66th Annual

ERATH

4TH OF JULY

Celebration

2012 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012

 

BABY KING AND QUEEN CONTEST

Division I               (6-12 months)                                                                                      Registration:         8:00 AM

Division II              (13-24 months)                                                                                    Contest:                 9:00 AM

 

Division III             (25-36 months)                                                                                   

Division IV             (37 months-4 years)                                                                          

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY JUNE 22nd

*For entry details, call Romona (337) 937-5071      ERATH COMMUNITY BUILDING      ERATH CITY PARK

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012

All events Sunday will be held at Erath City Park

 

4TH OF JULY MASS                            8:30 AM                 Erath City Park                     Bring Lawn Chairs

 

17TH ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY BAR-B-QUE COOKOFF    

Bar-B-Que sandwiches and drinks will be sold by the Erath Volunteer Fire Department.   

Music will be provided by DJ Wesley LeMaire & Wesbound from 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM.

   *Call Ricky at  (337) 937-0074 for more information.

 

ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW

Artists and crafters selling original, hand crafted items all day, beginning at 8:30 AM.

*Call Jackie at (337) 937-5585 for more information.

 

SHOW & SHINE by Cruisin’ Cajun Country Auto Club

Beautiful cars on display all day, beginning at 9:30 AM.

*Call Wilson (337) 369-9595, Warren (337) 365-8793, or Jimmy (337) 367-1631 for more information.

 

QUEENS PAGEANT - Jr. Division Competition

Little Miss 4th of July                            Ages 5, 6, & 7                                       Festival Stage

Young Miss 4th of July                         Ages 8, 9, & 10                                    Erath City Park

Jr. Miss 4th of July                                Ages 11, 12, & 13                                                Contest: 10:00 AM

Jr. Teen 4th of July                               Ages 14 & 15                                        Casual Attire

*Entry Deadline is June 20th at 6:00 PM.  Call (337) 937-0691 for more information.

        

HOMEMADE PIE BAKING & DESSERT CONTEST

Bring your favorite homemade pie or dessert for the contest.  Entries must be there by 11:45 AM.

*Call Mary at (337) 937-0074 for more information.

 

CHILDREN’S PARADE                                     

Small Floats, wagons, and other unmotorized vehicles for children of all ages.

Immediately following the Queens Pageant.                                * Call (337) 937-0691 for more information.

 

SPECIAL CONTESTS 

Watermelon eating, Cracker eating, & Potato relays for all ages

Hot Dog Eating Contest (Ages 18 & Over)

Time:  1:00 PM    

 

saturday, JUNE 30, 2012

 

BRACELET NIGHT ($17.00 per bracelet)                                                      Cajun Carnival Rides

Bracelets will be honored from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM                                   6:00 PM – 12:30 AM

 

FAIS DO DO

Nik-L Beer Band

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

 

Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin’ Cajuns

with Cajun Music Legend DL Menard

9:30 PM – 12:30 AM

 

sunday, JULY 1, 2012

 

BRACELET NIGHT ($17.00 per bracelet)                                                      MUSIC – Disk Jockey      

Bracelets will be honored from 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM                                   Wesley LeMaire & Wesbound

Cajun Carnival Rides                                                                                         7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

 

QUEENS PAGEANT

SR. DIVISION COMPETITION

                                                                                                                               

Teen Miss 4th of July                           Ages 16 & 17                                        Festival Stage

Miss 4th of July                                     Ages 18 - 23 (single)                          Downtown Erath

Time:  6:00 PM                                                                                                     Formal Attire                        

                                          

Entry Deadline is June 22th at 6:00 PM.  Call (337) 937-0691 for more information.

 

 

Monday, JULY 2, 2012

 

BRACELET NIGHT ($17.00 per bracelet)                                                      MUSIC – Disk Jockey      

Bracelets will be honored from 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM                                   Wesley LeMaire & Wesbound

Cajun Carnival Rides                                                                                         7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

 

Tuesday, JULY 3, 2012

 

Cajun Carnival Rides                                                                                        MUSIC – Disk Jockey

6:00 PM – 12:30 AM                                                                                           Wesley LeMaire & Wesbound

                                                                                                                                7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

 

FAIS DO DO

TK Hulin and Smoke

9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

DANCE CONTEST: 11:00 PM

 

****Wednesday, JULY 4, 2012 ****

 

  12th Annual Fun Run – 5 K Run and 1 Mile Walk

7:30 AM  *For more information, call Skeeter (337) 577-2534.

 

WATER FIGHTS BETWEEN THE AREA FIRE DEPARTMENTS

10:00 AM – Downtown Erath

 

CAJUN CARNIVAL RIDES

1:00 PM – 10:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                               

PARADE

5:00 PM

FAIS DO DO

Side Show

Acadiana’s Favorite Variety Band

7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

                                                                                                                                               

GIANT FIREWORKS DISPLAY OVER THE SKIES OF ERATH

9:00 PM

 

No ice chest, beverage tubes, or pets allowed.

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION!

www.erath4.com

 

The Erath 4th of July Association wishes to thank

the following sponsors whose generosity makes

the festival possible.

the festival possible.

 

 

 

  

The Willis Granger Family

 

Robert B. Vincent

Attorney at Law

 


 

Festival T-Shirts, Aprons, and Garden Flags

Available at

Champagne's Supermarket

 
Blast from the Past Photo Galleries!

Prior Schedules

     

 

 

 

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