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Programming & Promotions

Programming & Promotions Office

781 Front Street
Natchitoches, La. 71457
(318) 352-2746
Fax: (318) 238-3439

The Office of Programming and Promotions’ mission is to make Natchitoches a more vibrant and creative city in which to live, work and play.  The Office of Programming and Promotions helps to produce high-quality special events, festivals and programming that stimulate the community economically and culturally; celebrate Natchitoches’ rich, diverse heritage while enhancing the quality of life and sense of community for all residents; forge partnerships that make Natchitoches a premier visitor destination and generate positive local, national and international publicity about Natchitoches.

The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Natchitoches Visitor Center, both publish regular newsletters updating the public on local projects, initiatives, attractions and more.  To stay up to date on these activities, consider signing up at or

The Natchitoches Main Street Program is under the supervision of the Office of Programming and Promotions.  For more information on this program, please contact the Main Street Office at (318) 352-2746.

If you are a media outlet interested in a story on Natchitoches or would like to set up an interview with City of Natchitoches officials or departments, please contact the Office of Programming and Promotions.

If you are a location scout or producer interested in filming in the City of Natchitoches, please contact the Office of Programming and Promotions to secure necessary permits concerning filming within City limits.  Information on tax credits and other film incentives in the State of Louisiana, please visit

The Office of Programming and Promotions also oversees Keep Natchitoches Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep Louisiana Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful.

Programs implemented through Keep Natchitoches Beautiful include Yard of the Month, Adopt a Road/Adopt a Spot, Earth Day and Arbor Day.

Keep Natchitoches Beautiful also sponsors “Keep Natchitoches Beautiful Month” each April. Activities include educational presentations in local schools and a citywide cleanup known as the “Great American Cleanup.” 

For more information about Keep Natchitoches Beautiful and its programs or to volunteer, please call the Office of Programming and Promotions at (318) 357-3822.

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