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Friday, September 29, 2017

All day
Natchitoches Parish Fair

Natchitoches Parish Fair

Its that time again, the Fair is back in town. Enjoy food, fun, and so much more at the Natchitoches Parish Fair located on Fairgrounds Road Natchitoches, Louisiana. For more information on fair details call (318) 332-0419 or visit

Carnival opens Wednesday-Friday 5-10pm, Saturday 12-10pm. $4 to enter,children 2 and under free. Arm Bands $15 Wednesday-Thursday 5-10pm and Saturday 12-5pm; $18 Friday & Saturday 5-10pm. Rodeo Friday & Saturday 7:30pm Tickets $10 adults & $8 children 12 and under. Blue Exhibit Building open Wednesday September 27-Friday September 29 5pm-10pm and Saturday September 30 9am-10pm.

Sunday, September 24 

  • Horse Show Registration Sunday at 1pm, show at 2pm

Monday, September 25

  • 10am-6pm Competitive exhibits accepted
  • 2pm-8pm Educational booths set up

Tuesday, September 26

  • 8am-12pm Blue building closed to the public during judging
  • 9am-8pm Animals including poultry and rabbits entries may be admitted to the barn
  • 9am 4-H BB Gun Shoot

Wednesday, September 27 - School Spirit Night

  • 9am-12pm Sassy Senior Day
  • 8am-12pm 2nd Annual Beebe Martin Memorials FFA Competition
  • 5:15pm Poultry & Rabbit show
  • 6pm Fair Opening Ceremonies, Dance Studios, & Cheer Groups
  • 10pm Parish Animals MUST be weighed in and placed in the barn

Thursday, September 28 - Kids Day

  • 5pm Parish showmanship, followed by Dress Your Livestock Competition, followed by Parish Hog Show
  • 6:30pm 4-H Talent Show

Friday, September 29 - Kids Day

  • 10am Forestry Skills Competition
  • 4pm Weigh in for Market Lambs and Goats
  • 5pm Market Lamb Show
  • 6pm Market and Breeding Goat Show
  • 7:30pm Rodeo

Saturday, September 30

  • 10am Chili Cookout and Tasting at noon
  • 11am Weigh in for Commercial Dairy and Heifers
  • 12pm Dairy Show
  • 1:30pm House pet show
  • 2pm Beef Show
  • 7:30 Rodeo

*Exhibits/checks to be picked up on Sunday October 1, 2pm-5pm.


Sunday, September 24, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, September 30, 2017 (All day)
Before 1am
NSU Family Day Weekend

NSU Family Day Weekend

Schedule of Events

9:00 AM – Until | 11th Annual Classic Car Show in Historic Downtown Natchitoches

Spend the day in historic downtown entertainment on three stages, shops, restaurants, museums, and more! More than 400 antique cars on display! Free and open to the public.  

10:00 AM | Shopping and Dining in Historic Downtown Natchitoches

Enjoy the sites of more than fifty historic homes and buildings, distinct shopping, and outstanding Louisiana dining (on your own).

11:00 AM | The Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band Rehearsal

Join us at Turpin Stadium for the game day rehearsal.

2:30 PM | Family Day Check-In at the NSU Tailgate Field

Check-in at the Family Day Headquarters located on the east side of the Tailgate Field (behind the stadium). Pick up tailgate picnic tickets, game tickets, and t-shirts at this location.

3:00 PM | NSU Family Tailgate Party – Live Music, Exciting Events & Family Fun!

Tailgate at Turpin Stadium with live music featuring Drew Danzy Band, enjoy a variety of novelty acts, games, contests and activities for the entire family.

4:00 – 5:00 PM | Tailgate Picnic

The “Demon Grillers” will host our tailgate meal which includes hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad and a drink. Individual dinner tickets may be purchased for $10.

5:30 PM | Pre-Game Pep Rally at the Tailgate Field

Show your Demon Spirit! Performances by the NSU Cheerleaders, Purple Pizazz Pom Pon Line, Demon Dazzlers, and NSU pep band will get you ready to cheer for the Demons!

6:00 PM | Pre-Game Show and NSU Student and Sibling Run Out at Turpin Stadium

Siblings are invited to join their brother/sister on the field to form the tunnel for the Demon Football Team Run Out. Family seating will be available on the East Side student section of Turpin Stadium.

6:30 PM | Northwestern State vs SELU

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
09/29/2017 - 8:00am to 09/30/2017 - 4:00pm
Classic Car Show

Classic Car Show

Friday: September 29

  • 12:00-5:00 – Poker Run with $1000 total payout;
  • 5:30-8:00 – Fish Fry with live music.

Saturday: September 30

  • 7:00-11:00 – Car Show Registration;
  • 7:00-4:00 – 11th Annual Car show downtown Natchitoches;
  • Live entertainment from three stages throughout the day;
  • Shops, restaurants, museums, and more;
  • Free participant t-shirts to the first 100 registered cars;
  • 4:00 – High quality awards given out on the riverbank.

11th Annual Natchitoches Car Show

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:00pm to Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
09/29/2017 - 12:00pm to 09/30/2017 - 4:00pm