International Rice Festival

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Oct 17, 2019 to Oct 20, 2019
International Rice Festival
Time: Thurs. 7 p.m.-midnight, Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m.-midnight, Sun. noon-6 p.m.

THU- This is the opening night for many food booths, arts and crafts booths, entertainment and the carnival.
FRI - The First Day of the International Rice Festival is recognized as "Children's Day". Special events include the Official Opening of The Festival by the International Rice Festival President, Crowning of the Junior King and Queen, Rice & Creole Cookery Contest, Rice Eating Contest and The Children's Parade.
SAT -  Presentation of candidates for the International Rice Festival Queen. A special demonstration of Old Time Rice threshing is held on the grounds of The Baptist Church on Saturday afternoon. The 5K Fun Run, Acadian Accordion Contest, Fiddle Contest, Rice Poker Run and Car Show all take place Saturday morning. Music continues in the afternoon with bands on 2 Stages. In the midst of all of this, the Grandest of All Parades, The Grand Parade.
SUN -  Family Fun Day at the festival.  Carnival Rides Only for the family.  

Cajun and Zydeco bands on 2 stages, carnival rides, 2 parades, arts & crafts booths, food booths, fiddle & accordion contests, rice eating contest, poker run, 5K fun run, and car show.

Venue:  Main St.
Address:  Crowley, LA
Admission Cost:  Tickets are $20.00, children under 12 free
Phone:  337-783-3067
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