Cal-Cam Fair turns 100

The Cal Cam Fair, a fall tradition, will celebrate its 100 year celebration (1922-2022), Wednesday, Oct. 12 through Sunday, Oct. 16 at West Cal Arena, located at 401 Arena Rd., Sulphur.

Some of the festivities will include carnival rides, livestock show, food, baked goods and arts/crafts contest, beauty pageants, talent show, bands and entertainment and more.

Admission is charged; proceeds benefit scholarship fund. Call the festival office for more information at 337-527-9371.


The theme for the Cal Cam Fair this year is “100 Years of Making Tomorrow’s Memories Today”.

Admission cost is $5 on Thursday, $10 on Friday, $15 on Saturday (all day) and $5 on Sunday from 1-5 p.m.

The Carnival wrist band price is $20 on Thursday, $25 on Friday, $30 on Saturday, and $20 on Sunday.

The 2022 Schedule of Events is as follows:

Saturday, Oct. 8

Pageant: Doors open at 8 a.m. starting with Petite Miss, Five year old to 12 year old until 11 a.m.

Starting at 1 p.m., Freshman Miss, Teen Miss, Young Miss Cal Cam then Miss Cal Cam. Pageant will be held at Sulphur High School auditorium.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Exhibits only, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 13

Gates open at 4 p.m. Rides start at 5 p.m. and close at 10 p.m.

Introduction of Board Member, Public Official and Founder, Dr. Lafarque family, 6 p.m.

Gospel Music, 6:30 p.m. until.

FrIday, Oct. 14

Gates open at 4 p.m. Rides at 5 p.m.-12 a.m.

Special Citizen Day, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Music by Larry Carrol.

Livestock Show – Registration: Sheep 1-1:45 p.m. Show starts at 2 p.m. followed by Goats and Pigs Showmanship (West Cal Arena North barns.) Calcasieu and Cameron Parish only).

Gates open at 4 p.m. Rides start at 5 p.m. and closes at midnight.

Cal Cam Got Talent, 6-7 p.m.

Jr. Bull Riding, 7:30 p.m. until.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Parade line up at 9 a.m. Parade starts at 10 a.m.

Gates open at 10 a.m. Rides start at 11 a.m. until midnight.

Children’s Cooking Contest, 12 p.m. until. (Get Cookin)

School Choirs – Barbe, Sulphur High, Bell City

Invitational Bullfight, 7 p.m. until.

Casey Peveto after bullfight.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Rides start at 12 p.m. and ends at 5 p.m.

Livestock Show, 10 a.m.

11 a.m., Beef Registration, entry and weigh-in (Open only to Calcasieu and Cameron). Location will be at West-Cal Arena.