The Iowa Rabbit Festival is back!  This years festival is March 15th thru March 17th, 2012.  There is a new twist to this years festival.

In years past, the Iowas Rabbit Festival was on a Friday through Sunday but this year the festival kicks off on Thursday Night March 15th with the popular band "The Chee Weez" and will run through Saturday night March 17th with loads of Cajun and Zydeco artist you have come to know and love!

Want to know the lineup of entertainment? The 26th annual Iowa Rabbit Festival will be in the city park in downtown Iowa, Louisiana full of food, carnival rides and live entertainment.

Here is the list of events leading up to the Rabbit festival:

Saturday, March 3th
• Tiny Tot Pageant at the Iowa High School Gym. Starts @ 8am

• Miss Bunny Pageant at the Iowa High School Gym. Starts @ 6pm

Here is your official lineup for the 2012 Iowa Rabbit Festival:


Thursday, March 15, 2012

8pm-Chee Weez

Friday, March 16, 2012

6-8pm Chubby Carrier

8-10pm The Chris Leblanc Band

10-12 Wayne Toups and Zydecajun

Saturday, March 17, 2012

12-2pm Johnny Guinn and Rue Louisiana

2-4pm John Dale Hebert and Friends

4-6pm Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys

6-8pm Krossfyre

8-10pm Geno Delafose and French Rockin Boogie

10-12pm The Molly Ringwalds

You can also get in on the Rabbit Festival cook-off which is Saturday morning March 16th behind the entertainment stage. NO PRE-REGISTERING REQUIRED.

So get ready for the 2012 Iowa Rabbit Festival in Iowa March 15th-17th, 2012!