The Louisiana Cotton Festival is back for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
The fun kicks off Wednesday, October 20 at 5:00 p.m. when the fairgrounds open.
From that moment, the rest of the week is packed with activities. On Thursday, the fairgrounds will be open with Friday being the big night for live music at the festival. Geno Delafose headlines starting at 8:00 pm.
On Saturday, the board will crown a new Cotton Festival Queen and on Sunday the parade will roll.
Entries are still being accepted for the parade. Those wanting to sign up can do so by going to Ville Platte City Hall before Friday at noon.