Louisiana Cotton Festival
October 7 thru 12, 2014
Ville Platte, LA 

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61st Louisiana Cotton Festival
A Cotton Pickin' Good Time!!!!!
October 7 thru 12, 2014




Tuesday, October 07,2014
5:30 pm -- Music and dancing before the Contradanse program and the crowning of Le Roi et La Reine of the local nursing home (North Side Civic Center - 704 North Soileau Street)
 Doors will open at 5 pm

(Admission: $5.00 for Adults and $2.00 for Children 5 years and under)


Wednesday, October 8,2014
3:30 pm -- 4-H Cotton Food Fest, North Side Civic Center - 704 North Soileau Street
 
(judging begins at 4:00 pm)

4:00 pm -- 4-H Cotton Pickin' Pet Show, North Side Civic Center Pavilion - 704 North Soileau Street

5:00 pm -- Carnival opens Family Night
(Admission to fairgrounds is FREE)

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm -- Bracelet hours at Carnival

Thursday, October 9,2014
5:00 pm --Carnival opens Family Night 
(Admission to fairgrounds is FREE)

5:00 pm to 10:00 pm -- Bracelet hours at Carnival


Friday, October 10,2014
Admission all day to fairgrounds--$6.00 for adults and $2.00 for children (12 and under)

1:00 pm -- Carnival opens

1:00 to 5:00 pm -- Bracelet hours at Carnival

5:00 pm -- Beer booth opens

5:30 to 12 Midnight - Fais-Do-Do Street Dance

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5:30 to 6:45 pm -- Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express
 

7:00  to 8:45 pm -- MoJeaux 

8:30 to 9:45 pm -- Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band

10:00 to 12 Midnight -- The Molly Ringwalds

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    Saturday, October 11,2014
9:30 to 10:00 am -- Contestants and Visiting Queens arrive

10:30 am  -- Interviews for Contestants  (Private event)

12:00 pm -- 1:30 pm -- Royal Reception  (Private event)

1:00 pm -- Carnival opens

(Admission to fairgrounds FREE)

1:00 to 5:00 pm -- Bracelet hours at Carnival

4:00 pm -- Cotton Coronation-- Crowning of King & Queen
Cotton,(704 N. Soileau Street - North Side Civic Center) (Admission $5.00 for Adults and Children)

Sunday, October 12,2014
8:30 am -- Cotton Harvest Mass -Our Lady Queen of All Saints Church 
(1220 West Dardeau Street)

12:00 noon -- "The Grand Parade of Cotton"-- (Main Street running West to East)


1:00 pm -- Carnival opens Family Day 
(Admission to fairgrounds - FREE)

1:00 to 5:00 pm -- Bracelet hours at Carnival

2:00 pm -- Running of the Tournoi -- Industrial Park
(Admission $5.00 for Adults and Children FREE for 12 and under)

6:00 pm -- End of 61st Cotton Festival  

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