Fairs & Festivals

Amite Oyster Festival

Amite Oyster Festival

Downtown Amite
W. Oak St.
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 969-5340
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The Amite Oyster Festival is a family fun fest that attracts visitors from all over the country. The festival offers a full weekend of food, music and of course, oysters! Come on over for a shuckin’ good time!

Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow

Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow

600 Judge Leon Ford Dr.
Hammond, LA 70401
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This biennial airshow is one of Hammond’s greatest attractions featuring planes from across the United States and Canada. The airshow boasts amazing performances, talented pilots and powerful jet engines. Airshow visitors look forward to the excitement the airshow brings.

Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge

Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge

Downtown Hammond
S.W. Railroad Ave.
Hammond, LA 70401
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For the best tasting…best smelling…and best looking event in the South, come to the annual Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge. It’s fun…it’s delicious…and it’s definitely something to experience.

Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival

Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival

307 E. Railroad Ave.
Independence, LA 70443
(985) 974-2201
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The Independence Sicilian Festival is a weekend filled with an abundance of delicious Sicilian cuisine, entertainment, and exciting rides for everyone to enjoy.

The Italian Festival

The Italian Festival

50081 Hwy. 51
Tickfaw, LA 70466
(985) 974-0565
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The Village of Tickfaw welcomes everyone to come and enjoy three great days of festival family fun, authentic Italian food, rides, and some of the best live entertainment under the sun.

Louisiana Renaissance Festival

Louisiana Renaissance Festival

46468 River Rd.
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 429-9992
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When you walk through the front gate of the Louisiana Renaissance Festival, you are quickly immersed into the 16th Century. There will be jousting, great food, authentic entertainment, and highly skilled craftsmen creating time-treasured gifts for all members of the family.

Ponchatoula Antique Trade Days

Ponchatoula Antique Trade Days — Art & Crafts Fair

Downtown Commuter Parking Lot
S.E. Railroad Ave.
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-2536
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This sweet tradition has been taking place since 2006. This biannual event is held the first weekend of March and November in Downtown Ponchatoula with over 200 local and national vendors selling antique and original crafts, collectibles and works of art.

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival

Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival

301 N. 6th St.
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(800) 917-7045
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The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival is the state’s largest FREE family-friendly outdoor festival, filled with lots of strawberry-inspired food, games, entertainment, and fun for people of all ages.

Tangipahoa Parish Fair

Tangipahoa Parish Fair

400 Reid Ave.
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 474-5424
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The Tangipahoa Parish Fair is a perfect place for family and friends to come together for a day full of fun and memories. Entertainment varies from live music, carnival rides, pie-eating contest, cook-off, 4H exhibits, livestock show, Pioneer Town, Indian/Native American Village, school displays, and much more.