,parade, fireworks,karaoke,food and game booths.
For more information call   or email
   
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Hammond/Tangipahoa Juneteenth Festival
Hammond, La 
Tangipahoa County, USA
  Held on the Third  Friday of June
    for 3 day(s)
Description: Juneteenth Summer Jam June 18,2004 Tangipahoa Black Heritage Center Community CenterFeaturing DJ New Orlean 3 big days of fun, food, rides and music in downtown Hammond, Zemurray Park
    Entertainment: Alpha Phi Alpha Frat Stomp Show Southwest Committee From Las Vagas NV Cappastron Hammond La Male Auction/Win a Date/ Freestyle Competition
For more information call 985-542-5300 or email geraldine48@bellsouth.net
    www.juneteenth.com
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SABINE FREE STATE FESTIVAL
Florien, LA 
Sabiine County, USA
  Held on the First  Weekend of November
    for 3 day(s)
Description: Celebration of the Wild West Days When the "Neutral Strip" was Riddled with Outlaws. MANY PIONEER DEMONSTRATIONS, SHOOTOUTS, CANE SYRUP MAKING, TRAIL RIDE, TREASURE HUNTS, CHUCKWAGON COOKING,ARTS AND CRAFTS.
    Entertainment: Bands, Shootouts, Syrup Making, Parade, Treasure Hunts, Pioneer Demonstrations, Trail Ride.
For more information call 318-586-4989 or email KLEVEN@WNONLINE.NET
   
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Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
Madisonville, LA 
St Tammany Parish County, USA
  Held on the Third  Weekend of October
    for 2 day(s)
Description: A Different Kind of Festival Just about any weekend, somewhere in Louisiana there’s a festival celebrating one of the joys found in the state where Laissez Les Bon Temps Roule is a way of life. Many of these are a celebration of the food, especially the seafood – shrimp, crabs, fish, crawfish, and oysters – that make this area a gourmet’s paradise for residents and a legend around the world. This bounty we enjoy is only possible because of the rich, watery landscape of rivers, bayous, marshes and lakes we have in southeastern Louisiana, a populace that has made harvesting these resources a central part of their culture for over three hundred years, and a unique collection of boats that has evolved to operate in this maritime environment. Every year, St. Tammany hosts a tribute not to seafood, but to the hand crafted wooden boats that originally made it possible for us to enjoy these marine delicacies. This year on October 16th and 17th, the 15th annual Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival will return to the banks of the Tchefuncte River. Hundreds of boats will line the banks of the Tchefuncte River and as many as 30,000 wooden boat, music, food and craft enthusiasts are expected to attend some or all of the activities on what is typically a lovely fall weekend. In addition to the craftsmanship and mystique of building, owning and operating classic wooden boats, both locals and visitors from near and far are drawn to this one of a kind festival by its wide variety of attractions and activities designed for the whole family. Visitors are fascinated by the beautifully restored and maintained wooden boats themselves, and can also sample a wide assortment of Louisiana food favorites and shop at craft booths selling marine-related products, art, and handmade craft items. Each day, at a venue dubbed “Woodenstock,” a lineup of top popular local musical groups like the Blue Meanies, Four Unplugged, the Chee Wheez, and the Topcats will play. The always popular Children’s Village with a new lineup of entertainment and activities especially designed for the young ones should be more popular than ever this year, and the annual “Quick and Dirty Boat Race” will draw thousands of spectators to see if boats that were hastily built in a few hours on Saturday can stay afloat on Sunday. The festival is the primary source of funding for the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, which has a mission of researching, preserving, and displaying to the public the incredibly rich maritime history of Lake Pontchartrain and the waterways flowing in and out of it. Since opening its first exhibits a little over a year and a half ago, the Museum has assembled a collection that has been extremely well received by visitors, who do not expect to find something of this size and quality in the quaint little town of Madisonville.
    Entertainment: Bands from 3 - 7 Both days Enormous Children's Village All Day 10-6 Both Days
For more information call 985-845-9200 or email info@lpbmaritimemuseum.org
    www.lpbmaritimemuseum.org
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German's Oktoberfest
Roberts Cove, LA 
  County, USA
  Held on the First  Weekend of October
    for 2 day(s)
Description: german festival
    Entertainment: German and polka music
For more information call 318-327-3327 or email dpye@iberiabank.com
   
