Anticipation is building in the historic city of Natchitoches, Louisiana as it prepares to host the First Annual Natchitoches Louisiana Bigfoot Festival on September 7, 2024. This unique event, at the Natchitoches Events Center, promises a day filled with excitement, education, and community spirit.

The festival, a brainchild of local Bigfoot enthusiasts, aims to celebrate the legend of Bigfoot while providing entertainment for all ages.

A highlight of the festival will be the guest speaker sessions, where researchers will share their knowledge and experiences. Among them, Bobby Hamilton, a leading expert in the field, will discuss Bigfoot sightings in Louisiana and neighboring areas. His presentation is expected to draw a large audience, eager to learn and engage in discussions about the legendary creature.

The festival will also offer a variety of family-friendly activities, including Vendors, Local Speakers, Food Trucks, Outdoor Equipment Displays and so much more.


Organizers are hopeful that the festival will become a beloved annual tradition, drawing visitors from near and far to experience the unique charm and hospitality of Natchitoches. Mark your calendars for September 7, 2024, and join the celebration of all things Bigfoot!

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