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Louisiana Cattle Festival Schedule

The 65th Annual Louisiana Cattle Festival main events get underway on Friday, October 11th, 2013.

But there’s so much more to the Louisiana Cattle Festival than just the weekend of the 11th;  the Fun Run, Honoree Social and Banquet, the Black Pot & Beef Cook-off and the BB Gun Tournament all take place in the weeks leading up to the festival (schedule below).

This year’s musical entertainment include The Fa Tras Cajun Band (of course!!), Geno Delafosse, Ryan Foret, Greg Martinez, Jaryd Lane and more!

Check out the Festival Activities schedule and the Entertainment Schedule below (and get more information online at the Louisiana Cattle Festival official site):

Festival Activities:
Saturday, October 5, 2013

7am | 5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run, Downtown Abbeville

 Sunday, October 6, 2013

9am | 11th Annual BB Gun Tournament, Festival Building

Thursday, October 10, 2013

6pm | Honoree Social & Banquet, St. Theresa Family Life Center

Friday, October 11, 2013

8am | Livestock Show & Cooking Contest, LA Extension Service Building

10am | Judging Begins

Noon | Public Viewing Beigns

6pm | Festival Opening Ceremonies, Main Courthouse Bandstand

6:30pm | Judging of the Sheep Show, Cecil McCroy Exhibit Bldg

Midnight | All Festival Activities Close

Saturday, October 12, 2013

7:30am | Livestock Show Begins

10:30am | Queens & Dignitaries Reception

11am | Booths & Fair Open Downtown

1pm | Grand Parade

4:30pm | Downtown Entertainment Begins

Midnight | All Festival Activities Close

Sunday, October 13, 2013

11am | Family Day Begins

2:30pm | Children’s Parade

5pm | All Festival Activities Close

Entertainment Schedule:


Stage 1

5:00-7:00 | da’ Classics

7:30-9:30 | Geno Delafosse

10:00-12:00 | Ryan Foret & Foret Tradition

Stage 2

7:00-9:00 | The Beau Young Band

9:30-11:30 | The Todd O’Neill Band


11:00am-1:30pm | Fa Tras Cajun Band

Stage 1

3:00-4:30 | Timbo the One Man Band

5:30-7:30 | Gregg Martinez

7:30-9:30 | Johnnie Allan with Louisiana Express ft. Chris Flowers

10:00-Midnight | Jaryd Lane

Stage 2

4:30-6:30 | Paul & Pete Band

7:00-9:00 | CJ Solar Band

9:30-12:30 | That Quale Band


11:00-Noon| Louisiana Kids

Noon-2:00| Black Mountain Boys


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