Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival This Weekend Jan. 7-8 In Lake Charles
Boasted as the oldest and coldest festival in Louisiana is back everybody! The 2022 Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival is set to begin this Friday night and run through Saturday night here in Lake Charles.
On Friday evening, January 7th will feature dog trails and a carnival with rides and food booths. There is no admission on Friday and the gates open at 5:00 pm and close at 10:00 pm.
Then get ready for an all-day event on Saturday, January 8th with live entertainment all day long starting at 1:00 pm and going through 11:30 pm that night inside the Burton Coliseum.
The entertainment and events lineup for this Saturday, January 7th for the Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival goes like this:
6:30 am Cooks Allowed into Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Area
(Gumbo Cook-Off Only)
7:00 am Fur Festival 5k Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk (Late Registration)
8:00 am 5K Run/1Mile Race and Walk Begin at Lake Charles Airport Area
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Antique Vehicles Showcase - Free Admission
9:00 am. Gates Open - Burton Complex
Admission $15.00 per person/Children 12 & Under Free
Gumbo Cook-Off - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
Craft/Vendor Booths - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
Carnival Opens - Burton Complex
9:30 am Muskrat and Nutria Skinning - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
Trap Setting Competition - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
Oyster Shucking Competition - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
10:00 am Registration for Kids Master Races - Exhibitor Barn
10:30 am Kids Master Oyster Race and Master Shrimping Race - Exhibitor Barn
Group 1 (Ages 6-8 years old) Group 2 (Ages 9-11 years old)
10:30 am Gumbo Cook-Off Judging - Burton Livestock/Exhibit Barn Arena
12:30 pm. Gumbo Cook-Off Awards - Burton Coliseum
Source: Louisian Fur & Wildlife Festival
Here is the entertainment lineup:
1:00 pm. to 3:00 pm Junior LaCrosse
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Steel Shot
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Geno Delafose & the French Rockin' Boogie
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm Beau Young Band
9:30 pm to 11:30 pm Wayne Toups
This two-day event takes place at the Burton Complex in South Lake Charles. Geaux pass yourself a good time this weekend.
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