The annual Washington Catfish Festival, which was originally set for April, will be ready to roll October 1- 4 in beautiful, historic Washington, LA! This tasty event will take place on the festival grounds at 143 Veterans Memorial Hwy. In addition to the catfish cook off, there is also great cajun, zydeco, and swamp pop music, arts and crafts, food booths, an awesome parade, and of course, lots of delish catfish! Admission is $10, except for Thursday night, which is free, and $5 for kids 12 and under. Check out the schedule of events below, and head out to Washington for a whole bunch of fun, sha!

Thursday, Oct 1 
Full Carnival Rides - 5pm-10pm

Friday, Oct 2 
5pm - DJ Vinnie V
5:30pm - Rude
7pm - Lil Pookie
8:30pm - Patrick Henry & The Liberation Band
10:30pm - Kenne Wayne

Saturday, Oct 3 
10am - Parade
11am - Full Carnival Rides
3pm - Queen's Catfish Eating Contest
3:15pm - Coushatta Dancers

Saturday Bands
12pm - J.C. Melancon
1:50pm - Lil Kenny & The Heartbreakers
3:40pm - Rockin' Doopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters
5:30pm - Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
7:20pm - Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
9:10pm - Richard LeBeouf
11pm - Charlie Rivers

Sunday, Oct 4
8am-12pm - Catfish Cook off
8am-8:45pm - Full Carnival Rides
3:15pm - F.I.R.E Expressions Performing Arts Conservatory

Sunday Bands
12pm - Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
1:45pm - Leon Chavis
3:30pm - Krossfyre
5:15pm - Chris Ardoin
7pm - Cupid