The Marshland Festival has been named a top 20 event by the Southeast Tourism Society.  The Marshland Festival prides itself putting on a festival that is fun for the entire family and to raise money for the youth of Hackberry and surrounding communities.

The Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau announced that the Marshland Festival won the award. Also, we have now got the 2012 Marshland Festival entertainment lineup and here it is!

This years festival is going to be one to remember.  Check it out!

2012 Marshland Festival Lineup!


Friday - July 27th

Damon Troy

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Steel Shot

7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Geno Delafose

9:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Chee Weez

10:30 PM to Midnight

Saturday - July 28th

John Dale Hebert & Friends

Noon to 1:00 PM

Whiskey South

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Louisiana Express

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Keith Frank

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Judd Bares

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Horace Trahan

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Jamie Bergeron

8:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Auction 9:30 PM to 10:00 PM


And to close out the 2012 Marshland Festival

Bag Of Donuts

10:00 PM to Midnight

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) recently honored the Marshland Festival as a 2012 Top 20 Event for the month of July.

The festival helps to raise funds for 14 schools and church organizations and features exhibits, games, arts and crafts booths, food, live entertainment and is a tribute to the marshes that are famous in the Southwest Louisiana area and along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. The festival offers a great way to experience authentic Louisiana culture, food and music and will be held July 27-28th at the Lake Charles Civic Center.Events are selected from each of the following STS member states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

Source:Kaylen Fletcher, public relations manager

Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau

So don't miss the 2012 Marshland Festival Friday July 27th & Saturday July 28th inside the Lake Charles Civic Center!