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Events Near US Hwy 65 in Louisiana

 

 

Annual Events

To add an event
Please send an email to mptourism@att.net and put 'ADD MY EVENT TO DELTA 65 CALENDAR" in the subject line. 

ANNUAL
EVENT

OTHER THAN 
ANNUAL EVENTS
January      
February      
March March 
North LA Bluegrass Festival
Oak Grove (West Carroll Parish)
Contact 318-428-3390 or 428-5282

 

Semi-annual
  March
East Carroll Bass Tournament
Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish)
Contact Francis Lensing: 318-559-4136

Annual

 
April

Madison Parish Public Library Annual Spring Festival 
9AM to 6PM  
4th Saturday in Aril  
On Tallulah Courthouse Square 
Contact Kizzy Bynum-Wilmore
318-574-4308

Annual

4th Sat.

 
  April
Delta Music Festival
http://www.ferridaychamber.org/events.asp
Ferriday (Concordia Parish)
Contact: 318-757-9999

Annual

 
May

May Saturday
Annual Spring Market on the Riverwalk
Vidalia (Concordia Parish)
Contact 318-336-1400

Annual

 
  May
Annual Snake Rodeo
Annual Snake Rodeo
Lake Providence, LA (East Carroll Parish)
For more information, please call 
East Carroll Sheriff's Office at 318-559-2800

Annual

 
  May
March for Jesus and Gospel Festival 
10:00am-5:00 pm 
4th Saturday – Annually 
On Tallulah Courthouse Square 
Contact: Reverend Tommy Watson 
318-574-4536 

Annual
4th Sat

 
June

June    
Soul Food & Heritage Festival
Behind the Byerley House or the 600 block of Lake Street

Lake Providence  (East Carroll Parish)
Contact: Bobbie Facen: 318-559-5200 FOR INFORMATION

Annual
(2nd Saturday in June)

 
July      
August

August ( 2nd Sat. in August)
Cotton States Triathlon
Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish)
Includes 1/4 mile swim, 18 mile bike ride, and 3.1 mile run
Sanctioned race - results go to USAT for 2007 rankings 
For more information, contact:
Ashley Bray, Race Director at 318-559-5479 and Fax: 318-559-6605
Email: cottonstatestriathlon@hotmail.com 

Annual

2nd Sat. in August

 
  August 
Annual Miss-Lou Regional Tourism Summit
Opportunities to improve skills in creating new attractions and enhancing existing ones.
For more information, visit www.srdc.msstate.edu/misslou/ 

Annual

 
September

Louisiana Soul Food and Heritage Festival 
The weekend before Labor Day on Courthouse Square 
Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish) 
Contact: Bobbie Facen: 318-559-5200
 

Annual

weekend before
Labor Day

 
  (Madison Parish)
Saturday, September - Hunting and Fishing Day
9AM to 3PM
Address: 2312 Quebec Road, Tallulah, La 71282
at the TRNWR Refuge Visitor Center
Activities are FREE Family event showcases the Refuge Service initiative for youth ages 8-15. Live animals; Youth Duck, Turkey and Owl contests; music, food, skeet and BB shooting, archery and fun inflatables for kids.
The highlight and main attraction of the day is the registration and selection process for Tensas river (NWR)  annual youth Deer Hunt.
For more information, contact Brett Hortman at 318-574-2664 or tensasriver@fws.gov
Annual  
  September 
Jesse James Trade Days & Outlaw Roundup

Oak Grove (West Carroll Parish)

Annual

 
October First Weekend in October (and April, too)
North LA Fall Bluegrass Festival
Oak Grove
Contact 318-428-3390

First weekend in April and Oct.

Spring and Fall

 

October 
Teddy's Bear  Festival
(Madison Parish)
9AM to 7PM at the Tallulah Court House
Parade at 10:00 AM

Celebration of President Theodore Roosevelt's historical hunting expedition to Madison Parish in pursuit of the black bear. Festival showcases handmade arts and crafts, food vendors, music, country & western, gospel, rhythm & blues, rock, bluegrass.  Live animals, kids games, prizes and more. Activities are FREE.

For more information, contact Tina Johnson, Madison Parish Tourism Commission
1-888-744-8410 or 318-574-8519 or mptourism@att.net
 

 

Annual

2nd Saturday in October

 
  Saturday, October 
Make A Difference Day 

Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish)
In 2004, Lake Providence was selected as the best Make A Different Day in Northeastern Louisiana by Monroe's NEWS-STAR.
   
  October
Annual Vidalia Landing Flea Market
Vidalia Riverwalk Area
Friday Night, Saturday, and Sunday
Contact: 318-336-5572 or 336-5348
Web Site: http://www.vidaliafleamarket.com/

Annual

 
 

October 
Cotton Museum Country Folk Life & Trade Day
Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish)
For further information call 318 559-2041

   
November November
Lighting of Christmas trees 
November

Angel Tree Project for children begins 
November

Lighting of Christmas tree at the Court House
Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish)
   
December December 
Christmas Parade
Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish)
Trees on the lake are lit and it is beautiful and festive!! 
Contact:Pearl Hill 318-559-2288

Annual

 
  1st Friday pm and the following Sunday
Lake Providence (East Carroll Parish)

Traveling Tabernacle Choir (TTC)
Contact: Betty Reed 318-559-5125

Annual
1st Fri and the Following Sunday

 
 

Madison Parish
Annual Christmas Parade/Arts & Craft Festival
Tallulah High School Lawn
Hwy 65 South
Arts & Craft Festival 9AM to 3PM
Parade 4PM
Fireworks on the Bayou at DUSK
Contact:  Yvonne Lewis 318-574-0964 (Tallulah City Hall)

Annual
1st Sunday in December

 
       

 

Add my event - Telephone one of the Board Members OR send an email to mptourism@att.net and put 
"Please add my EVENT to the Delta 65 calendar" in your SUBJECT line.  Thanks!

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Louisiana Delta 65, Inc.
305 Dabney Street
Tallulah, Louisiana  71282
Telephone:  318-574-8519
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