Schedule of Events :

Louisiana Cotton Festival, Inc.

Ville Platte Home Health -LHC Group

City of Ville Platte 





Sponsors:

Tuesday, October 8,2019

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 6:30 pm (Admission: $5.00 for Adults and $2.00 for Children 5 years and under) Our Contradanse band will be "Lennis Soileau & the Friendly Cajuns" 


Wednesday, October 9,2019

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, October 10,2019

​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, October 11,2019

     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

7:00 pm to 12 Midnight - Fais-Do-Do Street Dance

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm - Ashton Dupre' Band

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


Saturday, October 12,2019

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, October 13,2019

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 2019 Closes!!


Cotton Fair is Gold Star Amusements

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