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Cattle Festival begins Wednesday in a new home

Posted: 12:11 PM, Oct 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-07 13:11:53-04

The Louisiana Cattle Festival is moving to a new home this year.

The festivities begin on Wednesday, you can find a full schedule of events below.

The festival this year will be held at The Red Barn on Rodeo Road in Abbeville.  For more details on the festival, click here .

Here’s this year’s schedule:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

6:00 pm: Honoree Social & Banquet. Music by Wesbound, Wesley Lemaire.

Location: Magdalen Place on Magdalen Square.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

5:30 pm: Festival Opening Ceremonies

Bracelet Day- unlimited rides from open to close of fair;

Bracelet $20

Location: The Red Barn, 2901 Rodeo Rd.

Friday, October 12, 2018

$5 Gate Fee; Children 10 and Under enter for FREE

8:00 am:     Livestock Show – Location: LA Extension Service Bldg., West Port St., Abbeville

8:00 am:     Alice Lancon Memorial Cooking Contest – Location: Farm Bureau Office, Veterans Memorial Drive

10:00 am:   Judging for Cooking Contest Begins

12:00 pm:   Public Viewing for Cooking Contest Begins

Judging of the Sheep Show – Location: Cecil McCory Exhibit Building, West Port St., Abbeville

5:30 pm:     Festival Opens ($5 Gate Fee)

Location: Main Stage, The Red Barn, 2901 Rodeo Rd.

Midnight:    All Festival Activities Close

Saturday, October 13, 2018

$5 Gate Fee; Children 10 and Under enter for FREE

7:30 am:      Livestock Show Begins

10:30 am:    Reception: Queens & Dignitaries

11:00 am:    Booth & Fair Open ($5 Gate Fee) – Location: The Red Barn, 2901 Rodeo Rd., Abbeville)

1:00 pm:      Grand Parade – Location: Charity & State St.

Midnight:    All Festival Activities Close

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Bracelet Day- unlimited rides from open to close; Bracelet $20 – Location: The Red Barn, 2901 Rodeo Rd.

7:00 am:    Anything Goes Cook Off

11:00 am:  Family Day Activities Open

1:00 pm:    Cook Off Tasting Begins

5:00 pm:    Family Day Activities Close