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There is never a shortage of things to do in Natchitoches.  Major festivals are held downtown each year such as the Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival, the Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival and the world-famous Natchitoches Christmas Festival and Festival of Lights.  Unique shopping and dining opportunities await you as well as historic homes, museums, a state historic site and much more.  You are sure to find something to do in Natchitoches, whatever your interests are.

Cane River National Heritage Area and the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission are pleased to announce the creation of a new program offering free guided walking tours of the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District.

For additional visitor information about attractions, events or accommodations in the Natchitoches area, please contact the Natchitoches Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 259-1714 or e-mail them at  The Natchitoches Visitor’s Center is located at 780 Front Street in the Natchitoches Historic District and is open seven days a week.  Please visit the Natchitoches Area CVB online at