Schedule of Events :

Louisiana Cotton Festival, Inc.

Sponsors:

Evangeline Parish Tourist Commission

Cabot 

Eric Gill 

Evangeline Bank 

LaVille Funeral Home

Cititzens Bank

Whitney Bank

Cleco 

JD Bank 

Centurtylink

First Student & Evangeline Parish School Board




Tuesday, TBA 2017

5:00 pm -  Contradanse - Doors open for live music & dancing then the Contradanse dancers will dance  with the crowning of Le Roi et La Reine of the local nursing home at 6:00 pm (Admission: $5.00 for Adults and $2.00 for Children 5 years and under)


Wednesday, TBA 2017

3:30 pm - 4-H Cotton Food Fest, North Side Civic Center ( judging begins at 4:00 pm)

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

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

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


Thursday, TBA 2017

​5:00 pm -  Family Night at the Carnival (Admission to fairgrounds is FREE)

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


Friday, TBA 2017

     Admission all day into fairgrounds

   Adults & Children 13 yrs & over = $6.00 

​     $2.00 for children 12 yrs to 6 yrs 

             5 yrs and under FREE

1:00 pm - Carnival opens

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

6:00 pm to 12 Midnight - Fais-Do-Do Street Dance

6:00 pm to 7:45 pm - Geno Delafosse and French Rockin' Boogie 

8:00 pm to 9:45 pm - Ashton Dupre and The Last Chance Band

10:00 pm to Midnight - Keith Frank and The Soileau Zydeco Band


Saturday, TBA 2017

10:00 am to 10:30 am - Contestants & Visiting Queens arrive

11:00 am - Contestant interviews (private event)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Royal Reception (private event)

1:00 pm - Family Day at the Carnival (Admission to fairgrounds is FREE)

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

5:30 pm - Cotton Coronation - Crowning of King & Queen Cotton (Admission to Coronation - $5.00 for Adults & Children)


Sunday, TBA 2017

8:30 am - Cotton Harvest Mass - at Our Lady Queen of All Saint church , 1220 West Dardeau Street

12:00 pm - "Grand Parade of Cotton" - main street running west to east

1:00 pm - Family Day at the Carnival  (Admission to fairgrounds is FREE)

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

3:00 pm - Running of the Tournoi - Industrial Park

6:00 pm - Cotton Festival 2016 Closes!!


Cotton Fair is Gold Star Amusements

All Cotton Festival events are held at the North Side Civic Center - 704 N. Soileau Street