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Atchafalaya Catfish Festival

Event Dates: October 10th-12th, 2013

11th Annual Atchafalaya Catfish Festival
Melville, LA

See demonstrations of a Louisiana staple prepared all ways, from fried, courtbouillon, grilled, blackened and more. The festival includes live music and entertainment for the entire family. No ice chests, glass containers or pets allowed. The festival is held the second weekend of October every year.

Thursday, Oct 10th
6pm-10pm - Family night at the Carnival
Carnival presale tickets are available at town hall from September 2-October 9 for $12.00. Regular price is $15.00.

Friday, Oct 11th
6pm10pm Carnival night

Saturday, Oct 12th
10am - Parade
1pm-3pm Lil Kenny & the Heartbreakers
5pm-7pm Grand Slam Band
8pm-10pm Dikki Du Carrier and The Zydeco Krewe

Location: Melville Civic Center grounds
Address: 1105 First Street, Melville
Contact: 337-623-4226
Admission: FREE admission. Carnival rides, food, drinks, t-shirts, and souvenirs are available for a small fee.

1105 1st St, Melville, LA 71353


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