Spring Fests of Saws, and Boats, and Bears, Oh My!

Spring Fests of Saws, and Boats, and Bears, Oh My!

Festivals on the Cajun Coast

The Cajun Coast Spring Festival Season begins in earnest with three signature festivals and the weekly Rhythms on the River in April!

The Cypress Sawmill Festival opens with the KQKI Country Music Showdown - come see your favorite local talent compete and win! Also, Songs on the Bayou performers will be featured along with Black Bear Fest Cajun Coastother, festival favorite musicians. You can find a lot of cypress and other arts & crafts and cheer on competitors in lumberjack and other fun events, honoring the lumber industry, at the Kemper-Williams Park Fairgrounds in Patterson. Find out more.

Come out the weekend of April 12 & 13 for the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival in beautiful, downtown Franklin! This celebration of the Louisiana’s Black Bear features educational components along with Louisiana, food, music and festival fare. April 12 & 13.

Held Friday, in conjunction with the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival, the Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Festival celebrates the craftsmanship and long history of vessels made of wood. This festival for wooden boat enthusiasts takes place along the beautiful Bayou Teche in downtown Franklin on April 12.Wood Boats on the Cajun Coast

Get Into the Rhythm with Rhythms on the River every Friday, beginning just after Easter, April 26 for 9 weeks, starting each weekend off right in downtown Morgan City. First in the music line-up for Fridays, April 26-June 7:

April 26th - Deja Vu

May 3rd - Don Rich

Check out the Cajun Coast calendar for a spring full of fun events. Do not miss a moment of fun this spring on the Cajun Coast!