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Springhill Lumberjack Festival
Springhill, LA 
Webster County, USA
  Held on the Second  Weekend of October
    for 02 day(s)
Description: 2005 LUMBERJACK FESTIVAL Springhill, LA The Springhill Lumberjack Festival is gearing up for the 2005 celebration, and the organizing committee is now accepting reservations for booth space. The 2005 festival is slated for October 7-8, and the excitement is already building for what will be the 22nd annual celebration of the fall festival. Individuals or organizations, for-profit or non-profit, may reserve booth space either inside the Springhill Civic Center or outside in the park. Booth spaces are 10 feet by 12 feet and reservations can now be made by calling “The Sticker Lady” at 318-539-2071. One of the highlights of the Lumberjack Festival is the Timber Sports competition. Local timber man, Terry Warlick, has organized this event for many years and plans are taking shape for the greatest competition ever with entrants from all over the United States. The action begins at 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 8th, with prize money being awarded to the top competitors in 12 different events. The Timber Sports Committee is seeking event sponsors who will be recognized on a sponsor board as well as being announced before and during each event. Sponsorship in the Timber Sports competition is $500 per event, and any company or individual, can become a supporter by contributing that amount of money to the Springhill Lumberjack Festival. Co-sponsorships are available for $250. Those interested in helping the Timber Sports reach new levels of competition and entertainment should call Cliff Carter, Festival President, at 318-539-2071. The official Lumberjack Festival T-Shirt will be on sale at the Lions Club Booth. The proceeds from shirt sales go to provide glasses for those in need, the summer children’s camp, and various other projects undertaken by the dedicated Lion members. Also on tap will be Springhill Main Street’s 7th Annual Street Rod, Classic Car and Motorcycle Show, located in the Springhill-North Webster Chamber of Commerce parking area. This project is offered by Springhill Main Street, local endorsers, and directed by Springhill Main Street Manager, Jan Willis-Corrales. Co-Chairman are Cindy Tucker and Mike Deloney. There is a $10.00 registration fee to cover costs of trophies and advertising. All registrants are encouraged to participate in the parade. For further information, call Jan –Willis Corrales at 318-539-5699, Mike Deloney at 318-994-3095, or Cindy Tucker at 1-870-859-9753. A new addition this year will be a Tractor and Engine Show located adjacent to the city park and organized by James Burns. If you have a tractor or engine you wish to show call Mr. Burns at 1-870-859-5750. As always, there will be live entertainment in the park throughout the festival under the direction of Jill Hodges. Center stage Friday evening will feature a band performance by “Stormy Weather”. This is their first appearance at the festival and I’m sure you’ll enjoy their musical variety. The Springhill Lumberjack Festival parade will begin Saturday, October 8th, at 10:00 A.M. All groups and individuals are welcome to be included and enjoy the thrill of the crowd. Line up will begin at 9:30 A.M. in the Piggly Wiggly parking lot. To get a parade spot call 318-539-4717 and talk to Terri, Chamber Manager. Following the parade, entertainment will begin in the park. By overwhelming requests, a special time slot of Gospel music from 11:00 A.M. until 2:00 P. M. will be offered. Groups from all over the Ark-La-Tex will be on hand to lift your spirits. Springhill native, Carl Bamburg, will serve as the Saturday emcee culminating with the evening finale highlighting Springhill’s own “Loose Gravel” and other guest musicians. There will be lots of food booths both days to please and satisfy every festival-goer. The 22nd Annual Lumberjack Festival continues its tradition of enjoyment for the whole family with no entrance fee. Springhill invites everyone to join them on October 7th and 8th in Springhill, Louisiana.
    Entertainment: Live throughout
For more information call 318-539-3292 or email stickerlady@centurytel.net
   
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Folk Art Festival
Columbia, La 
  County, USA
  Held on the Second  Weekend of October
    for 3 day(s)
Description: arts, crafts, foods, homemade goods
    Entertainment: none
For more information call   or email
   
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Juneteenth Celebration
Hammond, LA 
Tangipahoa County, USA
  Held on the Third  Week of June
    for 3 day(s)
Description: The Hammond Tangipahoa Juneteenth Inc. and I-Rash Adult Day Care Center Will host the Annual 9th Juneteenth Celebration beginning June 16-18 2006. Juneteenth is an important part of our heritage and a of celebration of freedom from slavery Juneteenth or June 19, 1865, is considered the dates when the last slaves in America were freed. Although the rumors of freedom were widespread the, actual emancipation did not come until General Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas and issued General Order No. 3, on June 19, almost two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth is celebrated annually, on June 19, in more than 200 cities in the United States. Texas and Oklahoma are the only states that have made Juneteenth a legal holiday. Some cities sponsor weeklong celebrations, culminating on June 19. The Hammond/Tangipahoa Parish Juneteenth Inc. has chosen a 3 day celebration .
    Entertainment: Family Day in the Park Food, Drinks, Games, Music, Booths Spades Tournament Concert Gospel Explosion and much much more
For more information call 985-542-5300 or email events@hammondjuneteenthcelebration.com
    Visit Web Site
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ponchatula festival
ponchatula, la 
  County, USA
  Held on the Last  Thursday of August
    for 4 day(s)
Description: music
    Entertainment: danny oflaherty
For more information call 985-785-9030 or email pamela12@cox.net
   
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D'Arbonne BBQ Fest & La. State BBQ Championship Cook-off
Farmerville, La 
Union County, USA
  Held on the Third  Weekend of May
    for 2 day(s)
Description: 1ST Annual D'Arbonne BBQ Fest and La. State BBQ Championship Cook-off will feature competitors from across the US. Total Prize money $6300.00. There will also be a Backyard BBQ Contest for lacal and regional cookers. There will be an Arts and Craft Show also. It will be a Family event with something for everyone.
    Entertainment: We will have live music throughout the event. There will be a Street Dance Friday night. Bands will be Country, Gospel, Blue Grass, Rock and maybe more.
For more information call 318-368-8935 or email Horace@darbonnebbqfest.com
    Visit Web Site
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pecanfestival
colfax, la 
grant County, USA
  Held on the First  Weekend of November
    for 7 day(s)
Description: you eat pecans and crack them take out the nuts and eat them
    Entertainment: you play games and eat pecan sand play a lot of games
For more information call   or email
   
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