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Make plans to attend 2020 Fur and Wildlife Fest

The 2020 Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival will be held Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 9-11. This year’s festival will be saluting the Energy Industry.

Some events will be held before the festival. They are included in the schedule of events listed here by day:

Saturday, Dec. 28

  • 6 p.m. Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Queen Contest, Admission $5, South Cameron High School, 753 Oak Grove Highway, Grand Chenier (Creole).

Thursday, Jan. 9

  • 6 p.m. Little Miss and Mister Cameron Parish & Miss Cameron Parish Pageants and Crowning of King Fur, Admission $5, South Cameron High School, 753 Oak Grove Highway, Grand Chenier (Creole).

Friday, Jan. 10

  • (Calendar is Tentative)
  • 9 a.m. Dog Trials (Registration Begins - End of Earl Road).
  • 10 a.m. Dog Trails Begin - Junior Pups with Seasoned Dogs to Follow.
  • 12 p.m. Gates Open - Main Fairgrounds, Admission $5 per person/$15 weekend pass (includes admission to Friday evening pageant); Children 12 & Under Free; Carnival Opens - Main Fairgrounds; Trap Shooting - North of Fairgrounds.
  • 6:30 p.m. High Perform-ance (Entertainment) - Main Fairgrounds.
  • 10 p.m. Gates Close - Main Fairgrounds.

Saturday, Jan. 11

  • 6:30 a.m. Cooks Allowed on Fairgrounds (Gumbo Cook-Off Only).
  • 7 a.m. Fur Festival 5k Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk (Late Registration) Downtown Main Street. Early Registration and Additional Information.
  • 9 am.-4 p.m. Antique Vehicles Showcase - Free Admission.
  • 9 a.m. Gates Open - Main Fairgrounds, Admission $10 per person/Children 12 & Under Free; Gumbo Cook Off - Main Fairgrounds; Carnival Opens - Main Fairgrounds; Trap Shooting - North of Fairgrounds.
  • 9:30 a.m. Muskrat and Nutria Skinning - Main Fairgrounds; Trap Setting Competition - Main Fairgrounds; Oyster Shucking Competition - Main Fairgrounds
  • 10:30 a.m. Kids Master Oyster Race and Master Fishing Race - Main Fairgrounds, Group 1 (Ages 6-8 years old), Group 2 (Ages 9-12 years old); Gumbo Cook-Off Judging - Main Fairgrounds.
  • 1 p.m. Parade - Downtown Cameron (Line up Cameron Construction Yard).
  • 3 p.m. Duck and Goose Calling Competition - Fairground Building.
  • 3-6 p.m. Three Thirty Seven (Entertainment) - Main Fairgrounds.
  • 7-10 p.m. Travis Matte (Entertainment) - Main Fairgrounds.

The festival fairgrounds have moved to Recreation Lane (behind Cameron Courthouse) in Downtown Cameron, unless otherwise stated.

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